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, Sartell-St. Stephen School District, Rice and Arts/Entertainment. I am also the host of Rush Hour weeknights from 5p-6pm. 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.
Missing Willmar Teen Found Safe
Authorities say a missing Willmar teenager has been found safe.
Riverview Intermediate School Designated A School Forest by DNR
When Sartell 3rd through 5th grade students move into the new Riverview Intermediate School this fall, their learning space will include more than just the inside of a classroom.
Three Hurt in Two Vehicle Crash Near Clearwater
Three people were hurt in a two vehicle crash Thursday morning near Clearwater.
Sartell City Administrator Announces Retirement
A long-time Sartell city employee is calling it a career.
The Weekender: Barnelopet, Mardi Gras, and More!
Get out to the house this weekend with lots of fun activities happening in central Minnesota this weekend. Enjoy a night out at Catholic Charities Mardi Gras celebration, do some nordic skiing at the Barnelopet event, create a painting at Art As You Like It, take part in the largest ice fishing cont…
Volunteer Spotlight: Catholic Charities Seek Food Shelf Volunteers
Once a month on WJON's Rush Hour we like to highlight different organizations and non-profits looking for a few extra helping hands with out Volunteer Spotlight segment. This month we chat with Ang Nelson with Catholic Charities talking about the different volunteer opportunities they have.
Wanted Man Arrested in Little Falls
A fugitive wanted by police was arrested in Little Falls Wednesday.
Two Vehicle Crash Near Royalton Sends St. Stephen Man to Hospital
A St. Stephen man was taken to the hospital after a crash near Royalton Tuesday morning.
Wright County Authorities Investigating Fatal Crash
Authorities are investigating a fatal crash from over the weekend.
Oak Ridge Elementary Prepares to Welcome Pre-K Students This Fall
Staff at Oak Ridge Elementary are preparing for district wide changes starting this summer.