Stephanie got her start at ABC11 as an intern. She later interned for ABC at the network, with the Brian Ross Investigative Unit, working on stories spanning the release of the Taliban Five in a trade for U.S. Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, to the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine airspace.
Stephanie graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. While at UNC she anchored and covered local crime for Carolina Week, a campus and community news show.
A native of Miami, Florida, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach and sipping Cuban coffee.
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