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.
Big Ten Postpones Fall Sports Season, Hope to Play in Spring
There will be no Gopher football played this fall.
Governor Walz Extends COVID-19 Peacetime Emergency
Governor Tim Walz has extended his peacetime emergency powers for another 30 days.
New Executive Order Allows Food Trucks To Sell At Rest Stops
Truck drivers will soon have other options when it comes to grabbing a bite to eat on the road.
Volunteers Needed for NCAA Final Four in Minneapolis
The NCAA and Minneapolis Local Organizing Committee is looking for volunteers to help with the 2019 NCAA Men's Final Four tournament April 5th-8th.
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UPDATE: Death Investigation Determined Murder-Suicide
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Community Mourns Over the Loss Of A Neighbor, Friend, and Classmate [VIDEO]
Heavy hearts filled those that walked into St. Francis Xavier Church this (Tuesday) evening to remember their friend, neighbor and classmate.