Stephen comes to 5NEWS from Central Illinois, where he graduated from Eastern Illinois University.
Stephen graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography with a focus in Broadcast Meteorology.
Originally, from Belleville, IL, and graduated from Belleville East High School in 2018 and then committed to Eastern Illinois University as a part of the football team.
Stephen discovered his passion for weather after taking a weather and climate course while at EIU. During his time within the program, he was the lead forecaster for WEIU-TV and broadcasted nightly live broadcasts.
He was broadcasting live in Central Illinois on December 10, when tornadoes caused a lot of damage throughout the Midwest.
Stephen and his fiancée Alex are excited to be new residents in Northwest, Arkansas.
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