St. Cloud has always been a second home to me. After growing up in the town of Paynesville, I moved to Sartell to begin my college career at St. Cloud State University, majoring in Mass Communications. In my time there I mostly focused on the television side of things, spending most of my time with the campus television station UTVS. While at UTVS I did many roles such as news anchor, reporter and sports anchor for our many live newscasts. I even did play by play for the football and basketball games that we had televised. However, I didn’t just limit myself to television. While putting myself through school I worked with Leighton Broadcasting in their sports department, doing many things behind the scenes and over the air. Upon my graduation from St. Cloud State in 2012, I began to find that first opportunity to enter the broadcast journalism world and to my excitement landed here at WJON as a field reporter/news anchor. I love what I do and can honestly say that I never think of my job as work. While I cover all news in our listening area, my main beats are Waite Park, Sartell and Arts/Entertainment. Feel free to message me for any possible story ideas. Outside of the news room my pastimes include sports, music, hanging with my family and just enjoying the great Minnesota weather.
Train Strikes U-Haul Truck Near Sartell Over the Weekend
Authorities responded to a train vs vehicle crash near Sartell over the weekend.
Sartell Police To Hold Senior Citizen Safety Class
Local law enforcement are giving senior residents the tools needed to better protect themselves from crimes and scams.
DeZURIK to Hold Open House To Celebrate 90 Year History
A longtime Sartell business is celebrating their 90th Anniversary this weekend.
Woman Taken to Hospital After Being Hit by Car
A Cokato woman was taken to the hospital after she was hit by a vehicle in Wright County.
Bark to the Future Fundraiser Brings in Record Totals for TCHS
The Tri-County Humane Society's Companion Walk proved to be another hit this year, bringing in record breaking totals.
Sheriff: Signs Point to Heinrich From Day One in Wetterling Case
An investigation, which Stearns County Sheriff Don Gudmundson says went off the rails quickly, is finally put to rest.
The Weekender: TaikoProject, Rock for Alzheimer’s and More!
A lot of family fun is happening around central Minnesota this weekend. You can see an amazing drumming performance by TaikoProject at St. Ben's, enjoy so family activities at St. Francis Xaiver Church, hear live music in St. Joseph at the Rock for Alzheimer's event, grab a drink at the T…
Spa Nala Closes Sartell Location, Moves to Alexandria
A popular Sartell spa and laser treatment center has closed one door and opened another.
Sheriff: 36 Mailboxes Damaged in Morrison County
A suspect(s) is damaging mailboxes in Morrison County.
Vikings Cut Loose Carlson, Sign Former Cowboys Kicker
A day after rookie kicker Daniel Carlson missed three field goals (two to win the game) against the Green Bay Packers, the Vikings have cut him loose.