Stephanie Santostasi

POSTED: 5:09 PM May 15 2014   UPDATED: 2:17 PM Sep 26 2014
Stephanie-Santostasi

Stephanie comes to the Tri-Cities from Michigan and is excited to escape the cold northern winters.

She graduated from Central Michigan University with dual degrees in Broadcast and Cinematic Arts and Communication. While in school, Stephanie reported, anchored and produced for CMU's award-winning station, News Central 34.

During her college summers, Stephanie interned at WKYC in Cleveland and Fox 2 in Detroit working alongside Emmy award-winning anchors, reporters and producers.

Most recently, she worked as a weekend photojournalist at 9&10 News in Cadillac, Michigan.

When she's not working, Stephanie admits she loves to watch reality TV and chat with her family and friends back in Michigan.

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The Southside Neighborhood Organization opened seven little free libraries in the community Sunday.

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A dentist office in Kingsport is collecting books to donate to local schools.

Pinnacle Park opens in Bristol

A new park in Bristol, Tennessee is officially open.

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From helping children who need orthopedic care, to others who are severely burned, the Shriners Hospitals for Children allows families to get the medical attention they need for free.

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The Johnson City commissioners considered a plan Thursday night to buy out 95 homes in flood prone areas.

Local gymnastics club finally has new home

The only gymnastics club in Bristol finally has a place to call home.

Local doctors says they're prepared for all infectious diseases

President Obama Wednesday morning cancelled travel plans so that he could meet with his cabinet on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and to discuss new developments in Texas.

LGBT community leaders say Tennessee will legalize same-sex marriage

West Virginia and North Carolina are the most recent U.S. states to legalize same-sex marriage. Virginia was also recently added to that list.

Doctor teaches people how to fight cancer naturally

One in three U.S. women and one in two men will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetimes, that's according to the American Cancer Society. One doctor believes he can help change that.

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Suspect wanted after Bristol credit union robbed Friday morning

Police continue to search for a suspect after officers were called to the scene of a robbery at the Mountain Lakes Community Federal Credit Union, on Bluff City Highway, around ten Friday morning.

Kingsport police search for suspect in Stone Drive vandalisms

Local businesses in Kingsport continue to be targets of vandals armed with BB guns and pellet rifles.

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Reed Hollow Road just north of Gate City remains blocked to traffic as crews work to clear the lanes of massive boulders that tumbled to pavement around five Wednesday morning.

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