Sunday, May 19 2013 9:19 PM EDT2013-05-20 01:19:17 GMT
(RNN) - Tornadoes have touched down in Oklahoma and Kansas, leaving a trail of damage.There are no reports of fatalities or injuries, but homes and businesses are damaged in Witchita, KS and outside ofMore >>
A tornado outbreak in the midwest caused heavy damage to homes and businesses and one death has been reported in Oklahoma. More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 5:00 PM EDT2013-05-19 21:00:22 GMT
The Alabama Department of Transportation will conduct its annual rehearsal of the plan that helped safely evacuate the Gulf Coast during Hurricane Ivan in 2004 and Hurricane Dennis in 2005. On Wednesday,More >>
The Alabama Department of Transportation will conduct its annual rehearsal of the plan that helped safely evacuate the Gulf Coast during Hurricane Ivan in 2004 and Hurricane Dennis in 2005. More >>
It's all about the odds, and one lone ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching each of the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials...More >>
Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million - the highest Powerball jackpot in history.More >>
Sunday, May 19 2013 2:00 PM EDT2013-05-19 18:00:09 GMT
Spring cleaning doesn't get much easier than during Trash Amnesty Week, set aside each spring by the City of Auburn. During the week of May 20-24, 2013, the fees normally assessed to Auburn residentsMore >>
Spring cleaning doesn't get much easier than during Trash Amnesty Week, set aside each spring by the City of Auburn.More >>
Desmond Wingard started working at WSFA 12 before he even graduated college. He started as an editor and photographer on the weekends, but later added the hat of associate producer, and was eventually hired as producer of WSFA 12's Today In Alabama .
In June of 2003, Desmond was promoted to producer of WSFA 12 News At 6:00.He has also served as an interim assignment editor and is currently Executive Producer. Desmond also served as interim news director for 3 months in 2006.
While earning his bachelor of arts degree in journalism at Troy University , the school of journalism awarded Desmond a scholarship and several awards. He was also appointed News Director of the university's student-run television station, where he produced two newscasts daily and managed a staff of 15-20.
During his time at Troy, his work earned him the Producer Of The Year Award twice from Alabama's Associated Press. He was also awarded Best Radio News Reporter in 2000, Troy's first-ever radio news award.
Desmond has also helped WSFA 12 win several Alabama Associated Press awards including Best Sports Program, Best Regularly Scheduled Newscast, and Best Spot news story. And in 2005, the 6:00 p.m. newscast he produced was nominated for an Emmy Award.
Desmond is home-grown, having been brought up in central Alabama. Besides work, Des, as most people call him, likes to work out, watch college football, hang out with friends, watch movies, and a lot of news.