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As a Seattle Native, I’m thrilled to be back in the Northwest, working at Q13 FOX News. I knew at a very young age that I wanted to be a Sportscaster. That passion only grew while at the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, at Washington State University.

During college I interned for Root Sports and Sony while reporting for ESPNU Campus Connections. After graduating I headed to Idaho Falls, Idaho where I honed my skills as a Sports Anchor/Reporter.

I am a die hard Seahawks, Sounders and Mariners fan and proud to be covering the teams I grew up watching!

What keeps me going….
The love of the game and sharing that with Northwest Sports Fans.

I give back to my community by….
Mentoring students interested in careers in sports broadcasting. I’ve served as a guest lecturer in college and high school classrooms. I enjoy inspiring the next generation to find and pursue their passion.

My greatest TV moment….
Playing basketball with the Harlem Globetrotters… they even helped me slam dunk!

TV moment I would like to forget….
When the NFL Lockout ended, I was so overcome with joy I burst into song and dance “Are You Ready For Some Football” on live television…

If I had free time, I would….
Travel, anywhere and everywhere! Spend time with my family and friends, take a yoga class and participate in any activity that gets me moving and outdoors.


Recent Articles
  • Sounders get salary help, sign Dempsey to new deal for 2018; team loses Miller in draft

    TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Sounders will have Clint Dempsey when they try to make it to a third straight MLS Cup final. Seattle general manger Garth Lagerwey confirmed Tuesday that the club has signed Dempsey to a one-year deal for the 2018 season that will keep the forward with the Sounders while giving the team greater salary flexibility. Having the improved flexibility is important for Lagerwey as the Sounders try to build a roster that can chase a […]

  • Defending champion Seattle Sounders hold final practice before MLS Cup against Toronto

    TORONTO — The defending champion Seattle Sounders wrapped up their final practice Friday before Toronto FC in the MLS Cup on Saturday afternoon. It’s only the third time in the league’s history that the same two MLS Cup finalists from one year have both returned the next season. The match will be held at 1 p.m. (PT) and broadcast by ESPN. Q13 will have pre-match news on the Sounders and live reports from Toronto from 7 a.m. until noon on […]

  • Sounders hold first training session in Toronto ahead of Saturday’s MLS Cup match

    TORONTO — The Seattle Sounders on Thursday held their first of two training sessions ahead of Saturday’s MLS Cup against Toronto. The team arrived in Toronto Wednesday night. At a news conference Thursday, Sounders coach Brian Schmetzer said the weather conditions on Saturday won’t matter, despite a threat of snow showers. Q13 News Sports Reporter Michelle Ludtka has more in this video from Toronto.

  • Out & About: Former Seahawk Bryan Walters gives an anti-gravity workout a try

    Seattle – Aerial yoga is an anti-gravity workout that utilizes yoga and pilates positions while incorporating the use of a silk hammock. Juanita High School alumni and Kirkland native Bryan Walters first began doing yoga while playing wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks from 2012-2014 but had never tried aerial yoga before. He enjoyed the workout at the Flight Room and says he thinks this workout could be the future of training in the NFL. Make sure to check out […]

  • Out & About: Seattle Storm’s Breanna Stewart gives glassblowing a try

    Seattle – The Seattle Storm’s Breanna Stewart has always wanted to try glassblowing and thanks to Phillip Hickok at Seattle Glassblowing in Belltown, she was able to make a bowl. Stewart was the 1st overall selection in the 2016 WNBA draft. She played for the University of Connecticut and won the NCAA Championship four times. She has also represented the United States at the Olympics in 2016 and brought home Gold. Don’t miss ‘Out & About’ every Thursday on Q13 […]

  • Out & About: Sounders FC Stefan Frei teams up with local chef Ethan Stowell

    Seattle – In the latest ‘Out & About’ local chef Ethan Stowell hosts Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei at Rione XIII in a cooking lesson of all cooking lessons. Frei, who enjoys cooking as a hobby, picked pasta carbonara to make. It’s a dish close to his heart since he used to help his mom cook the dish growing up in Switzerland. The Sounders wrap up the regular season Sunday as they host the Colorado Rapids. Make sure and watch ‘Out […]

  • Out & About: Sounders FC Henry Wingo takes flight

    Seattle – In the latest installment of ‘Out & About’ the Sounders FC Henry Wingo heads to iFly in Tukwila to try indoor sky diving. Wingo is in his first season with the Sounders after signing a homegrown contract in early 2017. The 22-year-old is a Lake Forest Park native. He went to Shorecrest High School before attending the University of Washington. The Sounders take on FC Dallas Sunday in their second to last regular season game of the year. […]

  • Out & About: Jewell Loyd of the Seattle Storm trades in basketball court for tennis court

      Seattle – Long before the Seattle Storm’s 2015 number one overall draft pick began playing basketball, she was on a tennis court. In fact, tennis was Jewell Loyd’s first sport. She credits her good footwork on the basketball court to her days playing tennis. Loyd says she still tries to incorporate in into her training even as she gets ready for her fourth season in the WNBA. In the latest installement of ‘Out & About’, Loyd hits the court […]

  • Sounders FC Stefan Frei shares ins and outs of goalkeeper kit

    Seattle – In the latest Sounders FC Weekly Wrap, Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei sits down with Michelle Ludtka to discuss what it’s like wearing a different jersey than the rest of his teammates. A lot more goes into then you’d think. Don’t miss the Sounders FC Weekly Wrap every Friday on Q13 News at 9:00pm & 10:00pm all season long.

  • Out & About: KJ Wright and Kevin Pierre-Louis conquer the Space Needle

    Seattle – In the latest installment of ‘Out & About’ Seahawk KJ Wright and former Seahawk/ current Kansas City Chief Kevin Pierre- Louis get harnessed in and walk the outer halo of the Space Needle over 520 feet above the ground. This is a once in a life time experience with less than 100 people having this experience previous to the players taking it on. The only way the general public can get access to this incredible experience is to […]