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Holly joined the KUTV 2 News team in October of 2012. She currently co-anchors the news weekdays on 2NEWS This Morning from 4:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Holly sets her alarm clock bright and early, but doesn't mind the 2:00 a.m. wake-up call because she's a morning person.

Holly grew up in a rural town in southeast Washington called Waitsburg. She majored in Communication with an emphasis in Broadcast News at the Edward R. Murrow College at Washington State University. After college Holly headed south to Western Oregon where she worked at KEZI 9 TV for seven years. She started her career at KEZI as the bureau chief for the Roseburg Newsroom, but was soon promoted to the weekend anchor slot in Eugene. Holly anchored weekends for two years and then moved to mornings where she spent four years anchoring KEZI 9 News This Morning.

Throughout the course of Hollys career shes had the privilege of covering some of Western Oregons most newsworthy stories, including the 2008 Presidential Primary visits of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton and the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials. Shes managed several station franchises, including Baby On Board: A Parents Tale and CrimeStoppers. Hollys been sent on assignment to China with the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce and even won a "Dancing With The Stars" style ballroom dance competition. Her investigative reporting has landed her numerous exclusives, the most notable being the conclusion of a 15-year-old cold case. With that story she won first place for both general reporting and investigative reporting in the 2011 Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Northwest Excellence in Journalism Contest.

Holly and her husband, Joel, live in the North Salt Lake area and are the proud parents of a beautiful baby boy named Hudson. If Holly's not in the newsroom or playing with her son, you will probably find her volunteering. She's a dedicated member of her community.