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Where do I begin? It all started back in 1991, when my writing was first published in a book… an actual book! It was a pretty big deal for me back then, considering I was only nine years old. Since then, my writing has taken me around the country; from coast to coast.

I started my career in local television in 2003, serving as Host and Producer for Union TV34. There, I learned to not only write for TV, but also shoot and edit my own stories.

In 2004, I accepted a position as Host of “Comcast Newsmakers” and “Comcast on the Red Carpet”. Both programs were produced by CN8 The Comcast Network (Philadelphia) and aired on CNN Headline News (HLN).

In 2007, I was appointed Director of Operations for Westfield TV36, where I was responsible for overseeing all technical and creative responsibilities.

In 2009, I took the girl out of Jersey.. accepting a position at WATE 6 NEWS (ABC) in Knoxville, TN. There, I served as Anchor/Reporter on morning, afternoon and evening broadcasts. I was proud to receive several awards for reports focused on the military. At the risk of helmet hair, I even threw on a uniform and bullet proof vest to train with the 278th, documenting their preparations for deployment to Iraq. From high risk to high profile, I also handled the station’s celebrity red carpet segments, including the CMA’s in Nashville.

In 2011, my writing launched me from coast to coast, when I accepted an Anchor/Reporter position with KOMO 4 News (ABC) in Seattle. While at KOMO, I met my husband, (he’s a Director), and we married in September of 2013.

It’s still up in the air who asked who…

I’ve made a home here in Seattle with my husband, his three awesome kids (ages 5/8/11) and my furbaby, Mikey. Now, here I am at Q13 FOX News!

Let me tell ya, it took a lot to get the girl out of Jersey… and much more to get her to stay and call Seattle home. I’m so happy to share this community with you and I look forward to sharing its stories.. YOUR stories.. right here on Q13.


Recent Articles
  • ‘To be a mother, I would have to take pills’: Meet a woman who defies stereotypes of addiction

    Her name is Melissa McGee. She is a mother, a daughter, a sister and a friend.  And she is also a recovering addict.

  • Terrifying attack on barista in Kent caught on video

    KENT, Wash. — Police asked for the public’s help Tuesday to ID a man who attacked a barista at the Hottie Shots Espresso stand, forced her out of the building at knifepoint and tried to rape her. The barista, a 30-year-old Bonney Lake woman, told officers that the man came to the coffee stand window on foot and ordered a drink at about 4:45 a.m. Tuesday. She said while she was distracted making the drink, the man climbed through the […]

  • ‘They looked legit’: Fake tickets for Seattle musical ‘Hamilton’ cost victim $700

    SEATTLE — Have you been scammed while purchasing event tickets? If the answer is yes, Seattle police want to hear from you. Detectives arrested a burglary suspect, accused of posting ads for fraudulent tickets on sites like Craigslist and OfferUp and they believe there are many victims out there. That includes Diana Thibado, who always takes the time to search the internet looking for the best deal. But when she agreed to meet a seller from Craigslist to buy several […]

  • Tukwila Police vow no repeat of ‘unfortunate incident’ where officers took 911 caller to ICE agents

    TUKWILA, Wash. — An undocumented married father of three, Wilson Rodriguez Macarreno, faces deportation after calling 911 to report a possible break-in at his home last week. Tukwila police officers turned Rodriguez Macarreno over to federal ICE agents, because a warrant came down in his name in a format that the Tukwila Police Department said the officers had never seen before. Immigration attorney Luis Cortez is working quickly from his Kent office to try to prevent Rodriguez Macarreno’s deportation. But […]

  • Logger who fell into sinkhole recounts long, cold ordeal and his rescue

    Bill Burke wasn’t sure he’d ever see the light of day again. He spent nearly 24 hours underground, after falling roughly 16 feet down a sinkhole Monday afternoon while working a logging job in a wooded area just outside Montesano. “Next thing I know, one foot went down and then both my feet went down. And next thing I know, I’m up to my arms. And then all at once, all the sticks and everything that was holding me up […]

  • Tacoma City Council member recalled to active duty, will deploy to Kabul in March

    SEATTLE — Every Tuesday you will find Tacoma City Councilman Robert Thoms in council chambers. But his public service echoes far beyond these walls. In March, Thoms, a member of the Navy Reserves who has been recalled to active duty, will go from council member to commander with the U.S. Navy. He’ll be stationed in Kabul, Afghanistan, as a public affairs officer for 6 months. It’s by no means his first deployment. He’s served in the Navy for nearly 25 […]

  • Two arrested as suspects in ‘clumsy’ package theft in Bothell

    SEATTLE — Viewers often send in surveillance video of thieves at their doorstep, taking boxes and letters. While that is frustrating, what it can lead to can be downright infuriating. While you’re waiting for that personal document so you can file your taxes, so are thieves, ready to steal so much more. With tax season upon us, that ever important W-2 will make it’s way to your mailbox. And Redmond police say it’s up to you to get to it, […]

  • Nearly 1/3 of Washington students struggle with depression; resource group meets at UW

    SEATTLE — No parent is ever emotionally prepared to send their kid off college. It is a difficult transition; and not just for mom and dad, but for our young adult children, too. Results of a new mental health study, released Tuesday, show college students are juggling more than just the pressure of college credits. They’re facing depression and anxiety. And some are even contemplating suicide. “I felt like it’s my fault he died. Why couldn’t I have saved him? […]

  • Voyeurism suspect apparently caught taking up-skirt videos in Seattle

    Surveillance cameras show Katharine taking the escalator up to her office in a commercial building in downtown Seattle.

  • Local grandmother gets big surprise on her 101st birthday

    ISSAQUAH, Wash. — A local grandmother got her wish — just in time for her 101st birthday. Friends and family say Eileen loves nothing more than to write and receive letters. So for her birthday they asked for help on social media — hoping to get people from all over the country to write her letters. We were there for the special delivery… The big surprise was organized by her grandson Mike, who lives in New York City. We talked […]