St. Cloud has always been a second home to me. After growing up in the town of Paynesville, I moved to Sartell to begin my college career at St. Cloud State University, majoring in Mass Communications. In my time there I mostly focused on the television side of things, spending most of my time with the campus television station UTVS. While at UTVS I did many roles such as news anchor, reporter and sports anchor for our many live newscasts. I even did play by play for the football and basketball games that we had televised. However, I didn’t just limit myself to television. While putting myself through school I worked with Leighton Broadcasting in their sports department, doing many things behind the scenes and over the air. Upon my graduation from St. Cloud State in 2012, I began to find that first opportunity to enter the broadcast journalism world and to my excitement landed here at WJON as a field reporter/news anchor. I love what I do and can honestly say that I never think of my job as work. While I cover all news in our listening area, my main beats are Waite Park, Sartell and Arts/Entertainment. Feel free to message me for any possible story ideas. Outside of the news room my pastimes include sports, music, hanging with my family and just enjoying the great Minnesota weather.
St. Cloud Named Minnesota’s “Couch Potato Capital”
A new study has been released showing many adults are leading more sedentary lifestyles as opposed to getting off the couch and moving around.
The Weekender: Brew at the Zoo, Movies in the Park and More!
There is lot going on around central Minnesota this weekend you and your family can enjoy. Get a taste of the Wild West in Richmond, check out the Granite City Renegades, view a movie under the stars, enjoy a brew at the Hemker Zoo, and listen to some free music in Big Lake. Read more in The Weekend…
The Weekender: Take A Kid Fishing, Circus Saurus, and More!
There is no way you will be bored around central Minnesota this weekend. Hit the lakes for a day of fishing, check out a circus show that features dinosaurs in Sauk Rapids, ride your bike along the Lake Wobegon Trail, listen to the Fabulous Armadillos play at Pioneer Place and enjoy an outdoor music…
The Weekender: Brat Pack Radio, Tap Room Takeover and More!
Lots of fun things to do outdoors this weekend around central Minnesota. Take in some live music with Brat Pack Radio playing in Monticello, and Diamondback playing in Clear Lake, watch the SCAR Dolls final bout of the season in St. Cloud, learn some history and have a brew in Cold Spring, and go f…
The Weekender: River Expedition, Led Zepplin Tribute and More!
There is plenty of fun things to do around central Minnesota this Memorial Day weekend. Take a ride down the Mississippi River in a canoe, hear the songs of Waylon Jennings at Rollies, visit the animals at the Safari North Wildlife Park, enjoy some live music in Waite Park and hear a Led Zepplin Tri…
The Weekender: Cold Spring Maennerchor, Singing Saints and More!
Get out and enjoy yourself this weekend with several fun things you can do around central Minnesota this weekend. You can listen to the Cold Spring Maennerchor perform, check out the St. Cloud Singing Saints and guests, share some laughs at the Stand Up for Stigma comedy show, hear the musical talen…
New Restaurant Moving Into Former Sammy’s Pizza Location
A new urban pub-style restaurant is coming to Waite Park.
The Weekender: Clay Walker, The Duttons, And More!
There is plenty of fun things going on throughout central Minnesota this weekend you and your family can enjoy. You can enjoy some dancing at the College of St. Benedict's, tap your feet to The Duttons band, share some laughs with the Veranda Variety Hour, be amazed with magician Jason Bishop,…
Two Local College Football Players Sign With NFL Teams
Two local college football players are getting their shot to compete in the NFL.
Twins Fall 4-3 To Yankees Despite Gibson’s Career 10 K’s
The last week has not been good for the Minnesota Twins who were swept for the second straight series, this time by the New York Yankees.
The Weekender: Artrageous, Air Play, Comedy Show and More!
The fun never ends around central Minnesota this weekend and there is plenty for you and your family to do. Share some laughs in Waite Park with the Fireman's Association Comedy Show, watch music come to life in color with Artrageous, see Air Play at the College of St. Benedict, enjoy a new com…
Juan Berenguer To Throw First Pitch at Rox Home Opener
A Major League Baseball World Champion will be in attendance at the St. Cloud Rox home opener.