Anchor/Reporter Hire in Salt Lake

Tribune owned KSTU announced the hiring of Anchor/Reporter Tamara Vaifanua.

She will be joining the station’s morning newscast, Good Day Utah, beginning Monday.

Vaifanua, a native of Taylorsville, Utah, started at FOX 13 in 2010. Her journalism career also includes positions at KTNV in Las Vegas, KCSG in St. George, Utah, KUSI in San Diego and KLBC in Laughlin, Nevada.

“Throughout her career, Tamara has demonstrated a strong commitment to community-centric journalism,” said FOX 13 News Director Marc Sternfield. “She knows how to find stories that truly impact people, and is constantly findings ways to connect with viewers.”

Vaifanua will anchor the first hour of FOX 13’s 5 1/2-hour-long weekday morning newscast and file reports for later newscasts.