I am thrilled to be working at Q13 FOX News. Moving back to the amazing people and unrivaled beauty of the Pacific Northwest is a dream come true.

I grew up in Longview, Wash., and lived in the south Puget Sound for several years before beginning my broadcasting career in Reno, Nev., as a photojournalist. I then moved more than 2,000 miles away to Greensboro, N.C., where my nearly 10-year long stint in the deep south began.

After almost 7 years working as a photojournalist and reporter in Atlanta, I packed up my life and returned to my home state of Washington.

I live in Seattle with my partner and our awesome dog.

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Recent Articles
  • Officials: Washington wildfire threat could continue into October

    ROSLYN, Wash. – As wildfires continue burning in Central and Eastern Washington, forecasters at the National Interagency Fire Center in Idaho worry this year’s fire season could last through October. Our region hasn’t seen significant rainfall in months and firefighters warn the fire danger in most of our state is either in the high or extreme category. One of the wildfires burning in Washington State is the Jolly Mountain Fire in Kittitas County. It’s already scorched nearly 12,000 acres since […]

  • Construction, wildfire danger concerns for Labor Day weekend travel

    SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. – Know before you go! That’s the message from the Washington State Department of Transportation, which said traffic is expected to double during the long weekend, and delayed construction projects could mean your travel times may be even longer than usual. Time is running out for construction crews and some major work will still be underway during one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. “Some people are already back to school, some are going next […]

  • State troopers testing drones to speed up crash scene investigations

    SHELTON, Wash. – The Washington state patrol is taking to the skies in an attempt to cut down on the time it takes troopers to investigate traffic accidents. A handful of detectives are now learning to fly drones that the agency believes could save all of us time and money when investigators have to close down freeways during crashes. On Thursday, the WSP invited Q13 News to see a demonstration of the agency’s training at its academy in Mason County. […]

  • Holiday weekend’s hot, dry weather raises risk for wildfire

    SEATTLE – Don’t let Wednesday’s cool, cloudy weather fool you – wildfire season is still among us. The Washington State Department of Resources is urging caution for those playing, traveling or working outdoors through the Labor Day holiday weekend. Some areas of Washington have not seen significant precipitation for more than 100 days. When heat and low humidity combine, firefighters say the risk for wildfire remains high. “While Labor Day usually marks the end of summer, we’ve got a lot […]

  • State agencies unify response to ‘serious’ Atlantic salmon spill

    ANACORTES, Wash. – Governor Jay Inslee announced Saturday the state will immediately stop issuing new leases or permits for Atlantic salmon net pens until investigators figure out how thousands of the fish were able to escape into Puget Sound. At the same time, multiple state and native American agencies are unifying their response to the fish spill. Local Indian tribes have called the fish spill a crisis, the Lummi Nation declared an emergency. The company that owns the fish pen, […]

  • WSP seeks tips after hit-and-run driver injures off-duty officer

    TACOMA, Wash. – Investigators need your help to bring a hit-and-run driver to justice. An off-duty Puyallup Tribal police lieutenant was injured late Tuesday night when a stranger crashed a pickup truck into the officer’s cruiser. It happened in the middle of a busy construction zone on the southbound lanes of I-5 near the State Route 16 interchange. Troopers believe the driver that caused the crash tried to sneak his way to an exit by cutting across several lanes of […]

  • Investigators look for possible missing children connections to Emery brothers child porn case

    MONTESANO, Wash. – Some of the evidence police collected at the three Emery brothers’ Seattle home has led some to wonder if any local children who have gone missing could be connected to the elderly men. Neighbors in the small town of McCleary say old wounds have now been ripped open over the case of 10-year-old Lindsey Baum who disappeared in 2009. Investigators from multiple agencies told Q13 News no concrete evidence linking the Emery brothers to Lindsey’s disappearance exists […]

  • Wildfire threat continues across Western Washington

    THURSTON COUNTY, Wash. – Tuesday’s wildfire in southern Thurston County ripped through homes and businesses. It’s the first time a major wildfire has hit the west side of the Cascades this season and firefighters warn the threat is only going to get worse before it gets better. Officials from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources said now is a good time to remind everyone about a few simple steps you can take today to help minimize the risk of […]

  • Seattle police find child porn, disturbing messages in Green Lake home

    SEATTLE – Three elderly brothers are behind bars charged with collecting child pornography police said they had been hoarding for decades. But it’s what else investigators found inside the brothers’ home in the Green Lake neighborhood that has left neighbors stunned. Not only did police say they found the porn stacked from floor to ceiling, but also detailed descriptions of how to sexually abuse and even murder children. Police said they also discovered child-sized clothing during their search – while […]

  • WSDOT: Eclipse traffic expected to impact next week’s work commute

    TACOMA, Wash. – Concerts, soccer matches, highway construction will likely make for a busy weekend on Western Washington roadways. Add to that the 1 million people expected to head to Oregon for the full solar eclipse. Even families who chose to stay at home to watch the eclipse could get caught up the traffic backups next week, thanks to folks returning from Oregon, according to transportation officials. “We just don’t know what to expect, but we want people to not […]