Elissa Borden

Multimedia Journalist

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Multimedia Journalist

School: University of Massachusetts Amherst
Hometown: Swansea, Massachusetts

Elissa joined the FOX UP team as a multimedia journalist and fiil-in anchor in May of 2019.

Just two weeks after graduating from UMass Amherst with a B.A. in Journalism and a minor in Natural Resource Conservation, Elissa packed up her car and drove 20 hours with her dad to Marquette. Prior to WLUC, Elissa worked at WHDH 7News Boston in the Special Projects department, The Fall River Herald News, and WPRI-TV 12 in Providence, Rhode Island.

A self-proclaimed foodie, Elissa loves trying new restaurants and foods in her free time. She also loves animals, nature, traveling, and sailing.

While she’s never been to Michigan before, she’s so excited to explore the area and make the U.P. her new home, and show her friends from New England around.

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4-year-old girl 'killed brutally' by caretaker in Philadelphia, DA says

The caretaker initially lied to police, saying the toddler fell out of a second-floor window while chasing a cat, according to the DA's office.

Parents call for reforms to protect families from mistaken child abuse allegations

Texas lawmakers pledge to “learn from past mistakes” as parents recall the pain of having children taken following disputed doctor reports.

Sarah Palin said she learned of husband's divorce plans in email from attorney

The former Alaskan governor said in an interview that she and Todd Palin are going through counseling and their marriage isn't "over, over."

NYPD supervisor made offensive remarks about officer's black boyfriend, suit says

Vanessa Weinbel alleges she was subjected to racially and sexually offensive comments from Rasheena Huffman from July 2016 to March 2018.

Detroit teenager believed to be first recipient of double lung transplant for vaping damage

The 16-year-old boy’s lungs were so damaged, he was just days away from death until a double lung transplant, doctors say.