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
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

Beyoncé

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

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