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 - 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.

Arizona Edition - Steve Hansen is the sole Democratic candidate for the Arizona House representing Legislative District 13.  There are three Republican candidates running in a primary that will send two of them to face off against Hansen in the general election in November.

Arizona Edition - Currently, the position of Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction is held by Republican John Huppenthal.  The Secretary of State’s office lists one primary opponent for Huppenthal, Diane Douglas of Sun City West.  Two Democrats will also face off in the primary—Sharon Thomas of Phoenix and David Garcia, also of Phoenix.

Lawrence Anderson/ESTO courtesy Ehrlich Architects

A new federal courthouse was dedicated in Yuma in honor of U.S. District Chief Judge John M. Roll, who was killed in the 2011 Tucson attack on Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.  KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez has more on the ceremony…(originally aired 04/24/14).