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Mary Ellen Geist has been a broadcast journalist for more than 20 years, at ABC and CBS radio stations in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and Chicago. Her many honors have included national and regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for best newscast and investigative reporting, and Associated Press Awards for best newscast, live coverage, investigative reporting, and Reporter of the Year. She quit her job at WCBS Radio in New York to become a caregiver for her father who was suffering from Alzheimer's Disease. She wrote a book about her experience as a caregiver called "Measure of the Heart". She became National News Anchor at KSL NewsRadio in August of 2013.