Jennifer Stagg currently anchors Good Day Utah Weekends.

She is a Utah native who grew up in Sandy, attended Alta High School and Brigham Young University, where she graduated in Broadcast Journalism. Jennifer completed internships at ABC News in NYC and right here at Fox 13. She currently serves as the chairman of the board for the Women’s Resource Center at the University of Utah, assisting underprivileged women in continuing their educations. In another life, Jennifer danced professionally as a Utah Jazz Dancer and performed during the 2002 Winter Olympics. She and her husband love Utah and love raising their three young daughters in their home state.

Jennifer began her news career in the Midwest as an anchor and reporter in Iowa and Illinois. Upon returning to Utah, she worked as a reporter/anchor at KUTV and most recently at KSL. She has won two Emmy awards, three Edward R. Murrow awards, and has twice been awarded Best Reporter in Utah by the Society of Professional Journalists. Notable stories in Utah include live reporting the verdict of the Brian David Mitchell trial, extensive coverage of the Crandall Canyon Mine disaster, the Susan Powell case and the exposure of corruption inside a prominent school district. Jennifer has traveled all over the state, sharing the stories of everyone from a Polygamous community of modern-day cave dwellers to profiling a group of Layton Police detectives who investigated five child homicides in less than six months. She also served as the spokesperson for Wednesday’s Child, highlighting foster children currently awaiting adoption.

After the birth of her first daughter, Jennifer left news to spend more time at home and pursue other opportunities. She combined her love of interior design and journalism, creating her blog, “With Heart,” which has been awarded blog of the year by both Better Homes and Gardens and Domino Magazine. She recently was a top-five finalist for the Hallmark Channel’s show Home and Family Next DIY Star competition. She has been featured on the pages of Better Homes and Gardens, Redbook, Refresh, Woman’s Day, and HGTV Magazine.

Jennifer has an emerging textile and home collection, including fabrics and wallpaper designs through her new venture Stagg Design.

Recent Articles
  • Veterans receive mental health support, hope to break down barriers in 6th annual summit

    SALT LAKE CITY — Every day 20 United States military veterans commit suicide. That topic was front and center at the 6th annual Salt Lake Veterans Administration Mental Health Summit. The goal of the summit is to get out the message that there are resources to help veterans work through their problems. “The biggest hurdle in getting vets to come to mental health services is the stigma,” Cynthia Hudgens, Peer Support Specialist at the Salt Lake City VA Hospital said. […]

  • Preparations underway for ‘Last Hurrah’ in Salt Lake City on New Year’s Eve

    SALT LAKE CITY — In years past Salt Lake City has rung in the New Year with a three-day event called Eve, but this year they are trying something different with a single-night event at the Gateway mall downtown. The event is called Last Hurrah, and it’s free and open to the public. Event organizers expect between 5,000 and 10,000 party-goers to attend. Fox 13’s Jennifer Stagg spoke to organizers about what the event will entail as well as the […]

  • Gov. Herbert sets timeline of one year for cracking down on crime in SLC’s Rio Grande area

    SALT LAKE CITY – Utah Gov. Gary Herbert addressed the issues in the Rio Grande district of Salt Lake City during his monthly press conference Thursday. Herbert said the first order of business is to actively crack down on crime, and he set a timeline of one year to do it. “We recognize that there’s a problem there,” he said. “It’s the highest area of crime in the entire state: That’s not acceptable.” The governor says cleaning up Pioneer Park […]

  • Alta High grad remembered for legacy of kindness, friendship

    SANDY, Utah — Can you say you keep in touch, I mean really keep in touch, with everyone you were friends with in high school? Life happens and the more time that passes, the more difficult it can be. But for a 1999 graduate of Alta High School, those years and the friendships she made were the highlight of her life. And now, after her sudden passing, her classmates are remembering the impact she made on their lives simply by […]

  • Free genealogy website may reveal living people’s personal information

    SALT LAKE CITY — A website offering free genealogical information could reveal personal details, such as the names of your family members, your age, the names of people you may associate with and even your home address. “Seeing all that information about me in one spot at one time was very scary,” said Andrew Hacker, a cyber security expert at Harrisburg University. While the amount of information available on may be uncomfortable, Hacker says it’s legal. He suspects some […]

  • Provo Canyon and I-15 in Provo back open after multiple wrecks

    PROVO, Utah – Slick roads closed Provo Canyon as well as I-15 southbound in Provo after multiple wrecks Thursday afternoon. All I-15 southbound lanes are back open after a crash involving at least eight cars two miles south of University Parkway. One person went to the hospital in fair condition. Cleared Crash SB I-15 at MP 267, 2 miles South of Univ Pkwy, UTCO, All lanes open. — UDOT Traffic (@UDOTTRAFFIC) January 12, 2017 UDOT said Provo Canyon is now […]

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