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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Victim advocacy group talks abuse of power in light of Nash arrest

Spokane Public Schools hiring teachers, other staff as it works to reduce class sizes

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WSU researcher: Misinformation getting worse throughout the pandemic

Masks required, quarantine guidelines change: What to expect this upcoming school year

'We can’t have unvaccinated people injuring their fellow citizens': Inslee blames the unvaccinated for rise in cases

Washington to require all K-12 students, school employees to wear masks this fall

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Health experts attribute rise in COVID cases to unvaccinated, Delta variant

Coeur d'Alene School District dropping most COVID-19 protocols heading into new school year

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'We can start healing a little bit': Tourism on the mend with state's full reopening

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