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I graduated from the University of Florida (GO GATORS!). I received a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in business administration. I was born and raised in Florida, so I am not used to this Pennsylvania weather, and I am definitely not used to snow. I started working as a reporter at WCJB TV20 News in Gainesville, Fla., and now I am excited to be working for FOX 43!
I began working at FOX43 in November 2015.

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Recent Articles
  • Central Dauphin High School football players honor fallen heroes

    LOWER PAXTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A privilege for some Central Dauphin High School football players: to represent men and women who died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. They teamed up with Gold Star Mothers and their families for the third year in a row to honor those fallen service members at a football game. Suzanne Sheaffer, a Gold Star Mother, said, “Ethan Van Buskirk is my player for this evening, and Ethan has a lot of similarities to […]

  • Harrisburg Education Association asking school district for fair pay

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — A letter from the Harrisburg School District is raising concerns about salaries for teachers who were recently hired. The school district sent out a letter saying the Harrisburg Education Association, a teachers union, filed a grievance saying that old teachers should be paid as much as new teachers, if they have the same experience. Because of that, the district told new teachers that they could see a reduction in their salaries. Jody Barksdale, the president of the […]

  • Manheim Township Fire Rescue hired three full-time firefighters

    MANHEIM TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Manheim Township Fire Rescue is getting a much-needed addition to their team: three full-time firefighters. In 1989, township officials predicted by 2000 they would need full-time firefighters. Manheim Township Fire Rescue Chief Rick Kane said, “With the volunteer component and then the part-time component, we’ve been able to staff. But our call volume continues to increase and our needs continue to go up. So we finally come to the point where we need to put full-time […]

  • An emotional situation for everyone: getting served with a Protection From Abuse order

    LANCASTER, Pa. — When someone gets a temporary Protection From Abuse order, it can be an emotional situation for everyone involved. That was the case when 37-year-old Darren Hatcher attacked his wife, shot her boyfriend in the leg and then shot and killed himself. This was just hours after receiving a temporary PFA. Lancaster County District Attorney Craig Stedman said, “The problem is when you have those rare cases and they end up with death, you have to make sure […]

  • Hacking into medical devices: How your medical records could be at risk

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — Hackers gaining access to your credit card information could be the least of your problems. And those hackers are constantly finding new ways to hack into evolving technology, and now they can even get access to your medical records. Some medical devices like MRI scanners and pulse monitors are now connected to the internet at hospitals and doctor’s offices, which leaves them vulnerable to hackers. Andrew Hacker, a cybersecurity expert with Harrisburg University, said, “If these devices aren’t […]

  • Memorial procession in Lancaster Co. to honor tow truck driver killed on the job

    EAST LAMPETER TWP., Pa. — Tow truck drivers honored one of their own: Ralph Watrous II. Watrous, 44, was a tow truck driver for Mack’s Tire Service. He was on the side of Route 222 in West Earl Township, Lancaster County. He was getting ready to tow 46-year-old Robert Buckwalter Jr. broken-down car. Both of them were then hit by a car and killed. William McNeill, the owner of Mack’s Tire Service, said, “He’s the glue to the company. He held […]

  • Jessica and Friends Community Gala celebrates dozens of people with special needs

    MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — More than 250 people were all dressed up for the Jessica and Friends Community Gala in York County. The organization, Jessica and Friends Community supports people with intellectual disabilities. This is the fourth annual gala at the Outdoor Country Club in Manchester Township. Seventy people with special needs enjoyed dinner and got their pictures taken as they walked the red carpet. Sandy Myers, the executive director of operations for the organization, said, “Just getting to see the […]

  • Pa. Auditor General calls state child-welfare system “broken”

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — The State Auditor General said the Pennsylvania child-welfare system is broken. In his State of the Child report, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said there was an increase in child abuse reports in 13 counties, including Dauphin and York, from 2014 to 2016. Challenges caseworkers face are low pay, inadequate training and heavy caseloads with burdensome paperwork that they can’t up with. DePasquale said, “Studies have shown that caseworkers spend about 60 percent of their time completing their paperwork, […]

  • Firefighter’s home destroyed in fire; Dauphin – Middle Paxton Fire Co. raising money to help

    MIDDLE PAXTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A volunteer firefighter and his family in Dauphin County lost almost everything in a house fire. The fire started in the shed and then spread to firefighter Garry Meredith Jr.’s home on Fishing Creek Valley Road in Middle Paxton Township. Meredith said, “I’ve never seen a fire move this fast in my 10-15 years as a volunteer.” He lived there with his family. Everyone was able to get out, and he called for help. “When […]