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Shara Park is a breaking News anchor at the KSL5 news. Shara also is heard reporting the top local stories on KSL NewsRadio 102.7 FM/1160AM.Shara Park
Shara Park Biography and Career Life
Shara grew up in West Valley City, UT and attended Granger High School.
Shara graduated with a degree in communications and a minor in journalism from Northern Illinois University.
Shara is one of KSL’s go-to reporters for breaking news. Most recently she was in London, England covering the 2017 terrorist attack on Westminster Bridge that killed a Utah man and injured his wife. In 2016, she was on the ground in Pinedale, Wyoming and the first to report the discovery of a missing UTA truck belonging to kidnapped and murdered UTA employee Kay Ricks.
Shara’s investigative reporting in 2014 on the avalanche death of BYU student Ashleigh Cox lead to the changes in dispatch codes and an emergency phone being installed in American Fork Canyon. In 2013, she was embedded with Utah Task Force 1 as they responded to catastrophic flooding in Boulder, Colorado. And in 2012, Shara travelled to Puyallup, Washington to cover the heartbreaking deaths of Susan Cox Powell’s two sons at the hands of their father.
Recognized multiple times for her reporting by the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Society of Professional Journalists
Recognized by the Utah Broadcasters Association.
At Northern Illinois University, she was recognized by the University as the 2004 Broadcaster of the Year for her work with ‘NTC, CNN Local Edition’
She is a four-time Emmy Award-winning journalist.
Shara Park Family
Shara is married currently lives in Sandy with her husband and two very energetic kids.