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Fast forward several years, and I was a student at University of Michigan, enamored with the broadcasting world. I got my foot in the door as an intern at legendary rock station WRIF in Detroit, and landed my first on-air position at another rock station in Kalamazoo. That was followed by radio shows in San Antonio and Dallas, TX, where I eventually transitioned into traffic reporting. I covered transportation for Sports Radio 1310 The Ticket, KLIF-FM, and WFAA, before taking a full time job as traffic anchor for KIRO 7 in Seattle, WA. As part of the Emmy award winning morning show, I reported on everything from the Skagit River Bridge collapse, to the saga of Bertha, the tunnel boring machine, and everything in between.
When I'm not watching the roads, I love spending time with my husband. We met in Seattle and were just married in June 2016. I played basketball and softball through high school, and he played college football, so it's safe to say we like sports. I also love to travel, read, run, and catch a live concert if my bedtime allows it these days.
Follow me on Twitter and Facebook for traffic updates, alerts, even drive times! Anything to save a few minutes on a busy morning helps, right?
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