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Zora Stephenson joined FOX31 and Colorado’s Own Channel 2 as a reporter July 2017.

Zora is originally from Northern Virginia, but calls North Carolina home as well. This east coast gal is so excited to be in the Mile High City!

Before moving to Denver, Zora was a reporter at WNCT, the CBS affiliate in Greenville, North Carolina. There she covered just about everything and is no stranger to the big stories. She has covered multiple hurricanes and tropical storms including Hurricane Matthew. The historic storm gained national attention after it caused major flooding in Eastern North Carolina. She traveled the state of North Carolina to cover the 2016 presidential election. She was the stations go-to political reporter and enjoyed breaking down the democratic process for viewers. As a former Division 1 basketball player at Elon University, Zora will always love sports. It was normal to see her filling in as a sports anchor or on the football field reporting.

Zora also has experience as a sideline reporter, analyst, and host. During March of 2017, Zora worked for the Colonial Athletic Association during its basketball championships.

Zora fell in love with journalism while interning at NBC Washington in its award winning Sports Department. She is a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists as well as Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated.

When Zora isn’t working she enjoys attending various sporting events, spending time with friends and family, and trying out new restaurants. She’s always up for a good pickup game of basketball as well.

Zora loves meeting new people and is thrilled to help tell YOUR stories. She believes the best stories are told by the people. Zora says it’s an honor to be a journalist and takes that responsibility seriously. If you have any story ideas let Zora know by emailing her at

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