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

  • Two Adults Arrested For Posting Sexually Explicit Ads For Teen Online

    Posted on: 2:42 pm, March 13, 2014, by , updated on: 05:21pm, March 13, 2014

    Court records show the two adults held a 15-year-old girl hostage
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  • Man Accused Of Attacking Family At East Memphis ATM

    Posted on: 11:57 am, March 12, 2014, by , updated on: 07:06pm, March 12, 2014

    Police say Warren William was parked behind the family and went ballistic because they took too long
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  • Firefighters Hurt, Families Homeless Following Apartment Fire

    Posted on: 6:07 pm, March 9, 2014, by

    (Memphis) Two firefighters are recovering from burns they received while battling an apartment fire that left many families homeless. The...
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  • Mayor Wharton Speaks About Oak Court Mall Shooting

    Posted on: 2:51 pm, March 8, 2014, by , updated on: 10:44pm, March 8, 2014

    (Memphis) Police are on the hunt for 20-year-old Otis Reddic. He’s wanted for shooting a 22-year-old man in the middle...
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  • Yes, People Are *Still* Stranded In Arkansas

    Posted on: 12:13 pm, March 5, 2014, by , updated on: 06:11pm, March 5, 2014

    People are still stuck on Arkansas interstates
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  • Stories From Those Stranded On Arkansas Roads

    Posted on: 12:52 pm, March 4, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:19pm, March 4, 2014

    When you think there’s hope and cars start moving a few inches, they stop
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  • MLGW Crews Working To Restore Power

    Posted on: 4:31 am, March 3, 2014, by and , updated on: 06:26pm, March 3, 2014

    The highest outage count was more than 25,000
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  • Holly Bobo Case: Day 3 of TBI Search on Adams Lane

    Posted on: 5:51 pm, March 2, 2014, by , updated on: 07:26pm, March 2, 2014

    (Decatur County, TN) TBI investigators manned every possible entrance to Zachary Adams’ property on Adams Lane, scouring every inch just...
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  • Community Prays For Holly Bobo; Search and Investigation Continue

    Posted on: 7:27 pm, March 1, 2014, by , updated on: 12:17am, March 2, 2014

    Saturday, the church Holly grew up a prayer vigil in her honor, praying for a safe return
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  • One Person Hurt In House Fire

    Posted on: 9:09 am, February 27, 2014, by and

    Two homes burned in the 2200 block of Lyons
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  • Memphis Families In Legal Disputes With Apartments Where Children Were Shot

    Posted on: 5:33 pm, February 26, 2014, by

    (Memphis) Security guards, gates, and proper lighting are some of the things a local attorney says some Memphis apartment complexes...
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  • Interstate Wreck Sparks Fire, Injures Drivers and Jams Up Traffic

    Posted on: 1:49 pm, February 23, 2014, by , updated on: 10:43pm, February 23, 2014

    (Memphis) Five drivers are recovering from an interstate crash that’s to blame for a fire, sending at least one person...
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