Birthplace: Tallinn, Estonia
Education: Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University
Current Position/Job Duties: Multimedia Journalist
Joined 23ABCnews: July 2013
Most Memorable Stories: Covering the Presidential Inauguration and Supreme Court case arguments this
spring in Washington D.C.
Awards/Honors: First place in Breaking News for SPJ's "Best of the West"
News Philosophy: "You can't control the cards that you are dealt, but you can play them to the best of your ability”
Role Models: My parents, they gave me a chance at the American dream
Favorite Sports Teams: I’ll watch any team as long as it is a good game
Favorite Music: A little bit of everything, depending on the mood…. but Mumford and Sons and The Lumineers are my favorites.
Favorite Movies: Ace Ventura Pet Detective, The Perks of Being a Wallflower and I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry
Favorite Programs: Suits, Seinfeld, Sex and the City, Family Guy and of course SpongeBob SquarePants
Hobbies/Interests: I love makeup. I can spend hours just learning about different products and techniques.
Hidden Talent: I am fluent in Russian and that is the only language I speak at home with my family
Pets: Absolutely love animals, and waiting for the time to be right to get a pup
Something Most People don't know about me: I was born and raised in Estonia… and immigrated to America in 6th grade
What I like best about Southern California: The weather, the proximity and people!
On the weekends I love to: I am always up for an adventure but relaxing and doing nothing is also great!
You're most likely to see me around town: TJ Max or Marshalls. I am constantly on a look out for a good deal!