Lexie joined Fox 13 in March of 2019 as an anchor and reporter.
She was born and raised in Indiana and graduated from Purdue University.
Although she has lived in Indiana most of her life, she is no stranger to Utah. She has family that lives in Park City and has visited numerous times.
Before moving to Salt Lake City, Lexie was the Daybreak anchor at a station in Evansville, Indiana.
In her spare time she enjoys being outside, exercising, spending time with friends and family and of course, watching Purdue sports and cheering on her Boilermakers.


Recent Articles
  • Mayor Biskupski promotes cycling with annual Bike to Work Day

    SALT LAKE CITY — Mayor Jackie Biskupski and others promoted cycling Thursday during the annual Mayor’s Bike to Work Day. The annual event highlights a cycling route and the related infrastructure. For this year’s event, cyclists began at the Northwest Recreation Center and followed the Jordan River Trail. The route includes several recent improvements, including the completion of a 120-foot arch bridge in late 2017 that connects the north and south sides of the trail between 200 South and North […]

  • New warning signs have radar to alert drivers when wildlife is nearby

    EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah — The Utah Department of Transportation is trying to prevent drivers from collisions with wildlife by connecting the usual yellow warning signs to a new radar system. The new signs on S.R. 73 in Eagle Mountain are equipped with radar that can detect deer and other wild animals, and the LED lights flash to alert drivers to use extra caution. These signs are the first of their kind in the state, but depending on how they work, […]

  • Utahns gather to celebrate 150 year anniversary of Golden Spike at Promontory Summit

    PROMONTORY SUMMIT — Actors, historians and members of the public are gathering at Promontory Summit to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike. Friday’s events are the latest in a round of celebrations marking the anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad. Fox 13’s Lexie Johnson spoke to actors participating in the reenactments as well as a historian and others, see the video above for a look at the festivities.

  • Former inmates help Pleasant Grove Police move into their new building

    PLEASANT GROVE, Utah — Several of the men who helped the Pleasant Grove Police Department move into its new building Monday had been arrested by some of the officers they helped. The men say their experiences on the wrong side of the law taught them life lessons. “It`s changed my life,” Justin Alex said. “It`s helped me to become a man.” Justin, with his friends Austin and Cam, had all been arrested on drug and theft charges, but all wanted […]

  • Utah health officials urge vaccination as 13 cases of mumps confirmed statewide so far this year

    SALT LAKE CITY – Health department officials are urging Utahns to vaccinate their children after confirming 13 cases of mumps statewide so far this year. Mike Grimlie, a public information officer for the Central Utah Public Health Department, said there are now six cases among residents in the northern Sanpete County area. There are another five potential cases in that region awaiting confirmation from lab tests. The Utah Department of Health said there have been a total of 13 cases […]

  • Crews hard at work in Utah’s forests now with the goal of suppressing wildfires later on

    SOUTH JORDAN, Utah — The last day of April was cold and wet in Utah, but crews with the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest are hard at work trying to prevent wildfires. After last year’s devastating wildfire season, the worry is that this year’s heavy snow pack will provide a lot of fuel for fires this year. “Once the snow goes away, it really depends on whether we get fire starts whether it`s lightening, or human caused,” Forest Supervisor David Whittekiend said. […]

  • Three arrested after homicide victim found in restaurant parking lot in West Valley City

    WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Three people have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting after a man was found dead in a restaurant parking lot. West Valley City Police arrested 18-year-old Hassan Al Rekabi and 19-year-old Samuel Niu Monday in connection with the death of 22-year-old Jake Gengelbach. Police served a warrant on Rekabi’s home Monday afternoon, and the man fled in a vehicle. Officers pursued and caught him in a nearby parking lot. Rekabi was booked into […]

  • Woman in critical condition after being hit by garbage truck in Taylorsville

    TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — A woman is in critical condition after being hit by a garbage truck in Taylorsville Wednesday morning. Dispatchers said the crash occurred at 4610 South Redwood Road, and Fox 13 News first heard report of the crash around 7:22 a.m. Northbound lanes of Redwood Road were closed in the vicinity for several hours after the crash. Sgt. Melody Gray said it appears the woman was crossing in a crosswalk when she was struck. The driver of the […]

  • Victim in South Salt Lake carjacking attempt reunites with good Samaritan

    SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah — The victim in an attempted carjacking earlier this week was reunited with the good Samaritan who prevented the crime. South Salt Lake Police said they received a call around 6:20 p.m. Tuesday for an apparent carjacking right in front of the police department. Joanna Kingston, 18, was driving on Main Street, on her way to a birthday party with her three siblings. That’s when Kingston said she saw a man standing in the road, so […]

  • Heart recipient helps donor’s daughter

    OREM, Utah — Everyone has the choice to be an organ donor or not. For people who do choose to donate their organs, it can have a life-altering impact on the person who receives the organ and the people around them. Amanda Gabaldon never imagined that she would need an organ transplant. “I was 28 years old, I was super healthy, I had never done anything to develop heart failure,” said Gabaldon. She was pregnant with her first child when […]

  • Unvaccinated students excluded from school after mumps confirmed in Sanpete County

    RICHFIELD, Utah – The Central Utah Public Health Department has confirmed two cases of mumps in Sanpete County. The Superintendent of North Sanpete County School District, Dr. Sam Ray, says he was notified on April 12th of one student in the school district who had been diagnosed with mumps. “We’ve notified the parents we’ve notified the kids at the school, if they did show up to school, we’ve got their parents to take them home because we don’t want them […]

  • ‘Pinwheels for Prevention’ event raises awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month

    SALT LAKE CITY — April is Child Abuse Prevention month. Monday morning, as part of the Pinwheels for Prevention project, members of the community planted 1,720 pinwheels in the lawn of Primary Children’s Hospital. The pinwheels represent the bright and carefree childhoods that all children should experience. “It symbolizes that we have the possibility to make a change that we can actually help children if we all work together,” said Katy Welkie, the Administrator and CEO of Primary Children’s Hospital. […]

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