Elizabeth Peace is a published author, journalist and TV news anchor, reigning Mrs. Virginia America and former communications director for Congress.
She is the founder of St. George News, the largest news and media organization in southern Utah, volunteers as a judge for the Society of Professional Journalists annual Media in Excellence awards, and teaches broadcast journalism courses at the Leadership Institute in Arlington, VA. She is the reigning Mrs. Virginia America and received the Mrs. Congeniality award at Mrs. America 2016.
She was the captain of the Chaparrals, the dance team for minor league baseball team, the Roadrunners. An avid volunteer, she has served on the board of directors for the Washington City Chamber of Commerce and CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate).
She has been a keynote speaker on many occasions and works with teens and youth to show them that no matter what someone does to you today, you still have control over your tomorrow.
A survivor of child sexual abuse and the mother of a survivor, Elizabeth is passionate about using her story to inspire others to overcome their trials, and spends her time teaching parents, educators and city officials how to prevent child sex abuse. She has met with Hunter Biden and other prominent figures to prevent abuse on a national level, and is actively working to enact legislation that would make sex crimes committed against children punishable with prison time instead of probation.
A former Air Force Security Forces Officer, Elizabeth met her husband, Warren Peace, while she was working for a TV station as a morning news anchor. Her husband is a U.S. Marine currently serving on active duty for more than a decade. He’s in the process of adopting her two children. They also adopted a canary mastiff, Bradley, who had been founded starving and wandering the streets of Washington, D.C. The family of five now considers themselves complete.