KQED Radio Staff
Anchor and Reporter, KQED News
Stephanie Martin spent several years as a television reporter, anchor and producer before discovering a passion for radio at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. After earning her master's degree in 2002, she worked as an anchor and reporter at WFDD, the NPR affiliate in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. In the fall of 2005, she joined the staff of KQED, where she has hosted local newscasts during NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered. She currently is an anchor and reporter for KQED News.
Stephanie has received numerous journalism awards over the course of her career, including two National Headliner awards and the Religion Newswriters Association's award for Best Radio Religion Reporting. Other professional organizations that have recognized her work include the Radio and Television News Directors Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, the Associated Press and the Peninsula Press Club. In May 2005, she traveled to Iraq for a series on the North Carolina National Guard.
Stephanie is a native of Dallas, Texas, and earned her B.A. from Colgate University. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, taking dance classes, and exploring the Bay Area with her adventure-loving dog, Bella.
Stories (62 archives)
Several California "green tech" companies may be ready for their initial public offerings this year.
According to data released on the Wikileaks site, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki told U.S. diplomats that the San Ramon-based company Chevron expressed interest in developing an oil field straddling the border between Iraq and Iran -- in spite of tight U.S. sanctions. The revelation highlights not only how vulnerable governments are to such data dumps -- but also corporations.
California suffers from budget woes, double-digit unemployment, and a sluggish housing market, but a new report still finds reasons to be optimistic.
Since 1961 if you lived on lower Fillmore and needed a light bulb, a new set of wrenches or a roll of duct tape, Fillmore Hardware has been the place to go. Co-owner Patti Lack's father built the small store here on the site of an old parking lot in what was then San Francisco's Western Addition Neighborhood. But changes in the neighborhood and the economy mean that Fillmore Hardware will soon be closing its doors for good.
Halloween is a favorite holiday in the Bay Area. A recent survey shows Americans nationwide plan to spend a little more this year to outfit themselves -- and their pets.