Marie Edinger is an award-winning journalist born and raised in Gainesville, Florida.
She joined FOX 35 as a reporter in 2022, and is immensely happy to be back in her home state. She studied Telecommunications and Spanish Linguistics at the University of Florida, graduating in 2016.
From there, she went to WLBT in Jackson, Mississippi to work as a multimedia journalist. Next, she spent four years reporting and anchoring for FOX 26 in Fresno, California, where she won first two Edward R. Murrow awards. After that, she decided it was time to come back home.
In her free time, Marie enjoys being outdoors - hiking, kayaking, and exploring. She’s a major foodie, always seeking out new foods to taste and new recipes to cook. She likes to read, watch documentaries, and root for her Florida Gators.
The latest from Marie Edinger
Florida homeowners in areas hit in 2022 storms brace for 2023 hurricane season
For the start of hurricane season, the Florida Division of Emergency Management is urging people to get prepared early.
Man arrested in investigation into deadly Daytona Beach drive-by shooting along busy roadway
Daytona Beach Police have arrested a person of interest in a deadly drive-by shooting that happened Wednesday afternoon.
Tesla crashes into Florida homes after barreling through fence at high speeds, police say
Two homes are damaged, and a community is furious after a fiery crash in Groveland, Florida.
Witness speaks out following deadly shooting inside Florida Applebee's
Jack Rodrigues was on his first day of work at Applebee’s in Lady Lake when gunfire broke out there. This past weekend, he finally reached his breaking point when he says the man who pulled the trigger came back to the restaurant. Friday morning, he sent his boss a text message saying he doesn’t feel safe at work, and he has to quit.
Florida deputy who fired Taser at suspect near Wawa gas station facing charges
An Osceola County sheriff's deputy is facing charges stemming from the pursuit of a motorcyclist that ended in an explosion at an Orange County convenience store and gas station, according to the State Attorney for the Ninth Judicial Circuit.
Social media professor discusses DeSantis Twitter campaign announcement troubles
Ron DeSantis has officially entered the presidential ring, but his announcement didn’t go quite as planned. Florida’s Governor planned to make the big declaration over an audio-only platform called Twitter Spaces in a conversation hosted by Twitter owner Elon Musk.
Large hole opens up in Ocala’s Gaitway Plaza parking lot
A hole, approximately 30 feet wide and nearly 20 feet deep, has opened up in Ocala’s Gaitway Plaza parking lot.
'Biggest regret of my life': Florida homeowner frustrated over unfinished pool
Steven Hobbs always wanted a pool. He saved for years, and hired Charles Black with Legacy Pools to build it, paying a $60,000 down payment. But, Hobbs says, problems with Legacy Pools’ construction at his home in Melbourne, Florida started almost immediately.
Missing Florida man identified as driver who died after crashing into Kissimmee pond: FHP
The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) is investigating a deadly crash where a driver wound up in a Kissimmee retention pond.
2 books on Holocaust rejected by Florida Department of Education
The Florida Department of Education (DOE) released a list of new textbooks it has approved, and those it hasn’t.