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
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


Beyoncé releases 2 new songs after clues in Super Bowl commercial

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Zay Flowers catches a football.

Police investigate Ravens player Zay Flowers for domestic assault

A kangaroo stands by a gate

Kangaroo runs loose at Florida apartment complex, police respond

Airplanes on the tarmac

Are Americans' thoughts on plane safety swayed by recent incidents?


Beyoncé reveals new hair care line called Cécred

Screen with television shows on Disney+

Disney+ will start its password-sharing crackdown this summer

Mojo Nixon

Mojo Nixon, 'Elvis Is Everywhere' singer, dies on country music cruise

Man on top of the Las Vegas Sphere

Police arrest man who climbed Las Vegas Sphere

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift issues cease-and-desist to student tracking her jet

Doctor meets with patient

After Toby Keith's death, doctors say stomach cancer is easy to miss

NFL linebacker Shaquil Barrett

NFL star Shaquil Barrett welcomes baby 9 months after daughter drowned

Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift

Travis Kelce comments on Taylor's new album as she unveils track list

Skydive center in Arizona

73-year-old man dies in skydiving accident in Arizona

Indian actress Poonam Pandey

Indian actor faces backlash for faking death for cancer awareness

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes at NFL football practice

Patrick Mahomes' father arrested on DWI charge week before Super Bowl