Stephanie Sanchez


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

Arizona Edition - Last week, KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez spoke to candidates and profiled the state House race in Legislative District 4.  Today she looks at the race for the state senate.

LD-4 covers the Southwestern corner of Arizona.  It includes the cities of Somerton, San Luis, part of Yuma, and western suburbs of Phoenix and Tucson.

Arizona Edition - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2010, Americans made 129.8 million visits to hospital emergency rooms.  Many are suggesting the number of visits will go up this year because of more people having insurance under the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.

Arizona Edition - Voters in Legislative District 4—which includes Yuma, Pima, and Maricopa Counties—will head to the polls in August for Primary Elections that will determine which candidates will be on the ballot in the November General Election.

Three Democrats and one Republican candidate are running for two seats in the Arizona State House.  The Democrats will face off in the primary while the Republican awaits his opponents for the November General election.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez spoke with all four candidates…(originally aired 06/11/14).

Arizona Edition - Congress is under deadline this summer to pass a comprehensive reform bill that includes an expansion of visas for high-skill workers, a guest-worker program and a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants.

And while immigration reform is a highly controversial political issue for many, for one border city the reform bill is seen as an economic opportunity.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez spoke with residents and businesses in the city of San Luis who say immigration reform would be good for business…(originally aired 06/04/14).

Michelle Faust / KAWC Colorado River Public Media

Arizona Edition - More and more police departments across the country and the state of Arizona have been acquiring armored trucks designed for wars in Afghanistan and Iraq over the last decade.