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“First and foremost, a public servant.”
This motto and view point continues to shape the journalist I am, and aspire to be.
Reporting and anchoring are responsibilities I do not take lightly. I view it as my way to give back, and my way to better the community I live in.
A Coloradoan at heart, I was born in San Francisco. My extended family has called Northern California home for decades. I’ve spent summers and holidays learning to love the bay area and all of the fascinating adventures it has to offer. In 2012, an internship in Sacramento refocused my goal of coming back, hoping to someday work in news here.
Returning to Sacramento in 2015 to work for FOX40 was a dream come true! A wonderful chance to become part of a community that I love.
I’m a proud graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder and Metropolitan State University, earning multiple degrees in political science, speech communication, and broadcast journalism.
I was fortunate to begin my career in Montana, joining the Montana Television Network in 2013. My adventures there took me all across the state, from Great Falls to Billings. Living and working in Montana gave me a sense of balance.
Prior to working in broadcasting, I spent six years as a behavior therapist in Colorado. This had a big impact on the woman I am today. I learned patience, respect, and most importantly, compassion. I remain a strong advocate and friend for those with developmental disabilities.
If I’m not in the newsroom you’ll find me running marathons, hiking with my German Shepherd “Casper,” or hunting for the best sushi spot!

Recent Articles
  • Spring Grilling with Safeway

    Safeway’s chef Jeff Anderson whips up cast iron grilled lamb chops using Safeway’s exclusive Open Nature meat. Easter brunch or big spring meals for family gatherings can be easy to make. By flattening out the lamb chops first, Anderson says the cooking time can be cut down and the lamb can be seared nicely in a pan. Couscous salad with peas makes a great side that is fresh and simple

  • Nevada City Native Alexander Rossi Wins 100th Indy 500

    Nevada City native and Sunoco Rookie of the Year Alexander Rossi won the 100th Indy 500 after a nail-biting race. The 25-year-old never thought he would come out on top, especially because in the last 36 laps he drove on a single tank of ethanol. He ran out of fuel before he could even cross the finish line. “The first emotion that crossed my mind was just relief that we made it,” Rossi said. “Then it was a couple minutes after the […]

  • Fun Tips for Decorating Eggs this Easter

    Jessica Briggs, a local blogger from Antelope, has a ton of fun Easter crafts tips on her blog, “Blog About It All.” Briggs recommends using fresh, organic and cage-free eggs for children who might have allergies. Baking eggs in a cupcake pan cuts out the hassle of hard boiling. Once they’ve cooled, the eggs can be dyed with vinegar and food coloring or Kool-Aid. Making an ombre egg just takes a little patience. Using the cap from a soda bottle […]

  • Ask a Vet: Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields, Acupuncture Treatment in Pets

    ORANGEVALE — Paired with traditional medication and treatment, electromagnetic treatment and acupuncture can help pets who suffering from a wide range of issues. When battery current is pulsed through its coils, magnetic beds will pull negative ions out of the system, says Dr. Jyl. The treatment, which lasts between 30 to 60 minutes, can help if a pet is experiencing inflammatory conditions, broken bones, or any sort of arthritis or inflammation. For animals who suffer from ailments such as an inability […]

  • Cooking Healthy Tacos for Your Final Four Viewing Party

    Healthy tacos are a deliciously easy go-to for any Final Four viewing party spread. Chef Richard Hinojosa demonstrates how to make blackened prawn street tacos. CRUjiente Tacos in Phoenix, where the NCAA Final Four will be hosted, pairs the prawns with healthy, bold flavors and ingredients like pickled red onions. Go to VisitPhoenix.com for more information on March Madness and see more menu items from CRUjiente Tacos on their site.  

  • Sacramento Musician Quinn Hedges Debuts New Album

     Sacramento musician Quinn Hedges is debuting his new album, “Slightly South of Stormy Clouds,” Mar. 23 at a special showcase premiering at the Blue Oaks Century Theatre in Rocklin. Hedges has compiled videos to play over his fourth album, which he recorded with the help of musicians and producers from both the West and East Coasts. The album showcase starts at 7 p.m. and tickets can be purchased online for $20.

  • Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day Aboard the Delta King

    Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day while overlooking the Sacramento River. The Delta King is hosting celebrations all weekend long. Starting at 6 p.m Friday, the historic riverboat and restaurant will have all of the traditional Irish fare, including corned beef, cabbage, carrots and potatoes. Guests can watch Irish bands for no additional cover charge. Mar. 18 enjoy a brunch of corned beef hash to keep up the festivities. For more information on all St. Patrick’s Day events visit the Delta King […]

  • Ask a Vet: Keeping Rabbits as Pets

    Getting a rabbit as a pet is a huge responsibility; rabbits require a lot of one-on-one interaction to stay calm and happy. Dr. Jyl says rabbit food and pellets should be supplemented with fresh vegetables to help supply the proper nutrients for their diets. Rabbits will chew on household items, so Dr. Jyl says to keep an eye on electrical cords. Providing safe things to chew on helps prevent broken wires and circumstances that could endanger your pet. For more […]

  • Tips, Tricks to a Winning Scoreboard During March Madness

    Yahoo Fantasy Sports expert “Bracket” Brad Evans runs down his top tips and tricks for a winning NCAA basketball fantasy bracket.