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
  • Utah vapors file lawsuit against health department over flavored e-liquid ban

    SALT LAKE CITY – In response to an emergency ban on flavored e-cigarette products, a group of Utah vape shops has filed a lawsuit against the State Health Department over concerns for their businesses. “It’s our only recourse, at this point, they’re looking to put us out of business,” said Juan Bravo, Chairman of the Utah Vapors Business Association and vape shop owner. Today, the Utah Vapors Business Association is fuming. Fearing their businesses will go up in smoke following […]

  • Utah rancher offers reward after prized longhorn and steer were shot, killed

    MAYFIELD, Utah – A central Utah family is looking to the public for answers after two of their animals were shot and killed while they were celebrating the birth of their daughter, setting them back thousands of dollars and taking an emotional toll. “This guy right here, his full name is Hubbles Loaded Weapon, we just call him Loader,” Mark Mecham said as he pointed his camera at two Texas Longhorn bulls on his ranch. Ranching is a way of […]

  • Victim speaks after Utah massage therapist sentenced for sexual battery

    SOUTH JORDAN, Utah — A Utah woman is sharing her story after she was touched inappropriately by a massage therapist at a South Jordan spa in 2017. Now, as her aggressor awaits jail time, she hopes her words will encourage other victims to speak up. “Today is my day and my voice will finally be heard,” Courtney Smithson said, reading her victim’s statement as she sat outside of the Third District Court in West Jordan. “The second I walked through […]

  • Ceiling collapses inside Salt Lake City apartment building

    SALT LAKE CITY — A Salt Lake couple has been left without answers and displaced from their apartment after they say a number of their requests for maintenance weren’t taken seriously. “It just makes you feel weird when you don’t have a home,” said Nina Pearson as she looked around her living room. Right now Nina and Devin’s apartment looks more like a construction zone than a home. Rubble and debris now coat their broken and shattered belongings and furniture, […]

  • Utah commerce chief won’t hit the brakes on LGBTQ conversion therapy ban, despite LDS Church objections

    SALT LAKE CITY — The head of Utah’s Department of Commerce told FOX 13 she will not halt the process for a pair of rules that effectively ban conversion therapy on LGBTQ children. “The process right now is in my office,” Commerce Executive Director Francine Giani told FOX 13’s Ben Winslow on Wednesday. “It will not go back to the boards.” That means the rules are not likely to be pulled back despite comments from The Church of Jesus Christ […]

  • West Valley City shows ‘maturity of city’ with debut of $25M police building

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — West Valley City debuts new police digs with multi-million dollar facility — giving them their first adequate police headquarters since the city’s inception. Taking a step into the new West Valley City Police headquarters is like entering a new, high-tech world. “This is so much better, nicer,” city manager Wayne Pyle said. The $25 million, three-story, 66,000 square-foot building sits in the heart of downtown, located at Fairbourne Station at 3575 Market Street. The space […]

  • Dangerous, quick-spreading tree disease introduced to Utah

    OGDEN CANYON, Utah — A fungal tree disease, which has destroyed millions of trees in the United States, has been detected in Utah for the first time. “We were sick to our stomachs thinking about what it might be,” arborist Jerry Auble said as he stood along the banks of the river in Ogden Canyon. It’s something he never thought he would see in Utah. “I wanted to cry,” Auble continued as he stared up into the trees. A few […]

  • Police identify Millcreek man accused of punching child and shooting at father over dirt bike noise

    MILLCREEK, Utah — A man was arrested Sunday night after police say he punched a child, fired gunshots at the child’s father and barricaded himself inside of his home in Millcreek. On Monday morning, Unified Police identified the suspect as 61-year-old Richard Lindem. According to Unified Police Department, the suspect was upset that two kids were riding a dirt bike in his neighborhood near 300 East and 4300 South (on Doreen Street). The suspect then allegedly confronted a 6-year-old boy […]

  • SLC Fire pushes for more diverse hiring amid growing diversity in Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY —In an effort to expand diversity within their staff, Salt Lake City Fire Department is changing up hiring practices. As Utah grows, so do our fire departments. But for Salt Lake City Fire Department (SLCFD), that growth doesn’t just mean staff, it means diversity. “Obviously Salt Lake City is growing exponentially, it’s an incredibly diverse city and we want to make sure that our department reflects the citizens that we serve,” said Darby Egbert the recruitment and […]

  • Woman speaks after dog shot by officer during SWAT search at condemned residence

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — A woman in West Valley City had to put her dog down after it was shot by an officer during a SWAT search at a condemned residence she was staying in. “I’m doing alright,” said Mary Robinson as she choked back tears. Mary Robinson’s morning started with police. “There were cops in the backyard, cops in the front yard,” she said. It ended, with the loss of her 6-year-old pit bull, Little B. “She was […]

  • Fugitive shot and taken into custody outside Layton Hills Mall

    LAYTON, Utah — A wanted fugitive was shot and taken into custody after he was tracked by police, resisted arrest, ran and then used a vehicle to ram into officers’ patrol cars at a Davis County mall Tuesday. U.S. Marshals Service had been tracking the man — who they believed to be armed and dangerous — since Tuesday morning with the help of Layton Police, according to Matthew Harris with the Marshals’ District of Utah,. “This is our violent fugitive […]

  • Clean-up underway in Sandy after broken water line break floods streets, houses

    SANDY, Utah – A 12-inch water-main caused a big mess in Sandy Sunday after a break sent thousands of gallons of water and hundreds of pounds of mud into nearby streets and homes. Crews have been working around the clock to mitigate damage caused by a water-main break on Intermountain Healthcare’s Alta View Hospital campus Sunday afternoon. ServPro of West Valley City received a call for flooding in the area of 9600 South and 1100 East, below the hospital campus, […]

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