It’s special to be back in Colorado Springs, my home away from home!
I was born and raised in Centennial, but my passion for figure skating brought me to the renowned World Arena at a young age. From 2005-2011 I trained with the Broadmoor Skating Club as I worked my way up the ranks of the competitive sport. Throughout my 14-year figure skating career, I was lucky enough to represent Team USA on a national and international level.
In 2008, my pair partner and I won the Novice National Pair Championship. I am also a two-time Junior World competitor and a four-time national medalist.
When my pair career ended in 2013, because I grew to 5’7, I enrolled at Colorado State University to pursue my next dream.
Being interviewed at a young age about my skating accomplishments was what initially attracted me to a career in journalism. Upon graduating, I was hired at WOI in Des Moines, Iowa as a weekend anchor/reporter. During my time in the Heartland I covered many stories that gained national attention. For weeks I was on the front lines uncovering details about the disappearance and murder of Mollie Tibbbetts. In 2018, I reported on the catastrophic floods that left dozens of people in Central Iowa homeless. Two of my most prominent interviews were with Vice President Mike Pence, and the other with Maddie Poppe, the 2018 American Idol winner from Clarksville, Iowa.
I’m grateful to be home so that I can enjoy my family, friends and the great outdoors. My goals at KRDO NewsChannel 13 are to be involved in my community and relate personal stories that join us together. It’s a privilege to be invited into your home every morning!