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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
  • 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, […]

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    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:

  • Lola is COOL in this convertible with her red goggles and sun visor.

    SNAPSHOT Challenge: Peculiar Pets

    This gallery is now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted. We received a lot of great, funny, cute photos! To see other SNAPSHOT photo galleries, click here.

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    Adorable dancing babies invent moves worthy of music video

    Dancing babies. Can there be anything cuter? In this video two adorable babies from Korea invent their own dance moves that just might turn up in Psy’s next music video.

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    What happens when you introduce troubled teens to theatre

    MANHATTAN, N.Y. — “I wish I could take it back. Actually, no. I don’t wish I could take it back because what happens to me afterwards is one of the best things that happened to me in my entire life,” Christopher Thompson said. Thompson is talking about an altercation he had at school. He hit a fellow student in the face with a lock. The student went to the hospital, received stitches and pressed charges. Thompson’s life has never been […]

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    SNAPSHOT Challenge: Backyard flowers

    This gallery is now closed. Thank you to everyone who contributed! To see all of our SNAPSHOT photo galleries, visit fox4kc.com/snapshot.  

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    Our favorite pictures from 2014 School Day at the K

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — School Day at the K was a little cloudy, a little cool, but that didn’t keep the kids from flashing warm smiles and cheering at the awesome experiments performed for them by the FOX 4 meteorology team. The event brings out the kid in Mike Thompson, Joe Lauria, Karli Ritter and Michelle Bogowith and many other FOX 4 News anchors and reporters who join in to greet the busloads of students, teachers and parents who attended […]

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    SNAPSHOT Challenge: Your Lawnmowers

    This gallery is now closed. Thank you to everyone who contributed. To see all of our SNAPSHOT photo galleries, visit fox4kc.com/snapshot. Next week’s challenge: flowers!

  • Elderly Kansas City man found dead in backyard pool

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police have confirmed a man, approximately 70 years of age, was found dead in a backyard pool late Tuesday morning in Kansas City, Mo. They say the man could have been there for days. According to Public Information Officer James Garrett, the man was found in a backyard pool at a home in the 10900 block of Poplar Ave. around 10:30 a.m. “Upon arrival, we did find a male deceased in the back yard in the […]

  • Mark Alford demonstrates motorcycle safety techniques

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. With warmer weather comes more motorcycle wrecks. Many times, it’s the fault of the driver of a car or a truck. FOX 4’s Mark Alford has been riding for four years and knows first-hand the importance of motorcycle safety. “I can’t stress how important a motorcycle safety foundation course is if you plan to ride,” he said. “It not only makes you a better motorcyclist, it also makes you a […]

  • Firefighters rescue 105-year-old woman from Tonganoxie house fire

    TONGANOXIE, Kan. — Firefighters rescued a 105-year-old woman from a house fire early Tuesday morning in Tonganoxie, Kan. The fire started at a home on 6th street. The woman’s nephew, Jackson Jarrett, who lives next door, said he called 911 after smelling smoke just before 5 a.m. Jarrett said he heard his aunt screaming for help, but the heavy smoke kept him from reaching her. He said he is grateful for the quick response of firefighters who rescued his aunt. […]

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    SNAPSHOT Challenge: Your Morel Hunting Adventures

    This gallery is now closed. Thank you to all who submitted. To see all of our SNAPSHOT photo galleries, visit fox4kc.com/snapshot.