Welcome our new multimedia journalist Kelly Mescher Collins, of St. Francis Parish in West Des Moines. Kelly earned her undergraduate degree at Iowa State University and her master's degree at the University of Iowa. She has worked in journalism, marketing and public relations, mostly with agriculture. Kelly will produce stories for The Catholic Mirror and produce bishop's weekly radio show. She grew up in a large Catholic family on a farm near Carroll in the Diocese of Sioux City. She graduated from Kuemper Catholic High School and was active in St. Augustine Parish in Halbur. Contact Kelly with story ideas or your advetising needs.