Elizabeth Ruiz

Elizabeth Ruiz

Elizabeth Ruiz


Elizabeth Ruiz is a correspondent with Scripps News. Elizabeth joined Scripps because she is passionate about in-depth storytelling that has a positive impact. Raised in Colorado, she absolutely loves the outdoors. To contact Elizabeth for story suggestions, email her at elizabeth.ruiz@scripps.com or follow her on social media.

Recent Work
Someone holds up an ultrasound image

Embryo donations on the rise as an infertility treatment option

A dispatcher shows an example of a livestream app on a phone.

911 centers are adopting livestream video to improve public safety

A drone flies over a field

Data shows more farmers are trading in tractors for drones

A gun handle

Colorado leads states in storing guns outside of the home

A scientist looks at DNA testing material

Genetic testing spurs revolution in preventive care

Someone scrolls through the TikTok app on a phone

Legislators target social media to combat eating disorders

Megan Bryant folding clothes

The gig marketplace growing with opportunities to make money remotely

Woman working out.

Remote fitness classes are helping seniors in rural areas in U.S.

A fence at a jail is shown.

Colorado bill would incentivize degrees to get a lower prison sentence

Fear Free-certified veterinarian Dr. Robin Downing weighs a dog on a scale

Pandemic spurs 'Fear Free' veterinary movement to put pets at ease

Hand Me Up owners Kara Livingston and Nicole Boynton

Too many kids clothes? Here's one way to cut waste

A dog working with Paws for Purple Hearts

Dogs are helping comfort veterans diagnosed with PTSD

A mug with text saying "I will survive"

Telehealth improves access to rural sexual assault nurse examiners

A dog

At-home veterinary care aims to lower stress for pets, veterinarians

Fisk University gymnastics team

Women make history as first gymnastics team at HBCU

Marta Mejia

Culinary Academy of Las Vegas helps drive a historic employment rate

A fisherman throws a cast net along shore of Lake Mead at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Las Vegas dramatically cut water use by targeting grass

Federal government forced to intervene in Colorado River water dispute

Students competing in the NASA TechRise Student Challenge work on their project at school.

NASA engages kids in STEM through national competition

Kids playing on iPads.

How artificial intelligence is helping to protect your children online

Airplane taking off from the airport.

Next COVID variant will likely be found in airplane wastewater

Kelly Willie poses with an ultrasound photo of her child, due April 2023

Prospective mothers switch jobs for reproductive health benefits

StrivePD app on a phone

Woman With Parkinson's Creates App To Help Track Symptoms

Shawn Marcus Dromgoole

#WeWalkWithShawn Is A National Movement To End Racial Profiling

A dog

Dog-Friendly Work Policies Popular Among Employees After Pandemic

A woman looks at a pregnancy test.

Black Women Are Disproportionately Affected By Infertility