Jessica Lowell

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Jessica is an executive producer at KSL NewsRadio. She comes by way of Florida. She has bachelor's degrees in English and journalism. She's worked as a journalist in Florida, Georgia and covering Northern Utah. Before joining the news team at KSL NewsRadio in July 2021, she was working as a reporter and host in Park City. In Jessica's spare time, she likes to watch movies. She's spent countless hours knitting, but never gotten the knack of it and considers most of her sweaters she's made unwearable.

Salt Lake County employees received shorted paychecks due to glitch

Some Salt Lake County employees received shorted paychecks due to a glitch in its payment system. The county is cutting paper checks to rectify the issue.
8 days ago

Former lecturer sentenced for terrorist threat against SUU and Cedar City

Former SUU lecturer Steven Baggs got a maximum sentence Friday for charges including making a terrorist threat -- a second-degree felony.
11 days ago

The legacy of Blazing Needles; local knitting shop closing after 16 years

Blazing Needles owner, Cynthia Mills, has announced the shop will be permanently closing its doors after 16 years.
3 months ago

Weber County corrections assistant arrested for allegedly distributing controlled substance to inmates

The Weber County Sheriff's Office says an employee was arrested and accused of trying to distribute drugs.
4 months ago

Federal charges filed for 2020 hate crime against Black missionary

Nathan West Thomas and Sebastian Francis West, both 22, were indicted last month by a federal grand jury for allegedly assaulting the man in January 2020.
6 months ago

Alta High School senior is Utah winner of Doodle for Google

A student from Alta High School is the Utah winner of Doodle for Google, her artwork was displayed on the Google homepage.
6 months ago

Missionary dead after accident in Clearfield

A missionary is dead after an accident where he hit his head.
7 months ago

West Valley Students want to bring the Golden Spike back home

Some Utah elementary school students think it's time to bring the Golden Spike back home. The spike is currently kept at Stanford University in California.
8 months ago

6-year-old dies after crash in Emery

The Utah Department of Safety said it's investigating if the child who died was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash in Emery.
8 months ago

Utah Royals returning to Utah with policy assuring abortion for players

In a statement to KSL, the Utah Royals said they have a policy to cover any medical procedure that is not provided in the state of Utah.
9 months ago

Propane leak caused fatal house explosion in Cache County

The home was located in the Cache Junction farming community in Cache County, the blast killed Joshua Mullins.
9 months ago

Trans woman makes history in Sanpete County with gender change

Alysha Valerie Scarlett said she felt euphoric when the judge granted her petition for a legal gender change in Sanpete County, Utah.
11 months ago

Kilby Block Party lineup announced, tickets on sale

This year, the Kilby Block Party will be three days long instead of two and will be held at the State Fairgrounds instead of Library Square.
12 months ago

Richfield apartment fire evacuees have to leave hotel they were sheltering in

Some of the evacuees of the Richfield fire will no longer be allowed to stay in the short-term option they've been in for the last two nights.
1 year ago

UDOT and Gov. Cox announce plans for interconnecting trails throughout Utah

Utah could someday have a system of interconnecting trails throughout the whole state. The one catch is you might not ever see it fully complete.
1 year ago

Real Salt Lake selling stadium chairs to raise money for ALS

RSL is selling foldable stadium chairs to help raise funds and awareness for ALS. The chairs are available during business hours, while supplies last.
1 year ago

New dignity index rates candidates on how civil they are

The University of Utah's Hinckley Institute of Politics and Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute helped create a dignity index that measures candidates behavior.
1 year ago

Odd smell coming from North Salt Lake goes unidentified

Officials are trying to get to the bottom of an odd smell that is in North Salt Lake and surrounding areas.
1 year ago

Community theater cancels shows after concerns over casting

In a statement, the community theater canceled the production and apologized to anyone who they might have hurt or affected negatively.
1 year ago

Extending the life of your car: are extended warranties worth the cost?

When are extended warranties on vehicles worth the cost? Advice on warranties and how to extend the life of your car.
1 year ago

Alpine School District restricts 52 library books

The Alpine School District recently put restrictions on 52 library books, many of which represent marginalized communities.
1 year ago

University of Utah opens rapid access contraception clinic after Roe ruling

The University of Utah Health has opened a new rapid contraception clinic. They say demand spiked after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.
1 year ago

Utah’s hot housing market and high inflation rate go hand in hand

A University of Utah economist says Utah's housing market is helping to keep inflation high, and it's a trend that will likely continue.
1 year ago

Lawmaker opens bill to codify marriage equality in Utah

Sen. Derek Kitchen wants to protect marriage equality in Utah and the United States.
1 year ago