At KOIN TV, Jennifer leads the first-of-its-kind television series called Women Crush Wednesday to highlight local women and girls empowering the community.
She has anchored live, continuous coverage of a 41-day wildlife refuge takeover, oil train explosion, neighborhood gas blast, the 2016 presidential election riots that caused a million dollars in damage and historic snowstorms that shut down the city.
In 2017, she field anchored days of live coverage from Madras, Oregon – the country’s top destination to see the total solar eclipse.
Previously, Jennifer worked at WISC in Madison, Wisconsin. She also served as a reporter and anchor in Lexington, Kentucky and Rochester, Minnesota.
In Wisconsin, Jennifer uncovered the state’s unregulated rafting industry and her investigation prompted the Menominee Indian Tribe to enact first-of-its-kind legislation to ensure safety on the river.
Her other journalistic credits include creating an award-winning cold case crime series, covering the University of Wisconsin Badger’s football team’s 2013 Rose Bowl appearance, the basketball team’s 2013 NCAA tournament run and Washington, D.C. trip with veterans to cover the Badger Honor Flight. She was also the only reporter to interview Lexington’s most infamous parent-killer in jail. Jennifer also contributed to reports about Minnesota’s 35W bridge collapse and the 2008 deadly floods there.
Jennifer is also an Emmy award-winning anchor and has also won Eric Sevareid and Associated Press awards.
She earned a bachelor’s of arts degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota.