Liz Adeola is an Emmy Award-winning journalist at PBS Utah. Liz is the host and producer of two PBS Utah series, This Is Utah and Utah Insight. She spent more than a decade producing, reporting, and anchoring television news at stations around the country. Born and raised in Mesa, Arizona, Liz earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and a Master of Science degree in Communication with dual concentrations of Advertising and Public Relations from Purdue University. Liz has lived in Arizona, Nevada, Texas, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana and now Utah. Liz’s is happy to return to her storytelling roots especially since her very first television job was working for Arizona PBS, then known as KAET.
One of Liz’s most memorable assignments took her on a journey to 14 cities in 14 days from New York, NY to Portland, OR to gather interviews for “14 Days In America-The Face of Freedom” documentary project. Liz has been recognized by the Society for Professional Journalists, The Illinois Associated Press, and Illinois State Legislature for her ability to craft unique stories that make a difference in her community. Liz won a Rocky Mountain Emmy Award in the Talent-Narration category for the work she did on the KUED documentary Battle Over Bears Ears and she also narrated the Emmy Award-winning documentary Utah Gymnastics: Red Rocks Retrospective.
Liz’s passion for telling stories comes from her drive to learn something new every day. She is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, the National Association of Black Journalists, National Academy for Television Arts and Sciences, and the Radio Television Digital News Association.