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
  • Plain City residents rescue 4th of July firework show

    PLAIN CITY, Utah — Residents of a small town in northern Utah took it upon themselves this Independence Day to make sure they saw a firework show, even though their display fireworks never made it to them. For Plain City, fireworks have always been a much-anticipated part of the city’s Fourth of July traditions. “We’ve had fireworks out here since I was little,” said Plain City Mayor Jon Beesley. “The residents and the city, we just all love it.” Beesley […]

  • Dog owner gives false contact info to woman bitten by her husky

    DAVIS COUNTY, Utah – A Utah woman wants to find the dog owner who gave her false contact information after she was bitten by the person’s husky on a popular hiking trail. On any given day, you can find a slew of hikers, bikers, families and dogs on Mueller Park Trail in Davis County. Among the masses was Kenzi Walker, a North Salt Lake woman who frequents the trail with her two Great Danes, Everest and Maverick. Her gentle giants […]

  • Defense attorney named in MacKenzie Lueck case

    SALT LAKE CITY — A defense attorney has been named to represent Ayoola Ajayi, the man accused of killing 23-year-old University of Utah student MacKenzie Lueck. Susanne Gustin is representing Ayoola Ajayi, the 31-year-old facing charges of aggravated murder, aggravated kidnapping, desecration of a human body and obstruction of justice in Lueck’s death. Fox 13 caught up with Gustin as she left Salt Lake County Jail Saturday afternoon. Gustin confirmed she is currently representing Ajayi and was there meeting with […]

  • ‘We are blessed’: Herriman family of 9 thanks community after losing home in fire

    HERRIMAN, Utah – Returning to their burned up home a day after a fire rendered it uninhabitable, a family of nine is thanking the community for their generosity and support. “I just wonder how long it will take to get the smoke smell gone,” Jessica Farnsworth laughed as she stood next to her husband, Jeremy. Walking around the charred remains of their Herriman home, you wouldn’t guess Jeremy and Jessica Farnsworth would be in such good spirits. “Yup, it is […]

  • A look into the life of MacKenzie Lueck’s accused murderer

    SALT LAKE CITY — Once a person of interest, 31-year-old Ayoola Ajayi is now facing charges of aggravated murder, aggravated kidnapping, obstruction of justice and desecration of a human body in the death of 23-year-old MacKenzie Lueck. Prior to his arrest Friday morning, the 31-year-old legal resident who was born and raised in Nigeria had no criminal history in the state of Utah. However, in a statement to media Friday, North Park Police said Ajayi was investigated as the suspect […]

  • Murray woman charged after letting cat lie on front lawn

    MURRAY, Utah – A Utah woman wants to see change after an antiquated ordinance led her to receive misdemeanor charges for allowing her cat to lie on their front lawn. When Kate Anderson was first approached by animal control, she thought something terrible had happened to their cat. Then, the officer gave her a citation, carrying the weight of two misdemeanor charges, for letting her cat lie on their own lawn. “Milo, come here!” Anderson said as she made kissy […]

  • Father of woman accused of burglary says his daughter is unwell, police treated her unfairly

    NORTH SALT LAKE, Utah — The father of a woman arrested for felony burglary and giving false information believes the police officers who responded didn’t treat her right. Police say 20-year-old Chalese Andreason broke into a man’s apartment Wednesday morning, took off her shoes, drank a beer, sat on the couch and was petting the tenant’s dogs. The person who actually lived there came home and confronted her. He told Fox 13 she seemed confused and eventually ran to the […]

  • Missing U of U student misses flight nearly one week after disappearance

    SALT LAKE CITY –- The search continues for a woman after she fell off the grid in the early Monday morning, and has since missed her midterm exams and flight home to California. Missing posters continue to pepper Salt Lake City streets, hoping to find an answer to the question: What happened to MacKenzie Lueck? “Where could she have gone? Her car has not been moved. Things aren’t adding up,” her friend Ashley Fine said during a press conference Sunday. […]

  • Crews declare no danger to public following jet fuel spill at University hospital

    SALT LAKE CITY — First responders do not believe there is a threat to the public after a fuel spill at the University of Utah Hospital sent 25 gallons of ‘Jet A’ fuel into two storm drains Friday afternoon. A semitrailer hauling a tank of jet fuel — which was being used to refill the hospital’s medical helicopter fuel tanks — spilled 25 gallons onto the road behind the hospital, according to Division Chief Ryan Mellor of the Salt Lake […]

  • Utah man says woman broke in to pet his dogs, got a drink and made herself at home

    Update: On Friday, a probable cause statement identified the woman in this story as 20-year-old Chalese Ruth Andreason. She faces charges of burglary of a dwelling and giving false personal identity to a peace officer. NORTH SALT LAKE, Utah – A Utah man came in from a long night to find an unexpected visitor had made herself at home inside of his apartment. It’s probably not what you would expect to see when you walk into your own home, a […]

  • Humans could cause issues for animal use of I-80 wildlife overpass

    SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah – People caught using a wildlife overpass bridge on Interstate 80 in Parleys Canyon is raising concerns for wildlife officials regarding future animal use. Seven months after the debut of the wildlife overpass bridge on I-80 in Parleys Canyon, the Division of Wildlife Resources is seeing success when it comes to the number of animals using the crossing area. Cameras, set in place by the Utah Department of Transportation, have caught critters of all shapes and […]

  • Dramatic video shows scene at East Canyon State Park amid search for missing swimmer

    EAST CANYON STATE PARK, Utah — Rescue crews spent Sunday afternoon searching for a missing 25-year-old North Salt Lake man who went under after struggling to swim in the cold water of East Canyon Reservoir. Monday, officials confirmed the body of the missing swimmer was recovered.  Dramatic video taken near the boat ramp at East Canyon State Park shows a confusing and potentially tragic scene. The video starts with a Life Flight helicopter landing on the boat ramp as a […]

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