Maya Springhawk Robnett
Maya Springhawk Robnett is the Arizona Science Desk reporter for KAWC.
Maya grew up in the Southwest and began attending Arizona Western College in Yuma at the age of fourteen. At seventeen, she graduated with her AA in Studio Art.
From May 2012 to September 2014, Maya volunteered then worked part-time at KAWC as the News & Operations Assistant/Reporter while working towards her degree in Mass Communication and Media Studies at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. Maya's coverage included a diverse range of topics, from mixed martial arts in Yuma to the local foster care system.
Maya also produced KAWC's Work Stories series for more than a year, focusing on the daily lives and stories of those making a living in Yuma County.
Maya left KAWC to finish her degree and returned in May 2016 to cover science in the region.
She is a violinist, poet, and sculptor.