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.
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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.
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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.
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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.”
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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.
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One thousand more teens will have a job this summer.
“Continue to keep your business here in Detroit,” said R & B artist Usher.
Members said they were ready to talk about a strike vote on this second day of what they called a forced lockout.
Andre Johnson is the founder of the Detroit Recovery Project.
The city’s ordinance is at odds with the MDEQ which granted a license.
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Detroit City Council members voted to extend the management contract by one year to Vargo Golf Detroit.
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Florida Senator Marco Rubio followed up on his tepid Super Tuesday results with a campaign appearance in Shelby Township.
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