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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
  • Two dead after car crash in Federal Way

    FEDERAL WAY — Two people are dead after a car crash in Federal Way early Wednesday morning. The crash happened on Southwest 320th Street and 10th Avenue Southwest around 2:30 a.m., according to South King Fire. All lanes were blocked for several streets as police investigate. SKFR and KCM1 onscene of serious MVA on SW 320th St/10 Ave SW. All lanes closed. #southkingfirek pic.twitter.com/SVEnHecnVz — South King Fire (@Southkingfire) July 4, 2018 Federal Way police are trying to determine the […]

  • Woman arrested in connection with Kent house fire

    KENT, Wash. — A woman was arrested in connection with a house fire Thursday morning in Kent, the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority said. The house is located at the 13300 block of Southeast 263rd Place near Lake Meridian. The family inside got out safely after hearing a noise and seeing the fire from the window, according to Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority. When firefighters arrived they told Q13 News the entire first floor was engulfed in flames. Later Thursday, […]

  • Building fire at Lake Meridian Park set intentionally, authorities say

    KENT, Wash. — A building at Lake Meridian Park in Kent was intentionally set on fire early Thursday morning, according to the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority. When firefighters arrived around 1 a.m. they found heavy smoke coming from the roof in the only building at the park located on 14800 Southeast 272nd Street. Investigators said a metal container outside of the building holding life jackets was set on fire, then it spread to the wall and attic of the […]

  • Deck fire on rooftop of Seattle high-rise

    SEATTLE — Firefighters gained control of a fire burning on the rooftop of a building in Seattle early Tuesday morning. It was a deck fire on the rooftop of an approximately 13-story building at the 400 block of Fairview Avenue North, according to the Seattle Fire Department. The battalion chief on scene tells Q13 that they don’t know the exact cause, but believes it was accidental. No injuries were reported. Fire is out now. Good work @SeattleFire pic.twitter.com/d9eqwA8gmq — Lauren […]

  • Woman pulled from water off Des Moines boardwalk

    DES MOINES — A woman was taken to the hospital after being found floating face down at Redondo Beach early Monday morning, according to the Des Moines Police Department. Police say a rescue swimmer brought the woman to shore and fire personnel began CPR. She was located just off the boardwalk in Redondo Beach. Redondo Beach Drive between Redondo Shores Drive South and South 287th Street were closed as police gathered evidence. Female found floating face down just off the […]

  • Man found dead in a vehicle with gunshot wounds in Shoreline

    A man was found dead inside a vehicle after he was shot Saturday night, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Missing 11-year-old girl found safe

    UPDATE: The girl has been located and is safe. SEATTLE — Police are searching for a girl who went missing Sunday night in Seattle. According to Seattle Police, the 11-year-old was last seen at Ryther Child Care located in 2400 block of NE 95th Street around 6 p.m. She was last seen wearing a black coat, navy shirt with dots, dark leggings with denim shorts, and black Nike shoes. She is about 5’2″, 100 pounds with brown eyes and brown […]

  • Police investigating after man dies in shooting in Federal Way

    FEDERAL WAY — Federal Way police are investigating after a man was reportedly killed in an accidental shooting Thursday morning. According to Federal Way police, officers were called to the 29600 block of 4th Avenue South around 1:13 a.m. When they arrived they found a 25-year-old male inside the residence with a gunshot wound. South King Fire Rescue and Medic One responded, but the male died from his injuries. Police are interviewing people inside the residence at the time of […]

  • Police: 13-year-old Bothell girl found

    BOTHELL, Wash. — Police have found a 13-year-old girl who was previously reported as missing. Bothell Police tweeted Hayleigh M. Grogan has been found and reunited with her family.   Previous story: Police asked the public Friday for help in finding a missing 13-year-old girl. Hayleigh M. Grogan was last seen by her family on Tuesday morning at her home in the 18100 block of 126 Avenue NE in Bothell. “The family is deeply concerned as this is not normal behavior for […]

  • Body of Lynnwood teen recovered from lake

    NEAR ELECTRIC CITY, Wash. — The body of a 17-year-old Lynnwood boy was recovered Saturday evening from Banks Lake. According to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, the teenager went missing Friday around 8:30 p.m. near Steamboat Rock State Park. Friends told deputies that David V. Fesko tried to swim to shore after falling off a flotation device, but went under water and did not resurface. Law enforcement searched the lake and shoreline Friday night, but suspended the search. Spokane County […]