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

  • 10 People Shot in 5 Separate Shootings

    Posted on: 7:31 pm, February 22, 2014, by

    (Memphis) The weekend is off to a violent start in Memphis. 10 people are recovering from 5 different shootings across...
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  • Two Shot at Whitehaven Nightclub

    Posted on: 3:52 am, February 21, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:04pm, February 21, 2014

    Witnesses say two people were shot at the Classic Soulz nightclub on East Brooks Road late Thursday night.
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  • Woman Recounts Crash That Hurt 11 People

    Posted on: 3:40 pm, February 19, 2014, by , updated on: 04:51pm, February 19, 2014

    (Memphis) Tuesday’s rollover crash in Whitehaven can only be described as pure chaos. “So much was going on, seeing all...
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  • Woman’s Death At South Memphis Apt. Complex Brings Large Police Response

    Posted on: 2:43 pm, February 16, 2014, by , updated on: 12:51pm, February 17, 2014

    (Memphis) Police are investigating the death of a South Memphis woman. Right now, they aren’t sure how the woman died...
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  • Dog Put Down At Memphis Animal Services After Being Adopted

    Posted on: 5:55 pm, February 15, 2014, by , updated on: 12:50pm, February 17, 2014

    This has been an ongoing issue at MAS
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  • Missing 7-Year-Old Found After 14 Hours

    Posted on: 12:05 am, February 13, 2014, by , , and , updated on: 05:39pm, February 13, 2014

    Dominic Jeffries was found early Thursday morning more than 12 hours after he disappeared
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  • TDOT Treats Roads Before And During Winter Weather Advisory

    Posted on: 4:55 pm, February 12, 2014, by

    TDOT said it prepared for the winter weather, but didn’t expect so much black ice on the roads.
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  • Two Men Shot at Frayser Stoplight, Drive Home For Help

    Posted on: 2:10 pm, February 9, 2014, by , updated on: 05:11am, February 10, 2014

    (Memphis) Police are on the hunt for who shot and killed a man and badly injured another in Frayser early...
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  • Tow Trucks Not Heavily Needed in Winter Weather

    Posted on: 12:54 am, February 9, 2014, by , updated on: 05:38pm, February 9, 2014

    (Shelby County, TN)To the surprise of many tow truck drivers Saturday, towing companies didn’t cash in from this round of...
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  • Former MPD Officer Going To Trial For Allegedly Demanding Sex From Fugitive

    Posted on: 4:28 pm, February 7, 2014, by , updated on: 05:12pm, February 7, 2014

    Attorneys were supposed to reach a plea Friday, but they couldn’t come to agreement.
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  • Arkansans Afraid and Frustrated with Crippling Power Outages

    Posted on: 1:13 pm, February 5, 2014, by , updated on: 01:22pm, February 5, 2014

    The latest cold snap to hit the area is to blame for wiping out power lines
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  • Man Charged For Allegedly Shooting At Another Man Over $4

    Posted on: 6:11 pm, February 2, 2014, by

    (Memphis) A man is jail, after he shot at another man over four dollars. “What kind of things can you...
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