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Born and raised here in the Northwest, I'm also a proud Husky! My first job in broadcasting came as a UW sophomore when I was 19, reporting traffic for the afternoon show on KISS-FM. From there, I worked pretty much every radio shift imaginable, and was lucky enough to join The Bob Rivers Show, the morning radio show on KZOK at the time, working with some of the best in the biz.

I officially joined the Q13 FOX news team in August 2009, and my favorite thing about working here is being able to be a storyteller in the community I grew up in. I LOVE talking to people and doing interactive stories where I get to be myself and represent viewers by taking them inside the story itself.

Outside of work, you'll find me pretending I’m a calm person in a hot yoga class; pretending I am an award-winning singer and rapper in a karaoke bar; or pretending I'm the courtesy police and demanding the 'thank-you wave' in traffic (let's be kind during rush hour, people)!

My husband and I love traveling together, exploring new places here in the Northwest and all over. We also have a brown-and-white cat, Saffron, who seems to think my pillow is a special place for him to sleep at night. (Note to Saffy: It's NOT. #pushover).


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    More than 50 years later, these junior high grads still reunite once a month

    TACOMA – A few days after we ran a piece at Tacoma’s McCarver Elementary for our Teacher Appreciation Week, I received a message from a viewer. She wanted to tell me she had seen our piece, and would we be interested in knowing there is a group of McCarver grads from the 1940s and 1950s who still get together? Heck yes! Sandy Leyda, who made that phone call, invited us to join their small group of about 20 women, who […]

  • Hydros and clowns: Seafair Summer Fourth is here

    Above: Seafair clowns showing us how pie SHOULD be consumed. (More videos on Seafair Summer Fourth below.) SEATTLE — Celebrating the 4th by huddling up with your family and friends under the night sky to watch fireworks over Lake Union is a tradition for many Pacific Northwesterners! The fireworks may start at 10:20pm, but the fun starts much earlier in the day, and we were lucky enough to get a bit of a preview of the Seafair Summer Fourth! There […]

  • Stay cool and chic for the 4th with these style ideas

    SEATTLE — Happy Fourth of July weekend! With a lot of us gearing up to head to family gatherings, parties with friends, or even just fun events, dressing the part can be fun. But who wants to spend a ton of money on a “red, white and blue” outfit if you’re likely to wear it just once a year? Darcy Camden and Tiffany Lowry to the rescue! Our style experts from Styl-FM Radio showcased everything from makeup to clothes, and […]

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    Are your kids playing too many video games? You may want to sign them up for this

    SEATTLE — Parents, it may be time to change the way you look at the amount of time your kids spend playing video games. Super League Gaming is the world’s first recreational game league, and founder Brett Morris tells us it’s all about bringing out the social and competitive aspect of gaming. As president and COO, Morris launched the company just in the last few weeks in 23 markets across the country, including Seattle. The goal? “It’s the best thing […]

  • No air conditioner? Here’s how to cool down your home

    Above: Keeping your home cool without an air conditioner, especially during the day time. Check out the video at the end of the story for ideas on staying cool at night.  SEATTLE — An air conditioning unit just might be the easiest way to  cool down your home (many local retailers, including The Home Depot, recently received new shipments in recent days), but for many of us, it’s simply too expensive or impractical. Fear not! We have some solutions for both day […]

  • Good-bye, Skate King! Iconic building shuts its doors

    BELLEVUE — After over four decades in business, Bellevue Skate King is shutting its doors. For the generations who made memories here, be it for birthday parties or just the occasional free skate, it’s the end of an era. We laced up our skates one last time– and you can, too! — to learn more about how Skate King has been a staple for families over the years. Returning to Skate King is like walking into a time capsule: nothing […]

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    Fourth graders and ‘Adopted Grandparents’ meet for the first time after a year of letters (VIDEO)

    ABOVE: Watch what happens when fourth graders at Mercer Island’s Island Park Elementary meet their Adopted Grandparent pen pals for the first time, after exchanging letters for the whole school year! MERCER ISLAND — Teacher Lindsay Oliveira jumped at the opportunity to have her Island Park Elementary fourth graders correspond with local grandparents. Starting this past September, she helped launch the “Adopted Grandparent Program”: each of her students were paired with one senior resident of Aljoya Mercer Island. All  year, the pen pals exchanged […]