Stephanie Johnson anchors the FOX 18 newscast at 9:00 p.m. during the weekdays and reports. She previously worked in Des Moines as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor at WHO 13 News. Stephanie also worked in Baltimore at WBAL news radio as an anchor and reporter, as well as a public access station in Laurel, Maryland. She got her start in TV at CBS News in New York City as a Page. Later she worked at news stations in Cedar Rapids and Central Pennsylvania.
Stephanie is a proud Maryland native. She earned her bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism with an emphasis in political science from Hampton University in Virginia. She says she fell in love with journalism in high school and has never looked back.
Stephanie’s favorite quote to live by is from Martin Luther King Jr.: “You don’t have to see the whole staircase; just take the first step.”
In her free time, Stephanie enjoys connecting with family and friends, reading, writing and exploring the Quad Cities.