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Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah

Job: KSTU News - Fox 13 Utah
Title: Web Content Producer

School: University of Utah - 2010
Major: Mass Communication - Visual Comm and New Media
Minor: Mathematics - Statistics
Minor: Economics.

Pastimes: watching television, movies, rock music, internet surfing, sleeping.
Passions: photography, statistics, useless pop culture knowledge.

Goal in life: be Rick Steves. Visit every Hard Rock Cafe.
Dream job: National Geographic photographer.

Recent Articles
  • uteswarmup

    Utes lose to Arizona 63-57

    SALT LAKE CITY – The Arizona Wildcats handed Utah their first loss in the Huntsman Center this season in a back-and-forth battle on Saturday. Brandon Taylor hit a 3-point to give the 13th ranked Utes a 57-55 lead with 1:57 to play against 7th ranked Arizona, but the Wildcats ended the game on an 8-0 run to beat Utah 63-57 at the Huntsman Center. Arizona​’s Gabe York scored five of his 12 points in the final two minutes, including the […]

  • Dacoda Rankins

    Missing West Haven boy home safe

    UPDATE: Police tweeted Saturday night that Dacoda returned home safe on Saturday evening. WEBER COUNTY, Utah – Police in Weber County are looking for a missing 11-year-old boy. Police say Dacoda Sean Rankins was last seen early Saturday afternoon in the area of the Haven Pointe Apartments, 2265 South and 1100 West, in West Haven. Deputies searched the area for Dacoda but were unable to find him. Dacoda was last seen wearing a gray hoodie, green shirt, gray shorts and […]

  • High school basketball finals: scores and highlights

    The high school basketball state championships were played on Friday and Saturday. BOYS: 5A: (4) Layton 48 – Brighton 46 4A: (1) Bountiful 66 – Kearns 54 3A: (1) Pine View 46 – (2) Dixie 43 2A: Manti 60 – Emery 51 GIRLS: 3A: Juan Diego 67 – Morgan 47 2A: Delta 45 – Kanab 37

  • rarediseases

    Symposium hopes to raise awareness of rare diseases

    SALT LAKE CITY – One in ten Utahns has or will be diagnosed with a rare disease. The inaugural Utah Rare Disease Day Symposium hope to raise awareness for those who have a rare disease. The symposium was sponsored in part by the National Organization for Rare Disorders and held at the University of Utah. The event was a TED Talk-style format meant to inspire and motivate partnerships between patients, doctors, researchers and other stakeholders. “I think it’s a really […]

  • dentists

    Free dental work gives underprivileged kids reason to smile

    SALT LAKE CITY – More than 400 children were given brighter smiles on Saturday, thanks to the annual Give Kids a Smile event. The annual event provides free dental care to underprivileged children as part of National Children’s Health Month. The event has been held at a number of locations over the last decade, but now has a permanent home donated by the University of Utah in the Ray and Tye Noorda Oral Health Science Building. Dozens of dentists and […]

  • eaglemountain

    Man shot dead in apparent domestic violence incident in Eagle Mountain

    EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah — An Eagle Mountain man is dead after police say he was shot by his wife in their home late Friday night. Officials have identified the man as 33-year-old Elwin Hitesman. At approximately 9:50 p.m., dispatch received a call from 31-year-old Tiana Hitesman saying she shot her husband. When Utah County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene on the 4200 East block of 7500 North, they found a man dead on the living room floor. Detectives also recovered […]

  • utahstateparks

    Utah State Parks offering half off admission this weekend

    SALT LAKE CITY – This weekend, admission prices are half off for state parks in the northern, central and eastern regions of Utah. Utah State Parks wants people to escape the Wasatch Front and “breathe easy” out of the valley air. The half-off deal is for day use passes only. For more information on Utah’s state parks, visit stateparks.utah.gov.

  • scienceolympiad

    Students compete in regional Science Olympiad competition

    SALT LAKE CITY – Hundreds of middle and high school students showed of their skills at a regional Science Olympiad competition on Saturday. More than 450 students from 30 schools across northern Utah gathered at Westminster College for the Fifth Annual Regional Science Olympiad competition. Science Olympiad competitions are like academic track meets; teams compete in 30 different events ranging from experimental design and physics to air trajectory. The goal of the competition is to foster and inspire students to […]

  • 2600S

    2600 South in Bountiful closed Saturday night for I-15 construction

    BOUNTIFUL, Utah – Traffic along 2600 South in Bountiful will be closed Saturday night for construction. Eastbound and westbound traffic along 2600 South will be closed at I-15 between 10 p.m. Saturday and noon on Sunday. The I-15 on- and off-ramps will remain open, but there will be no east-west access through the interchange. UDOT says the closure will impact direct access to some businesses between US-89 and I-15, as well as the Bountiful Regional Conference Center, where LDS stake […]

  • SalinaSemiTheft

    Electronics stolen from semi parked in Salina

    SALINA, Utah – Police are looking for the suspect accused of stealing thousands of dollars in electronics from a semi truck on Thursday night or Friday morning. Police say a 2012 Kenworth semi was parked and undergoing repairs on Main Street in Salina when it was broken into sometime overnight. Anyone with information on the theft or the suspect is asked to contact Salina Police. Callers can remain anonymous.

  • wvcrobbery

    Police looking for suspect in armed WVC Domino’s robbery

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Police are trying to find the suspects in the armed robbery of a West Valley City Domino’s. Police say mployees at the Domino’s at 7000 West and 3500 South were leaving the restaurant at around 3 a.m. Saturday when two men approached them, armed with a knife. The pair got away with an undisclosed amount of money, but they’re not sure if the money belonged to the pizza chain or the employees. The two men […]

  • feline-leukemia

    Uniquely Utah: Best Friends Animal Sanctuary celebrates 30 years

    UPDATE: Best Friends Animal Society made national news recently after they became the new home of Bela the dog. Bela’s owner recently died and her will stated she wanted Bela to be put down, cremated and buried with her–or sent to live at Best Friends in Utah. Click here for details, and watch the video above for more on Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. SOUTHERN UTAH – The Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in southern Utah is celebrating its 30th anniversary. They’ve […]


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