Elina Tarkazikis

Elina Tarkazikis

Elina Tarkazikis

Digital Content Manager

Elina kicked off her career at iHeartRadio’s nationally syndicated Elvis Duran and the Morning Show, and has since covered an array of topics — from mortgages and real estate at National Mortgage News, to local news at New York City’s NY1 — and now finds herself covering news around the globe at Scripps. She especially loves reporting on all things pop culture and entertainment. In her spare time, Elina enjoys fitness, reading and traveling. Her greatest joy is being a dog mom to her fur baby Kash.

Recent Work
Former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid is escorted into court

Son of Kansas City Chiefs head coach gets DUI sentence commuted

A beach in Cancun, Mexico

US issues Mexico travel warning ahead of spring break

Cat Janice

Cat Janice, who made viral song for son during cancer battle, dies

Toyota logo

Toyota recalls 381,000 pickups for axle issue that raises crash risk

Adele

Adele postpones Las Vegas residency over health concerns

Exterior of Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant at Disney Springs.

Doctor dies at Disney World after staff assured food was allergen-free

Taylor Swift

Paparazzi accuses Taylor Swift's dad of punching him in face in Sydney

Campbellsville University campus

Student found dead in dorm, wrestling teammate charged with murder

Actress Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer says she has Cushing's syndrome. What is it?

Two United Airlines Boeing 737s are parked at the gate

United raises checked bag fee, following lead of other airlines

Hydeia Broadbent

Hydeia Broadbent, renowned HIV and AIDS activist, dies at 39

New England Patriots wide receiver Matthew Slater

Patriots' Matthew Slater announces retirement after 16 seasons in NFL

Ksenia Karelina

Russia arrests American dual citizen over $51 donation to Ukraine

Powerball logo on a screen

Man sues Powerball after being told his $340M jackpot win was an error

Actress and Northwood Space CEO Bridgit Mendler

Former Disney Channel star Bridgit Mendler becomes space startup CEO

Actor Danny Masterson

Actor Danny Masterson transferred out of maximum-security prison

Louisiana Gov. Jeff Landry

Louisiana governor declares state of emergency due to police shortage

People attend a candlelight vigil after two police officers and a first responder were shot and killed

Minnesota community mourns police, paramedic killed during house call

Officer Paul Elmstrand, Officer Matthew Ruge, and Firefighter and Paramedic Adam Finseth.

2 officers, 1 first responder killed at scene of domestic house call

Steph Curry and Sabrina Ionescu prepare to embrace

Steph Curry beats Sabrina Ionescu by 3 in All-Star shootout

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki

Former YouTube CEO's son found dead in dorm at UC Berkeley

Ben Affleck in Dunkin' Donuts' Super Bowl commercial

How effective were this year's Super Bowl ads?

Leanne Mair, Ashley Williams and Kerrie Carden.

9 women to get to know this Black Girl Magic Day

Person holds up credit card next to cell phone

Americans lost record $10 billion to fraud in 2023

Box of chololates and flowers next to a photo of a person with church ashes on their forehead for Ash Wednesday.

Ash Wednesday and Valentine's Day happen to share a date this year

Church pews

Ex-Catholic priest gets 22 years in prison in child sex abuse case

Body of water and land in Alabama's Mobile-Tensaw Delta

$15 million in land purchased to protect 'America's Amazon' in Alabama

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods launches apparel deal with TaylorMade after Nike split

Police car lights

Infant dies after mom says she mistakenly put baby in oven for a nap

A Ring doorbell

Amazon's Ring announces big change, and customers are not happy