Archives: Our Team Members

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Daniel Woodruff

Daniel Woodruff is thrilled to join KSL as a reporter and fill-in anchor. In many ways, it’s a return to his roots as Daniel started his broadcast journalism career as an intern at KSL, learning from many of the reporters and anchors he grew up watching. Born in Salt Lake City and raised in Provo, […]
18 days ago
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Devan Masciulli

Devan Masciulli joined KSL in January 2024 and is the newest member of the KSL Weather Team. She is the afternoon meteorologist on KSL 5 News at 4PM. Before heading to Salt Lake City, Devan forecasted the weather in Peoria, Illinois as the weekend meteorologist for nearly two and a half years. During her time […]
2 months ago
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Emma Benson

Emma Benson joined the KSL team in October 2023. A native of Salt Lake City, she’s happy to be back home in the Beehive State. Before joining KSL, Emma worked in Idaho Falls, Idaho at the dual CBS/ABC affiliate, where she anchored the morning show as well as produced and anchored the noon show, and […]
5 months ago
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Lauren Steinbrecher

Lauren Steinbrecher is an Emmy award-winning reporter and multi-media journalist who shoots, writes, and edits her own stories. Her goal is to capture the personalities of the people she interviews and allow the viewer to experience what those people are going through with compassion. It’s always Lauren’s hope that the people in her stories feel […]
7 months ago
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Shelby Lofton

Shelby comes to Utah after working for three years at WKYT, the CBS affiliate in Lexington, Kentucky. There, she was the weekend anchor and reporter. During her time in the Commonwealth, Shelby covered the 2021 Western Kentucky tornadoes. She was honored to share the stories of resilience there and help pay tribute to the victims. […]
1 year ago
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Katija Stjepovic

Katija is an Emmy Award Winning journalist who joined KSL News Today as Traffic Anchor and Reporter in September of 2022. She looks forward to being a crucial part of why so many wake up with the KSL morning team. Providing up to date information, traffic routes and road conditions. Before joining KSL, Katija was […]
1 year ago
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Karah Brackin

Karah Brackin joined the KSL team in March 2022. As a reporter for KSL Today, she hopes you’ll wake up with her on weekdays! Karah was born in Xinhui, China, adopted as a baby, and flown to the United States, where she was raised in Alabama. As she likes to say, “Born in China. Designed […]
2 years ago
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Matthew Johnson

Matthew Johnson joined KSL in April of 2022 and is the newest member of the KSL Weather Team. He is the meteorologist for the KSL Today & Noon shows. Matt was born and raised in Northern California. His love for weather came at the young age of 9 years old when he saw snow fall […]
2 years ago
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Kristen Van Dyke

A native of South Carolina, Kristen’s interest in meteorology first started at a very young age when she saw first hand the power of Hurricane Hugo as it swept through her small town. She dedicated herself to a career in forecasting, wanting to keep those around her protected and informed of the weather around them. […]
2 years ago
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Annie Knox

Annie Knox has spent nearly a decade reporting from Utah’s courtrooms, trails and capitol. She covered legal affairs for the Deseret News and KSL.com before joining KSL-TV as an investigator. Her reporting has examined trends in domestic violence, the rights of inmates in the state’s prison and jails and the state’s rapid-pace growth and changing […]
3 years ago
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Garna Mejia

Garna is happiest when she can be “out in the field” working on stories that matter to the community. She has always been curious about her surroundings and world events. A journalism class changed her life as she found her passion in connecting with people. Garna’s experience includes working as a bilingual reporter in Milwaukee, […]
3 years ago
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Daniella Rivera

Daniella Rivera joined the KSL team in September 2021. She’s an investigative journalist with a passion for serving the public through seeking and reporting truth. After graduating from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, Daniella started her career reporting for her hometown station in Sherman, Texas in 2014. There, […]
3 years ago
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Debbie Worthen

Debbie Worthen brings nearly two decades of award-winning journalism experience to the KSL Newsroom and is thrilled be working for Utah’s legacy news organization. She anchors the weekends with Dan Rascon and reports for the #1 rated KSL 5 News at 10 p.m. There are countless things Debbie enjoys about working in local news, but […]
3 years ago
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Tamara Vaifanua

Tamara Vaifanua joined KSL Today as a reporter in June 2021. She is a familiar face to Utah viewers. For more than 11 years, she was an anchor and reporter for a Salt Lake City TV station. Her work highlights issues facing underrepresented communities. Vaifanua’s notable stories focused on Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women, Covid-19 […]
3 years ago
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Brett Benson

Brett Benson joined KSL as a fill-in meteorologist in 2018, with almost 20 years of weather forecasting experience in the Utah market. Brett was born in Cottonwood Heights and went to high school in Park City. He attended BYU where he played football during what he calls “the Detmer years”. His wife grew up in […]
3 years ago
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Sam Farnsworth

After working as a sports intern at KSL in the fall of 2002 Sam was hired to work as a studio technician and a sports producer for KSL through July 2006. Then he left to Colorado where he worked for 13 years as a sports anchor in both Grand Junction and Colorado Springs. As Sports […]
3 years ago
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Dan Rascon

Emmy award-winning and veteran TV journalist Dan Rascon is the weekend anchor for KSL-TV (NBC) in Salt Lake City. Rascon has traveled the country and world for nearly 30 years, capturing some of the most compelling, heart-wrenching, and inspiring stories. He’s been a solid fixture in the Utah news market since October 1999. A Colorado […]
3 years ago
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Matt Gephardt

Matt Gephardt is an award-winning consumer journalist with a long history of helping Utah families.
4 years ago
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Sloan Schrage, Consumer Investigative Producer

Sloan Schrage's passion is consumer news, producing daily and investigative stories impacting the safety, security and wallets of Utah consumers over the past seven years.
4 years ago
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Cindy St. Clair, KSL Investigative Producer

Cindy St. Clair is a long-time, passionate investigative journalist, producing in the Salt Lake City market for the past 12 years. She got her start at KUTV, working her way up from rolling the prompter to investigating government negligence and consumer issues. Her audit of the Utah Attorney General’s White Collar Crime Offender Registry found […]
4 years ago
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Dan Spindle

Dan Spindle starts your morning off right co-anchoring KSL 5 News Today and KSL 5 News at Noon. He's spent the majority of his career in the desert Southwest but is excited to call Salt Lake City home.
5 years ago
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Mike Headrick

Born and raised in northeastern Ohio, this is the third time Mike has called Utah home — and he’s here to stay! Mike co-anchors KSL 5 News with amazing talent. When away from the anchor desk, he is one of the KSL Investigators, reporting on in-depth and investigative stories. Mike is a BYU grad, but […]
6 years ago
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Andrew Adams

Andrew Adams is a reporter for KSL 5 News whose work can also be read on KSLTV.com, heard on KSL NewsRadio. Andrew begins his day late, reporting primarily for KSL 5 News’ 10 p.m. newscast. He also reports for KSL 5 News at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Andrew’s news credits include breaking and covering […]
6 years ago
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Brooke Walker

Brooke Walker is the host and executive producer of “Studio 5 with Brooke Walker.” She is an Emmy award-winning journalist and a member of the KSL News Team, where she contributes as an anchor and reporter. She also is the host and executive producer of “Family Rules” on BYUtv. A homegrown Utah girl, Brooke is […]
6 years ago

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