Liz Adeola is glad to be back home in the desert Southwest after working in the Midwest for over a decade. Liz is a passionate storyteller who loves to laugh and enjoys meeting new people and hearing their stories. Liz has left her mark on several newsrooms around the country working in Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, Texas, Illinois, Ohio, and Indiana. An adventurer at heart, Liz hit the road in college interviewing dozens of people for the documentary 14 Days in America: a 14-day road trip across the country from New York to Portland, stopping in 14 cities to capture the essence of American Freedom post September 11th through photography and film.
Liz has experience reporting, producing, and anchoring newscasts. The Illinois Associated Press named Liz the "Best Newswriter" in 2011, she landed on the list of the top "20 Under 40 Making a Difference in Central Illinois," and was nominated for an Emmy for covering breaking news in Indianapolis. Recently, Liz was recognized by the Society of Professional Journalist for her dedication and skill covering children's issues. Liz graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Broadcast Journalism at Arizona State University with a degree in broadcast journalism and a minor in political science with a focus on world politics. Liz is a member of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the Radio Television Digital News Association, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
Liz has a big family, 8 brothers and sisters, 5 nieces and nephews. In her spare time, Liz enjoys trying her hand at cooking traditional Nigerian dishes, volunteering, exploring the outdoors, watching movies and reading books. Liz loves connecting with viewers on social media. If you have a story idea or would just like to say hello, follow her on Twitter @Watchlaeveryday or like her Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/LAReporter