Brittany is the host of FOX 13’s lifestyle show “The PLACE”. Growing up in Salt Lake City, she idolized Bob & Hope on Fox 13’s News at Nine. She first got involved in journalism as a Communications major at Brigham Young University. It was there she found her love for telling stories. Three days after graduation she was hired in the Salt Lake City market and worked for the same station for five years.

One of her favorite reporting memories is interviewing celebrities on the red carpet at the Grammy awards. She is thrilled to be at FOX 13! Born and raised in Salt Lake City, she has a great passion for all things Utah and showing people what makes it such a wonderful place to live.

Brittany enjoys being active outdoors, whether it’s trail running in the mountains or boating on a lake. She balances things out by baking anything involving chocolate very often. She lives in Salt Lake City with her husband Sam.

Recent Articles
  • Indoor plants that actually clean the air you breathe

    Kevin Maryott  from McCoard’s Garden Center shows us 5 house plants that will clean your air. Snake plant: NASA’s favorite plant because it cleans toxins out of the air. It also oxygenates the air well, especially good to place in your bedroom. Water every 2-3 weeks. Croton: Indirect lighting, easy to keep alive. Aloe vera: The gel inside the leaves is excellent for helping to heal burns and cuts. Aloe Vera however, is also a great plant to improve your indoor air quality. Rubber Plant (Ficus): Forgiving […]

  • Beauty Buzz: Kristin Ess Hair Products

    Kristin Ess has a cult following on social media. People follow her to see how she styles the hair of celebrities like Lucy Hale and Lauren Conrad. She recently released her own brand of haircare at Target. It sold out almost immediately. Brooke and Britt tried out a bunch of her products and shared their favorites. You can find them all at Target for $10-$14. Get more information here. 

  • Get a Jumpstart on Your Garden: Start Growing Indoors

    Kevin Maryott from McCoard’s Garden Center tells us how to grow seedlings indoors during the winter. 10 Common Garden Flowers that Grow Well From Indoor Seeding Plant Variety Sun or Shade Days to Germination Weeks to Transplant Alyssum Sun to Part Shade 7-10 5-7 Cosmos Sun 7-10 5-7 Impatiens Shade 3-14 8-10 Marigold Sun 4-7 7-8 Nasturtium Sun 7-14 3 Petunia Sun 6-10 8-10 Salvia Sun 12-18 6-10 Snapdragon Sun 7-14 8-10 Verbena Sun 14-28 8-12 Zinnia Sun 3-5 4 […]

  • Take a look at the car that has been named Car & Driver best a record 32 times

    Scott Harding, General Manager of Larry H. Miller Honda tells us about the new cars they are showing off at the upcoming Utah Auto Show. You can test drive a 2018 Honda of your choice, including the new Clarity at their Rid’n’Drive event. Everyone who takes a test drive will receive a gift from the Utah Honda Dealers. They will also show off the brand new, totally redesigned 2018 Honda Accord, which has been named Car & Driver 10 best […]

  • Fun fashion with Böhme

    Find fun and affordable fashion at Böhme. Don’t forget to come into your local Böhme and mention FOX 13 to receive 30% off your most expensive item now until Saturday, January13th! You can find the location nearest you here.

  • Recipe: Spaghetti 3 ways

    Chef Lesli Sommerdorf from Harmons shows us how to make switch things up with classic spaghetti. Spaghetti with Meat Sauce From Chef Lesli Sommerdorf for Harmons Serves 4 Ingredients: Salt 1 lb spaghetti 2 Tbsp butter 1 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 1/2 Tbsp chopped onion 1/2 lb mild Italian sausage, casings removed, broken into small pieces 1 (14-oz) can diced tomatoes Freshly ground black pepper Freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano Instructions: Bring a large pot of heavily salted water to a boil […]

  • Tips for flying with kids

    Jaron and Paul from SLC Flight Watch give us simple tips to take the stress out of flying with kids. • Pre-print your boarding passes Eliminate waiting in an extra line just to do something you could do at home. • Use backpacks for carry-ons Keep your hands available for whatever comes up. Backpacks also have easy access pockets that you can put your liquids in to make security easier or to have quick access to documents you might need. […]

  • Tiling a backsplash can be easy if you do it this way

    Kathryn Allen, Designer and Rep at Emser Tile along with Kobly Colledge, show us how to easily lay and grout tile. Kathryn will be on the Design Stage at the Salt Lake Home Show on: Saturday, Jan. 6 at 6:00 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7 at 2:00 p.m.    

  • Get outdoors and celebrate Winterfest

    Devan Chavez with Utah State Parks tells us about Winterfest events happening across the state of Utah. 1) Wasatch Mountain Winter Festival – Jan. 20, 2018; 10 am-Noon – All equipment is free to use! Come cross-country ski, snow bike, and snowshoe. – Park employees will be there for instructions and fun! – Drawings for fun prizes will be held throughout the day. – Preregister by calling the park at 435-654-1791. – Make sure you know your shoe size and […]

  • Would you try the new workout CrossKick?

    Chantelle Lawrence and Annie Law tell us about CrossKick and why it is gaining popularity in the fitness world. For more information, you can go here.

  • End of year financial tips

    Rachel Langlois with Cyprus Credit Union has a few important reminders for the end of the year. EVALUATE GOALS Did you make financial goals at the beginning of the year? Now is the time to take a look at them and see how you did. If you didn`t quite accomplish them, that`s okay. Re-work them, if necessary, and get ready for next year. CHARITABLE DONATIONS Did you make charitable donations throughout the year? Start collecting this information before tax time. […]

  • 2018 Nail Trends

    Jessica Burleson, owner of Topcoat Nail Bar, shares the trends that will be big in 2018. You can find more about them here.