Stephanie is a proud Detroit native. She attended Bethune-Cookman College, a historically black college in Daytona Beach, Florida. She earned a Master’s Degree in Communications on scholarship from the University of Akron in Akron, Ohio.
Stephanie’s radio broadcasting career started in 1993 at WQBH 1400AM in Detroit under the late, legendary Martha Jean “the Queen” Steinberg.
She started out reporting, then producing and ultimately becoming the News/Talk Director. The department mastered “community news.” She also worked with the Detroit Board of Education as a Media Specialist and later with the district’s radio station, WDTR 90.9FM, training students, reporting news and just having fun as part of the morning drive show.
Stephanie joined WWJ Newsradio 950 in 2002 as a writer/producer and soon after became a full-time reporter/anchor.
Stephanie is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, Detroit Chapter and is chaplain of the Bethune Cookman University Detroit Alumni chapter.
Stephanie is a born-again Christian who enjoys studying the Bible, bike riding and reading.
Calling the deaths “senseless,” Ellis led the crowd in prayer for the three victims, all members of his church.
Last minute shopping is ramping up in the days before Christmas.
A pipeline to employment in the works in the city of Detroit.
“It makes … sense for us to be investing in education and jobs for our young people rather than jails and incarceration,” said Sanders.
Detroit police officials say they’ve recently hired their first two transgender women.
House Music heads are converging on Detroit’s West Riverfront this weekend.
Lanier parked illegally in a handicapped space waiting for carry-out from a Buffalo Wild Wings in St. Clair Shores.
A challenging path and some bad choices in life are often the backdrop for the stories of men in this group.
More than 140 metro Detroit area high school graduates have been awarded scholarships for college.
The teen who successfully sued ex-city councilman, Charles Pugh claiming sexual abuse has been arrested for solicitation in Florida.
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“There are dozens of groups that audition but only 12 are invited to perform at Carnegie Hall.”
The state suspects this is the work of scrappers.
Xavier Carter died suddenly this week — his mother died four years before him.
A new trial date has been set for a Detroit man who spent 21-years behind bars for a murder he says, he did not commit.
Earl Lloyd changed the game when he became the first African-American to lace up and play in the NBA in on Halloween night of 1950 with the Washington Capitals.
37 year old Jason Barnett, vice president of Invest Detroit, helps run an organization charged with a $225 million fund meant to help Detroit’s budding businesses.
The collection is hosting a Grand Opening ceremony and open house on Saturday afternoon, which will include refreshments and music.
The massive illegal marijuana operation brought down Wednesday was with the help of neighbors.
The co-chair of the report says the finding were surprising to him.
Fraser residents met with city officials Thursday asking questions relating to the major sinkhole which opened up on Christmas Eve.
The staff and budget have doubled since last year and the adoption rate has more than double.
“Eleven countries, 15 places, 384 days of travel,” that’s the tally for traveler Perri Storey.
Officers Charles Spruce and his partner Douglas Nichols were at the right place at the right time.
“She’s my best friend,” said Glenn, “somebody I get to confide in completely – it’s nice.”
The recent heavy rains have made things worse for 80-year-old Almeta Bastities.
James Young, II has a message after he literally ran from congestive heart failure.
It’s a video that’s getting a lot of attention in the world of sports.
With temperatures in the high 80s, at least two firefighters suffered heat exhaustion.
One thousand more teens will have a job this summer.