In the fall of 2005, Beth joined the 14 News team anchoring with Dan Katz weekday mornings on 14 News Sunrise. In 2014, Beth made the jump to evening newscasts and is now co-anchoring 14 News at 4:00 and 14 News at 5:00. Before coming to Evansville, Beth worked as a morning traffic reporter at KTLA, the WB station in Los Angeles, and as a morning traffic reporter for a local cable channel in Lexington, KY. Beth earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Kentucky, and then went on to attend Northeastern University's Graduate School of Journalism in Boston, MA. In her free time, Beth volunteers with Ark Crisis Child Care Center in Evansville where she served as a board member for 8 years. She volunteers with Habitat for Humanity, building homes in Maryland, Ohio, South Carolina, Illinois and her home state of Kentucky. Beth also helps with the American Reads program, a national literacy campaign focusing on children. As a recovered scoliosis patient, Beth serves as a mentor for young scoliosis patients and encourages students to undergo scoliosis screenings in schools. Beth resides in Evansville with her husband and son, Oliver.
Talents & Hobbies: running, hiking, playing piano and watching UK basketball Favorite
TV Shows: "Scandal," and "Grey's Anatomy"
Favorite Movies: "Steel Magnolias"
Favorite Quote: "You must be the change you wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi
The Perfect Day: Would be spent relaxing with her family.
Interesting Facts: During her time in Los Angeles, Beth got the chance to interview several Hollywood stars including Heidi Klum, Tyra Banks, Jimmy Smits, Andrea Bocelli and Kevin Spacey. Beth also climbed one of the Seven Summits, Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa.
The first day of school is exciting, but can also be scary for some children. In a special Peace of Mind project, an expert with the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation offered this advice for parents.
"She was the best mom, honestly. I can't even put it into words how good she was. It was like magic watching her go through all these problems and come out on the good side. She always stayed positive," said 19-year old Mikayla Strother. Her nickname was Smiley. "You would've never been able to tell anything was going on with her. She would just put a smile on. She'd do what she had to do for me and my sisters." Behind that sm...