Zora Stephenson joined the WNCT 9 On Your Side news team in June 2015. She is currently a general assignment reporter and digital journalist across various dayparts. She is also a reporter for 9 On Your Side’s high school football show Touchdown Friday.
Zora is originally from Vienna, VA a suburb of Washington, DC, but has called North Carolina home for the past five years. She graduated magna cum laude from Elon University with a bachelor’s degree in Media Arts and Entertainment. At Elon, Zora was co-captain of the women’s basketball team and is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated.
Zora fell in love with journalism while interning at NBC Washington in their award winning Sports Department. She was also an intern with our sister station, WNCN, where she got the opportunity to help cover multiple stories in the Triangle. Zora is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, and during her senior year in college got selected to participate in the organization’s Student Multimedia Project.
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. If you have any story ideas let Zora know by emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org.