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I’m a morning news producer for Q13 in Seattle. Graduated from Washington State University and worked at KHQ in Spokane before moving back home to Seattle.

Everyday I challenge myself to have the best news judgment, be creative and accurate. I use social media as a way to find information and connect with people around the world.

Recent Articles
  • Meet Capone! #WhyNotMePets

    SEATTLE — Meet Capone! He is a 4-years-old, King Charles spaniel mix. Much like his namesake, Capone has had a hard time trusting new people. However, once he warms up to you, he’s a goof ball. Capone was picked up in California as a stray dog and when they called his family, they said they no longer wanted him. Capone has been at Emerald City Pet Rescue for more than a year. The rescue thinks he is having a hard […]

  • Meet Belle and Buster! #WhyNotMePets

    SEATTLE — Meet Belle and Buster, they are looking for a home. Belle, who is black and white and Buster, who is brown and white are both toy fox terriers. At 10-years-old, the dogs used to have a family, but they had to give them up. Now both of these pups are ready for a new life as long as they can stay together. Besides staying together, Belle and Buster do not have any special needs. The dogs are also […]

  • Meet Lexi! #WhyNotMePets

    SEATTLE — If you are looking for a new, active friend, meet Lexi! She is a seven-year-old large breed mix who acts a like she is a two or three-year-old. Sadly, Lexi has been in and out of shelters for year snow. She is currently living at Camano Animal Shelter. Shelter workers told us she is having a hard time getting adopted mostly because people underestimate her love for activity. She would really fit well with people who are active, […]

  • Meet Oakley! #WhyNotMePets

    SEATTLE — Meet Oakley! A seven-year-old Plott Hound mix. Oakley has been at Skagit Humane in Burlington since June. The dog coordinator there said Oakley’s owners had to give her up because their lifestyle changed. She is a super sweet girl, loves to cuddle and play outside. Like most hounds she is a bit curious and needs a fenced in yard. Oakley has no special needs and is a happy, healthy girl. If you’re interested in adopting her, head over […]

  • Meet Haven! #WhyNotMePets

    SEATTLE — Meet Haven! This beautiful 2 1/2 year old cat that is both independent and confident. The folks at Homeward Pet Adoption Center said Haven was surrendered to a shelter in Yakima, but because of overcrowding there, they took her in. Haven would do best in a home without cats, but she might do well around dogs and older kids. If you want to meet Haven, you can head to the Homeward Pet Adoption Center in Woodinville. You can […]

  • Meet Flame! #WhyNotMePets

    SEATTLE — Meet Flame! This beautiful girl gets her name thanks to her “fiery” red coat. But it turns out her personality matches too. The folks at the Emerald City Pet Rescue said this eight-year-old cattle dog mix is one of the sweetest dogs available. She loves to cuddle, and has been known to bring a smile to people’s faces. Flame is an older dog and does have arthritis, but she is not on any medication. We’re told she still […]

  • Harry Potter fans, meet Minnie! #WhyNotMePets

    SEATTLE — Harry Potter fans, we have a car for you! This is Minnie, short for Minerva. Minnie is about 15-years-old, so she was born around the same time the second Harry Potter movie came out. She is quiet and loves her naps, but she is not all about sleeping. The shelter said Minnie is super sweet and loves to be petted. She’s only having a hard time getting adopted because she’s older and has a few medical needs, a […]

  • Meet Chikorita! #WhyNotMePets

    SEATTLE — Meet Chikorita! You may recognize her name after the Pokemon character. And just like the game, Chikorita could become your loyal companion. Chikorita, 2, is in really good health. She came to the Motley Zoo Animal Rescue from another facility out of state, along with a number of other cats. She also had a litter of kittens and they have been adopted. Now she is looking for her own forever home. She is really easy-going and loves to […]

  • Meet Walter! #WhyNotMePets

    Meet this dapper gentleman wearing a bowtie. This is Walter, a six-year-old terrier mix.

  • Meet Ruby, a Dog Looking for a Second Chance! #WhyNotMePets

    SEATTLE– This is Ruby, 5, she is a lab mix and is an upbeat, happy dog despite having a really difficult life so far. “She is probably one of the most affectionate dogs I’ve had the pleasure to work with,” said Kimberlee Zuckerman, an animal behavior coordinator with the Homeward Pet Adoption Center. “She’s just one of those dogs that loves her people, she’s so happy to be around you and greet you with big tail wags.” Zuckerman said Ruby […]