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

  • Puppies With Severe Chemical Burns Found On Side Of The Road

    Posted on: 12:56 pm, January 31, 2014, by , updated on: 05:25pm, January 31, 2014

    Animal shelter workers brought the puppies to a clinic, where they are being treated for infections and open wounds.
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  • Man Who Killed MPD Officer Charged With Shooting Teen

    Posted on: 10:32 am, January 30, 2014, by and , updated on: 07:06pm, January 30, 2014

    Timothy McKinney faces a list of charges including attempted first degree murder
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  • Memphis Families Return After Nashville School Vouchers Rally

    Posted on: 4:19 pm, January 29, 2014, by , updated on: 04:57pm, January 29, 2014

    Each student could receive $6,500 to use at a private school
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  • Mother and 3 Young Children Killed in House Fire

    Posted on: 6:40 pm, January 19, 2014, by

    (Gates, TN) Family and friends are mourning the loss of a Gates, Tennessee family killed in a house fire. This...
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  • Man Accused of Attacking Girlfriend With Hammer, Then Setting House on Fire in Police Stand-off

    Posted on: 2:24 pm, January 18, 2014, by , updated on: 02:54pm, January 18, 2014

    (Memphis) A man is facing charges for attacking his girlfriend and setting his house on fire while police tried to...
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  • Neighborhood Christian Center Needs Help Aiding Families

    Posted on: 12:06 pm, January 16, 2014, by , updated on: 04:54pm, January 16, 2014

    They have hundreds of requests and not enough donations
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  • City Tears Down Old Public Housing Complex

    Posted on: 5:06 pm, January 15, 2014, by

    Brick by brick, Memphis Public Works crews knocked away the old Walter Simmons public housing complex at Knight Arnold and Lamar Wednesday.
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  • Man Gunned Down Days Before Birthday

    Posted on: 4:47 pm, January 12, 2014, by

    (Memphis) Just a few days before his birthday a Raleigh man is shot and killed steps away from his home....
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  • Fire Kills 2, Leaves Several Others Homeless

    Posted on: 3:36 pm, January 11, 2014, by , updated on: 08:02pm, January 11, 2014

    (Memphis) Fire investigators are looking into what caused a deadly early morning apartment fire that killed two and left a...
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  • Daycare Robbed With Children Inside

    Posted on: 12:43 pm, January 9, 2014, by , updated on: 05:40pm, January 9, 2014

    This happened around lunch time with dozens of small children inside
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  • Five Dogs Taken By Animal Control, Owner Charged

    Posted on: 5:31 pm, January 8, 2014, by

    The family will not get the dogs back from Memphis Animal Services.
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  • Homeless Staying Warm in Deep Freeze

    Posted on: 5:42 pm, January 6, 2014, by

    The Union Missions says because of the extreme below freezing weather, they aren’t turning away anyone
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