Elenee Dao

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Elenee Dao joined the 4 News Now team in August 2019 as a multimedia journalist.

Elenee came to Spokane from southern Idaho, where she was a multimedia journalist and filled a few other roles.

She is an Arizona native and graduated from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, where she also worked for the CW as a multimedia specialist and Arizona PBS as a producer.

Elenee is constantly looking for new recipes or restaurants and food trucks, to try out their food and drinks. She also enjoys going to concerts or staying in to read.

For story ideas, recipes or great eateries, feel free to email her at eleneed@kxly.com.


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