Stephanie Sanchez

Reporter

Stephanie Sanchez comes to KAWC with experience in both print and television. Previously, she held a reporter and anchor position at KSWT News 13 and also worked at the Yuma Sun. 

Stephanie graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelors Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. As a Sun Devil, Stephanie interned at La Voz, a Spanish language newspaper in Phoenix. She also served with Cronkite News Service, an intensive professional experience for students at ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

During her spare time she enjoys travel, painting, books and movies.

Ways to Connect

Every year, mosquitoes in various parts of Yuma County are tested for West Nile Virus.

This season, the testing came back positive.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports.

Stephanie Sanchez

President Donald Trump visited Yuma this Tuesday ahead of a big event in Phoenix.

KAWC's Stephanie Sanchez  reports people gathered in 108 degree heat to get a glimpse of the president.

NASA

The nation is awaiting a total solar eclipse next week. People will be able to see it on TV, through telescopes or with their own eyes.

However, big events also mean big opportunities for scammers and unethical businesses.

KAWC's Stephanie Sanchez reports.

Stephanie Sanchez

The “Silver Tsunami” is a metaphor used to refer to the sharp increase of people in the United States turning 65 years old by 2030.

At a sensitivity workshop put on by a local health center this week, participants learned how to understand some of the common changes that come with aging.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports.

Scams continue to be a major problem for consumers. Scammers rely on the victim to hand over personal information or money in exchange for a product or service.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez speaks Better Business Bureau Regional Director of the Yuma County branch Janet Torricellas, on how you can avoid most scams and help protect yourself and your family.

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