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
Person holds up Mega Millions ticket in front of register

Mega Millions jackpot closing in on $1 billion after no winner

Person holds a phone displaying a YouTube logo

YouTube requiring creators to label 'realistic' AI content

Toby Keith plays guitar on stage

Toby Keith earned Country Music Hall of Fame vote 1 day after death

Celine Dion

Celine Dion shares update on Stiff Person Syndrome Awareness Day

Keurig's new K-Rounds coffee pods

Keurig unveils plans for compostable coffee pods made without plastic

Backs of a bride and groom shown as they hold hands

Marriages in the US are back at pre-pandemic levels

Woman playing with dog holds up a toy

Quality time with dogs can relieve stress, heighten concentration

Stefanie Smith and her two children

Autopsy reveals why Indiana mom died suddenly on plane

Olivia Rodrigo

Olivia Rodrigo gives out free Plan B, abortion resources at concert

Building with a SXSW sign

Artists, speakers pull out of SXSW over US Army sponsorship

Lottery winner hides behind giant check made out to "Lucky Mom" for $1.4 million

Mom wins $1.4 million lottery jackpot playing kids' birthdays

Plane flies over a building with a Boeing logo

Family of Boeing whistleblower blames company for his death

Aaron Rodgers next to a photo of Jesse Ventura

RFK Jr. eyes Aaron Rodgers and Jesse Ventura for vice president pick

A convenience store owner behind the counter smiles as he sells Mega Millions tickets

Mega Millions jackpot closing in on $800 million after no winner

Kobe Bryant statue outside Crypto.com Arena

Kobe Bryant statue has several spelling errors and mistakes

Eric Carmen holds a guitar

Eric Carmen, 'All By Myself,' 'Hungry Eyes' singer, dies at 74

Boeing airplane on the tarmac

Boeing whistleblower found dead days after testifying against company

Home in Olivette, Misouri, where a mother was shot dead

Son shot and killed his mother thinking she was an intruder

TikTok logo on a device

TikTok asks creators for help as bill to ban it moves through Congress

The Body Shop storefront

The Body Shop ceases US operations, closes dozens of Canada stores

Kate, Princess of Wales

Princess Kate apologizes for 'confusion' over edited photo

New Southwest seating

Southwest Airlines defends new seat design plans after backlash

The Pentagon is seen from Air Force One

Pentagon finds no evidence of extraterrestrial activity or coverups

Akira Toriyama

Akira Toriyama, Japanese creator of 'Dragon Ball,' dies at 68

Plane engine lit up with orange flames

United plane engine catches fire midflight, passengers fear for lives

Indian River County Sheriff Eric Flowers holds up a mugshot of now-terminated deputy Kai Cromer

Florida officer arrested for child pornography after first day on job

A yellow-billed loon swims in Lake Bellagio on the Strip in Las Vegas

Vegas' Bellagio pauses fountain show after rare bird spotted in water

A teary-eyed Kylie Kelce watches husband Jason Kelce announce his retirement

Kylie Kelce reacts to husband Jason's emotional retirement speech

Carson Kressley

TV personality Carson Kressley's travel tips for a stress-free trip

Facebook and Instagram apps on a phone

Facebook and Instagram outage resolved after major disruption at Meta