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Digital savvy multi-media producer.

I enjoy creating videos that not only inform but entertain. I have a heart for Africa, namely Tanzania, and enjoy learning about different cultures.

I joined FOX 4 in 2003 as a Creative Services Producer. In 2007 I joined FOX 4's Internet Department where I write stories for the web and produce videos. I feel fortunate to have a job where I can not only work, but play on the Internet.

When not pecking away at the keyboard you'll find me studying Swahili or outside swimming, hiking, biking, running and exploring the great outdoors.

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Recent Articles
  • preggo

    Man poses for pregnancy photos since his wife didn’t want to

    The pictures are … interesting — if you have a healthy sense of humor. One man posted one simple sentence with a handful of photos. “My wife didn’t want to take maternity pictures, so I hired a photographer and took her place…” His creativity has since spread like baby toys in the play room on social media. We’ve grabbed one photo to peak your interest. To see the rest, click here.

  • Cave Bouldering Gym

    Cave Bouldering Gym opens in Kansas City, climbers rejoice

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Rome wasn’t built in a day, but a new bouldering gym in midtown Kansas City was constructed in just two months. And the mastermind behind it, Elsa Bleeker, said she couldn’t have done it without an amazing group volunteers. “Without the volunteers, this wouldn’t have happened,” she said. “It would have been me and this ugly, dirty space that I had.” Bleeker, a world traveler and adventure enthusiast, said she got bored last fall and decided […]

  • crime scene

    Man gunned down on porch identified

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police have identified the 18-year-old man who was gunned down on his porch Thursday night in the 6900 block of Bellefontaine in Kansas City, Mo. Police said Deion J. Solomon was killed around 9:30 p.m. after someone drove by and opened fire while Solomon was standing outside on a porch. Before police arrived at the scene, Solomon had already been taken to the hospital in a private vehicle where he was pronounced dead. A woman on […]

  • Recipes

    Grilled Summer Slaw with Gorgonzola Vinaigrette

    Grilled coleslaw? You bet! Grilled cabbage wedges acquire terrific flavor while retaining their crunchiness. Dress the coleslaw right before serving, as the dressing makes the cabbage wilt. Place the onions perpendicular to the grill grates so they don’t fall through. Serves 8 to 10 Ingredients: 8 green onions, tops trimmed 1 medium head red cabbage, tough outer leaves removed, cut into 4 wedges 1 head Napa cabbage, tough outer leaves removed, cut into 4 wedges Vegetable oil 8 ounces Gorgonzola […]

  • Grant

    In roundabout way, ‘Humans of New York’ features this handsome, homeless Kansas City dog

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Internet has a way of connecting people — and pets. The word “web” is fitting. Information filters out, expands and weaves its way through cyber space, finding its way to you. Many are familiar with Humans of New York on Facebook, founded by Brandon Stanton. Currently, more than seven million people have ‘liked’ his page. Recently Stanton posted a collage of photos highlighting his girlfriend’s pet initiative, Susie’s Senior Dogs, named after their dog, Susie. […]

  • Jail

    Missouri woman sues over husband’s death in jail

    MAYSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A woman is suing two northwest Missouri counties and several officials after her husband died after he was jailed. Janet Harris of Maysville alleges in the lawsuit that the staff at the Daviess/DeKalb Regional Jail didn’t give her husband medical treatment for a lung infection while he was jailed for 25 days. Thirty-six-year-old Timothy Harris died in early June. The jail’s administrator, Robert Gray, declined to comment on the pending litigation. He is one of 12 […]

  • Screening Room Movies at Home: “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” “The LEGO Movie”

    FOX 4 film critics Shawn Edward and Russ Simmons share this week’s DVD releases.

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    Richard Rockefeller, great-grandson of John D. Rockefeller, dies in plane crash

    (CNN) — Richard Rockefeller, son of philanthropist David Rockefeller and great-grandson of Standard Oil founder and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, was killed Friday in the crash of a single-engine plane in Westchester County, New York, a family representative and airport officials said. Rockefeller, 64, was the only one aboard the Piper PA-46-500TP Meridian aircraft when it crashed at 8:08 a.m. Friday less than a mile from takeoff at an airport near White Plains, airport manager Peter Scherrer told media after […]

  • swim2

    Your Snapshots: Fun in the sun

    Whether at the pool or beach, water is one way to cool off in the summer. This week we’re looking for your best pool party, beach or boating pictures. (Save your float trip photos. We’ll feature those in a few weeks.) Upload your beach/boat/pool pictures by following the instructions below. To see other SNAPSHOT photo galleries, click here. To upload photos, you must use a computer and not a mobile device. When uploading your photo, include your email address in […]

  • ‘Jackass’ Steve-O: I’m a shameless SOB

    He’s known for outrageous stunts, but now Jackass star Steve-O is making a name for himself as a standup comedian, incorporating his signature stunts in his performances. He appeared on FOX 4’s Morning Show on Thursday and said he has a knack for saying things he shouldn’t, which can come in handy when getting an audience to laugh. “I’m a shameless SOB,” he said. Soon to turn 40,  Steve-O said he thinks his body can handle several more years of […]

  • Obama dummy found hanging from I-70 bridge disrupts early morning traffic

    GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — Authorities are investigating after a dummy bearing a President Obama face mask was found hanging from the Lefholz Bridge over I-70 near Grain Valley, Mo. The bridge is located between Oak Grove and Grain Valley. Police received the report around 5:30 a.m. Monday. Crews, using a robot, removed the dummy and took it into a nearby field where it was x-rayed for possible explosives. “The item that we had, we thought possibly could have been explosive, […]

  • goat

    Goat takes a ride with guy on bike

    We’re not sure why. We’re not even entirely sure how, but this guy has a goat. On his bike. While riding a bike. And it’s not a baby goat. It’s a big one — and it seems to be rather content despite his peculiar situation. Take a look: