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
  • How to navigate infidelity or a divorce with kids

    Relationship expert Candice Christiansen breaks down the steps divorcing couples can take to protect their kids during a divorce. 1-Age matters: only tell them what is appropriate for their age 2-Leave the kids out of it 3-Safety and Love 4-Consistency is key 5-Let child love the other parent You can get more information from Candice here. 

  • Utah corn is in season! Two recipes to try: Corn Pancakes & Baja Charred Corn

    Chev Evan Fancois from Harmons City Creek Cooking School shows us how to make two different recipes using fresh and local corn. Corn Pancakes Serves 4 Prep time 10 minutes Cook time 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup cornmeal 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 egg 1 cup buttermilk 1/2 tablespoon bacon fat 1/2 cup fresh sweet corn kernels Directions: Mix cornmeal, salt, baking soda, in a bowl. Once mixed add an egg and buttermilk. Place bacon fat in […]

  • How to be a good employee without being a brown noser

    Human Resources professional Elisa Garn has advice on being a good employee without being a brown noser. 1. Be genuine. Your coworkers can sense if you`re being phony and you will likely lose their respect and interest if they feel this way about you. 2. Remember details – Especially names (and use them)! Expressing an interest in others is a great way to show you are engaged and want to know more about those you work with. Just be careful […]

  • Why does everyone love the new Bluffdale splash pad?

    We found out why people are raving about the new splash pad at Wardle Fields Regional Park in Bluffdale. For more information, you can go here. Park Amenities Pavilions – Reservable North Pavilion Seats 80 10 tables (8′) 6 outlets South Pavilion Seats 80, 16 additional seats outside 10 tables inside (8′) 2 tables outside (8′) 6 outlets Small Pavilion Seats 32 4 tables (8′) 2 outlets Restrooms 4 Drinking Fountains Walking Path (concrete) Benches Destination Playground 25′ Fire Watchtower with […]

  • Beauty Buzz: What is an invisibobble?

    They are the latest hair tie to hit the market and have quickly become very popular – best sellers in more than 50 countries! You can find the invisibobble here for $8 for a pack of three.

  • Summer Pet Dangers: Heat stroke & algae blooms

    Dr. Ben Brown tells us what to look out for with our pets this summer. For more from Dr. Brown, or to contact him, go here.  Signs of Heat Stroke: Excessive panting Bright red or pale gums and tongue Excessive drooling Lethargy/Depression Weakness Vomiting/Diarrhea Shock Coma Beware of algae blooms – any water that looks slimy should be avoided.

  • The truth about expiration dates

    Melanie Jewkes, Associate Professor at Utah State University Extension deciphers the truth when it comes to expiration dates. Shop the refrigerator first: – Use what you have before it goes bad. Reheat or remake. Chop and eat. • Using bananas kids don`t eat for smoothies or apples for overnight oatmeal, Taco salad of leftovers – How long can you keep leftovers? – USDA recommends 3-4 days (can freeze for longer, 3-4 months, but quality can reduce) • Food safety: reheat […]

  • Fidget Spinners Forever? An occupational therapist explains why fidgets are not all bad

    Occupational therapist Tera Robinson has seen fidget spinners help kids to concentrate in the classroom. She explains why and how they can be helpful. Fidgets in the Classroom: Why? What? How? We are right in the middle of the fidget spinner craze! The debates and rants have died down a bit because school is out for summer and no one has a problem if children are paying more attention to their fidget spinner than they are to their screens. Or […]

  • Cake tips & tricks from Cake by Courtney

    Courtney has shared many of her delicious recipes, but today she is breaking it down to cake making basics. In order to have success, follow these steps. Freezing Individual Cake Layers • You can bake your cake layers up to a month in advance. After the cake layers are completely cooled, wrap each cake layer individually with 2 layers of plastic wrap, followed by tin foil. If the cake can fit, you can also place each cake layer in it`s […]

  • Local Youtuber behind “Jerry Rig Everything” hits 1 million subscribers + shows us his favorite drones

    Zack Nelson started his Youtube channel “Jerry Rig Everything” five years ago to help people fix their broken phones. It has grown steadily and he just hit 1 million subscribers! Zack regularly shares videos on repairing all types of cell phones with a plethora of problems. He also puts phones through durability tests that are a lot of fun to watch. You can find Zack’s channel here. 

  • Experience the Wild Bunch at Mystery Escape Room

    We took a trip to Mystery Escape Room to see if we could crack the code in the new Wild Bunch western themed room. You can get more information here. 

  • Recipe: Grecian Style Chicken with Lemon Rice

    The award winning Dutch Oven champ family, the Thayns, show us how to make one of their favorite savory recipes. GRECIAN STYLE CHICKEN WITH LEMON RICE COOKED IN A CAST IRON SKILLET Marinade: 4-5 chicken thighs, skin on, bone in 1-2 TBL lemon juice 1 TBL dried oregano, crushed 1 TBL garlic powder ½ tsp salt Combine in a Ziploc bag and set aside (preferably overnight). Rice: 1 TBL dried onion 1 cup long grain rice (I prefer Jasmine rice) […]