Stephanie Barnes comes to the Northstate from the North Coast. She worked as a reporter for KIEM in Eureka, California.
Before KIEM, Stephanie was an editorial assistant for KNBC in Los Angeles. There she helped with the Sochi Olympics, other feature pieces, and filled in as an interim traffic producer for the morning show, "Today in LA."
Stephanie graduated from Pepperdine University in Malibu. She first found her passion for storytelling there, reporting and anchoring for the student-produced "Newswaves."
She was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She loves the dry heat and is perpetually cold. When she's not working, Stephanie loves running, hiking, and strong coffee!