Elise Preston

Reporter/Weekend Daybreak Anchor

Elise Preston joined the News Channel 3 team in October, 2011.

Elise reports and co-anchors Weekend Daybreak.

Previously, she was a reporter for the CBS affiliate, KFDA in Amarillo, TX.

Before covering wildfires in the Texas panhandle, Elise worked as an assignment editor at WVEC in Norfolk, VA. Elise is a proud alumna of Hampton University in Hampton, VA.

She earned a bachelor of arts degree in broadcast journalism from the Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications.

The Columbus, Ohio native is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

If you want to share story ideas with Elise, or just say hello, her email is elise.preston@wreg.com.

Recent Articles

  • Elderly Woman Busted For Stealing Goods From Trade Show

    Posted on: 1:56 pm, April 6, 2014, by , updated on: 06:56pm, April 6, 2014

    (Memphis) An elderly woman faces a couple charges after detectives say she stole from 20 different vendors at an Agricenter...
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  • Renovated National Civil Rights Museum Now Open

    Posted on: 4:30 pm, April 5, 2014, by , updated on: 07:26pm, April 5, 2014

    (Memphis) It’s taken several months; millions of dollars and a lot of plans, but the National Civil Rights Museum is...
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  • Man Dies From Injuries In After Last Friday’s Storms

    Posted on: 11:52 am, April 4, 2014, by and , updated on: 11:42am, April 9, 2014

    Man's home was blown away by strong winds
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  • People Concerned Downtown Building Could Come Crumbling Down

    Posted on: 12:11 pm, April 3, 2014, by , updated on: 06:13pm, April 3, 2014

    Deep cracks are everywhere and the bricks and mortar are warped
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  • Two-Alarm Fire Destroys Apartment Building

    Posted on: 4:10 am, April 2, 2014, by and , updated on: 07:10am, April 2, 2014

    At least six families are homeless after a two-alarm fire destroyed a building at the Trinity Lakes Apartments in Cordova.
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  • Knockout Game: Teens Accused Of Beating Random Student For Fun

    Posted on: 5:31 pm, March 28, 2014, by , updated on: 05:32pm, March 28, 2014

    Four teens are accused of beating a 17-year-old student leaving Whitehaven High Thursday.
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  • Stalking, Threats And A Celebrity: Memphis Man Charged

    Posted on: 1:15 pm, March 26, 2014, by , updated on: 06:05pm, March 26, 2014

    When his ex-girlfriend found out he was married and broke up with him, he harassed her for weeks.
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  • Memphis Madness: Fans Stock Up On Watch Party Treats

    Posted on: 8:48 pm, March 23, 2014, by , updated on: 09:04pm, March 23, 2014

    (Memphis) Tigers fans spent Sunday getting their taste buds into Memphis Madness, in preparation for Sunday night’s big game against...
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  • License Center Opened Saturday, Many Drivers Still Having Issues

    Posted on: 1:08 pm, March 22, 2014, by , updated on: 08:04pm, March 22, 2014

    (Memphis) Just a few people lingered outside the Driver’s License Reinstatement Center at Hickory Ridge Mall Saturday. It was a...
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  • BBB Warns Of Scam Targeting Taxpayers

    Posted on: 1:23 pm, March 21, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:49pm, March 21, 2014

    More than $1 million has been stolen from thousands of unsuspecting people
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  • Man Arrested For Waking Up Ex With Gun In Her Face

    Posted on: 12:23 pm, March 20, 2014, by , updated on: 04:51pm, March 20, 2014

    Woman believes ex copied house key when they were together
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  • Careless Smoking Blamed For House Fire

    Posted on: 12:20 pm, March 19, 2014, by , updated on: 04:21pm, March 19, 2014

    Sparks from a cigarette lit the couch on fire, fueling the flames
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