Stephanie Byrne

Weekend Anchor and Reporter

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Stephanie Byrne is joining us as a weekday multimedia journalist and weekend anchor.

She graduated from the University of Florida in Spring 2017 with her degree in Telecommunication and minor in Geography. Stephanie was born in raised in Jupiter, Florida where she honed her passion for news at a young age.

During her time at UF, Stephanie reported and anchored for WUFT's "First at Five," the college's live nightly newscast on Gainesville's PBS affiliate. As a reporter, Stephanie covered the Weirsdale double homicide, creek contamination, and local elections. She also interned at Gainesville's ABC affiliate, WCJB TV20, and was later on promoted to an associate producer role.

In Summer 2016, Stephanie interned at WKMG News 6 in Orlando where she covered events like the Pulse nightclub terror attack. She answered questions during a live over-the-phone Q & A outside of one of the homes under investigation the morning of the shooting.

Outside of the newsroom, Stephanie enjoys going to the beach, trips to Disney World, and spending time with family and friends. She was even a member of the University of Florida's Fightin' Gator Marching Band as a performer in the Florida Visual Ensemble.


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