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
A rat

Human infections from rat urine increasing in New York City

A mobile device calling 911

Widespread 911 emergency line outages reported in 4 states

Veronica Butler and Jilian Kelley.

Bodies found confirmed to be missing preacher's wife and her friend

E-bike battery with model number U004

Consumers warned to stop using e-bike batteries that could catch fire

US men and women's Olympic track and field uniforms appear on mannequins

Nike US women's Olympic uniforms slammed for being revealing, sexist

A man uses his smartphone

That text message about your unpaid tolls may be a scam

Brittney and Cherelle Griner

Brittney Griner and wife Cherelle expecting first baby

Side-by-side photos of Veronica Butler, 27, and Jillian Kelley, 39

2 bodies found amid arrests over missing preacher's wife and friend

Police car lights

Multiple people stabbed at church in Sydney, days after mall stabbing

Taylor Swift on stage at "The Eras Tour"

Taylor Swift's music returns to TikTok despite feud with UMG

Gerry Turner and Theresa Nist wed during a televised ceremony

'Golden Bachelor' couple Gerry and Theresa are getting divorced

Yoto Mini speaker

Yoto Mini speaker, a popular toddler toy, recalled due to fire risk

Hand with a gold ring missing a center diamond.

Baker may have lost diamond in batch of cookies sold to customers

A golfer practices on the green for the Masters in front of onlookers

Masters underway after delayed start due to storms

A 2024 gray airstream hooked to the back of a pickup truck

Doctor dies after flying out of trailer on way to see solar eclipse

Boeing employees raise up their camera phones to record the first test flight of the new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

Whistleblower says Boeing's 787 Dreamliner is flawed

Stressed woman at desk puts hands over face

It's National Stress Awareness Month. Here's how to keep stress at bay

Photos of Aruba Aloe Hand Sanitizer Gel Alcohol 80% and Aruba Aloe Alcoholada Gel

Methanol in recalled hand sanitizer could cause comas, seizures

Person and his dog wear solar eclipse protective eyewear

Is it safe for dogs to be outside during a solar eclipse?

Rick Slayman sits in a chair in his hospital room surrounded by his medical team

Patient with pig kidney transplant goes home from hospital

Person holds up three Powerball tickets

Powerball jackpot surges to $1.23 billion after no winner

Package of Abdallah Candies' sea salt almond alligators

Recall: Chocolate-covered almonds mislabeled as cherry candies

Homes on a suburban street

Baby boomers plan to keep their homes as they grow older, report shows

Cody Smith

Uvalde mayor abruptly resigns, citing undisclosed health issues

Person holds a Powerball ticket at a convenience store.

Powerball jackpot climbs to $1.09 billion after no winner

Silhouette of a prison fence and watchtower as the sun sets

150 arrested in major weapons, drug bust at Georgia prisons

Person hands over a Powerball lottery ticket after purchase

Powerball jackpot reaches $1 billion ahead of Monday's drawing

Limited edition solar eclipse SunChips

SunChips unveils solar-inspired flavor only available during eclipse

The backs of NYPD police officers patrolling the streets

Arrests made after reports of men punching women in face in NYC

A dose of the MMR vaccine

There have been more US measles cases this year than in all of 2023