Carole Mikita has worked for KSL-TV News since June 1979 as an anchor and reporter. Currently, she is a senior reporter who specifically covers religion and the arts.
She also produces and writes documentaries for KSL Television Programming that air twice a year during General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Since fall of 1998, more than 50 hour or half-hour specials have aired. She and photographers have traveled the world to capture stories about The Church of Jesus Christ, its leaders and members.
She won regional Emmys for “Civiilty: Changing the Converation” and “Gideon’s Story,” and has a Lifetime Achievement Emmy. She received both an international Gabriel Award and the National Freedoms Foundation award for her “Civility” special. Carole has also received many awards from the Society for Professional Journalists and the Utah Broadcasters Association for both news stories and the documentaries. In 2018, she received an honorary doctorate from Southern Utah University for her contributions to journalism and the arts.
Born and raised in Steubenville, Ohio, Carole was graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theatre.
Carole is married to Neil York, who recently retired after 42 years as Professor of History, early American history, at Brigham Young University. They have two daughters and three grandchildren
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