Elina Shirazi is the space coast reporter at FOX 35 News. Elina graduated from American University in 2015. Before coming to the area, Elina worked for Fox News in Miami as a multimedia reporter. Most notably she covered the 2020 United States presidential election and Florida news, including the state's recovery from Hurricane Michael, and the Super Bowl. Elina also traveled across the country for major breaking news, and also reported on the Iranian government's lack of transparency during COVID-19. Elina is excited to continue reporting in Florida and covering space coast news, including SpaceX launches and NASA.
Elina began her career as a producer for Fox News and later worked as a reporter and anchor for WDVM-TV, a station covering Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Elina is originally from Northern Virginia but considers Florida to be her new home. Fun fact, Elina is bilingual, she can speak Farsi fluently, and is always brushing up on her Spanish and French.
In her spare time she loves traveling, reading, and finding new stories to uncover.
It’s another attempt to get cruises back on the water. Florida Senators Rick Scott and Marco Rubio have joined forces with Senator Dan Sullivan, of Alaska. They have introduced a bill that would restart cruises by July 4.
Victory Casino cruise line is giving out Moderna vaccines to all Victory and port employees, thanks to a partnership with Rockledge Regional Medical hospital.
YouTube's removal of a roundtable held by the governor has sparked a bigger conversation: Censorship by big tech versus the spread of false information, especially during a pandemic.
The Mars helicopter named Ingenuity, the Mars rover assistant, will attempt its flight this Sunday.
"The legal chances of success of Governor DeSantis’ lawsuit against the CDC are maybe just a click above zero," said maritime lawyer Michael Winkleman.
A man who served three decades in prison for a murder he said he did not commit has been released.
A steady stream of people funneled into the Federal Emergency Management Agency site in Orlando on Wednesday to receive the coronavirus vaccine and a lot of younger faces are looking for that one-and-done Johnson and Johnson shot.
Vaccine passports, or proof of vaccinations, have become a hot-button issue. New York is the first to experiment with an app called Excelsior pass.
The company's orbiting space station doesn’t have a name yet, but it is already in the planning phases. The station would be made up of inflatable modules that would be the size of a three-story building, with a sleeping area, a lab and space equipment to grow food.
Parents and students at Divine Mercy Catholic Academy in Merritt Island are expressing their shock after they received an email from the Diocese of Orlando saying the school has to shut its doors by the end of the school year.