Elle joined the Fox13 news team in January of 2018.

From reporting, anchoring and hosting to web and producing, Elle has found herself filling a number of positions around the newsroom.

Most recently, she worked as a morning and noon anchor/producer in Colorado. Prior to her time there she acted as a one-man-band reporter for the PBS affiliate in Phoenix, Arizona.

Before getting into the broadcast side of the industry, Elle wrote for a number of online and print publications.

She received her degree in Journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State University.

Recent Articles
  • How long does an ice rescue take? Fox 13 reporter puts a Utah fire department to the test

    SOUTH JORDAN, Utah – Local fire departments prepare, every year, for the inevitable ice rescue – but how long does a successful rescue take from call to safety? Fox 13 is putting it to the test. It happens in an instant, the ice breaks and you, a loved one or your animal is trapped in icy cold water – waiting for someone to come to the rescue. “Acute hypothermia can set in almost immediately,” said South Jordan Fire Department Administrative […]

  • Coalition against Utah inland port releases report outlining major concerns

    SALT LAKE CITY — Members of ‘Stop the Polluting Port,’ a volunteer-based coalition against the proposed Utah inland port, released a 13-page ‘executive summary’ Wednesday addressing environmental impact concerns. With signs in hand, a group of volunteers with the ‘Stop the Polluting Port Community Coalition,’ stood huddled around a small podium as they waited for each speaker to come up. A person on each side of the group held a banner which read, ‘invest in our future, not climate chaos.’ […]

  • Local auto business forced to close following theft of cars, keys and dozens of titles

    MURRAY, Utah — A Murray car dealership owner is warning buyers to be aware after thieves made away with five of their cars, keys and dozens of titles. Police recovered one of the vehicles Tuesday, but said they have no leads. When Mark Bass moved his business in April of 2019, he said he was drawn to Murray. “We really love this area and felt like it’s a secure area,” said Bass, the owner of M3 Auto Sales in Murray. […]

  • Hundreds gather for candlelight vigil following shooting death of mother, three children

    GRANTSVILLE, Utah — Hundreds of community members came together Monday night to mourn the loss of four people who police said were shot and killed by a family member inside of their Grantsville home Friday night. Bright lights pounded a small cement stage, nestled between gazebos at Grantsville City Park Monday night, as hundreds of community members filled the surrounding area with lit candles in hand. “Bless those who remain, that we will feel the love of this wonderful family […]

  • Following death of four, community raises $60,000 in one day for Grantsville family

    TOOELE COUNTY, Utah – After a woman and three children were shot and killed in their Grantsville home Friday night, the local community is coming together, sparking a wave of giving. “It is amazing to me how quickly it adds up,” Patty Deakin-Daley said as she looked at her computer screen. “You’ve got to admit, the amount of money this thing has raised is unreal.” Right now, Patty is overwhelmed with support. “We are almost to our goal of $60,000,” […]

  • ‘I did almost die,’ Utahn warns of dangers of electric scooters following severe accident

    SALT LAKE CITY – A Utah resident is warning others of the dangers of electric scooters after an accident sent them to the emergency room and cost them hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical bills. Inside of a small hair salon, tucked just inside of the Salt Lake City Public Library, you’ll find Kennedy. [Editor’s Note: Kennedy uses they/them pronouns.] “I’m never at a loss for interesting conversation here at the library with my clients, it’s quite a colorful […]

  • Utah college students’ class project turns to revolutionary product, bringing women portable menstrual cramp relief

    SALT LAKE CITY — What started as a class project for a group of women at BYU, has turned into a warehouse full of product, ready to revolutionize the way women treat menstrual cramps. “This is where the magic happens!” Taimi, Abby and Zoia shouted simultaneously as they stood in the garage-door entryway of a warehouse in Salt Lake City. Look around, you’ll see boxes stacked neatly and taped shut, each one filled with new product that is still wrapped […]

  • Utah woman struggles to keep giving project alive after bins chained to fence were stolen

    OGDEN, Utah – An Ogden resident’s grassroots giving project exploded in popularity – now, she may have to shut it down after people stole several large plastic bins that were wired to her fence to keep donations dry. “Every morning, at six in the morning, I come out,” said Lizzy Lawrence as she stood on the sidewalk outside of her Ogden home. A white picket fence lines Lizzy’s yard, but right now you can’t see much more than a wall […]

  • Utah man shares story of survival, dramatic rescue in Alaskan wild after losing home and dog to fire

    NORTH SALT LAKE, Utah – A Utah man survived more than three weeks in the Alaskan wild after a fire claimed his homestead and pet; now, underweight and exhausted, he is sharing his story. “I keep on getting about 20 [messages] at a time,” Tyson Steele said as he sat behind his computer. “Sounds like it’s been a crazy, wild adventure,” he said as he read a message from a friend out loud. “I don’t think I can even keep […]

  • Little Cottonwood Canyon reopened after avalanche wipes out one vehicle

    SANDY, Utah — An avalanche swept one car off the road Sunday morning and closed Little Cottonwood Canyon for about three hours. According to Sgt. Melody Gray with the Unified Police Department, the occupants in the vehicle caught in the avalanche were not injured. The Utah Department of Transportation announced the closure of State Route 210 shortly after 10:30 a.m. for crews to mitigate additional slides, clear the debris and to recover the vehicle. The canyon road was cleared and […]

  • Where are your donations really going? Lantern House addresses concerns over donations distribution

    OGDEN, Utah — A local homeless shelter is addressing concerns after community members came forward claiming the organization was withholding donations, selling them for profit, and allowing employees to keep them. Thursday was a typical day at Lantern House. Dozens of people in need lined up around the building, waiting to be let in for a warm meal. Inside, another line, as a handful of people were allowed in one at a time to grab a tray and go down […]

  • Provo crosswalk dangers, man on crutches nearly struck

    PROVO, Utah – Provo Police are urging drivers to slow down and pay attention after a security camera captured multiple close calls for a man crossing the street on crutches. “The biggest thing is speed,” said Master Officer Austin Williams, as he stood on the sidewalk off Center Street near 300 West in Provo. “We have 33 miles per hour, 34 miles per hour on this first car,” He said as he held up a radar gun and then proceeded […]

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