Stephanie Rodriguez, Reporter
Stephanie Rodriguez is a reporter for CBS 58 and Telemundo Wisconsin. She joined WDJT in October of 2022.
Born in Puerto Rico, she is fluent in Spanish. She grew up in the Chicago suburbs before moving to Normal, Illinois, for college. During her time at Illinois State University, Rodriguez was a reporter, anchor and producer for the student-run television station and a news editor for the university's student-run newspaper. As a student reporter, Rodriguez won a national scholarship from the Radio Television Digital News Association, being named the 2017 Carole Simpson Scholar.
Her first reporting job was at the NBC/ABC affiliate in Peoria, Illinois. During her time in Central Illinois, Rodriguez was part of the team that covered a student bus crash that led to an Edward R. Murrow Award in social media for Heart of Illinois ABC.
She comes to Milwaukee from Western Wisconsin, having spent two years as a morning anchor for WQOW News 18 in Eau Claire.
While in the Chippewa Valley, she fell in love with the Badger State and all of the nature it has to offer.
Rodriguez loves to ride her bike on state trails and spends most days watching movies, enjoying the company of her cat and enjoying time with friends and family.
Articles by Stephanie Rodriguez
- Memorial float will honor Waukesha Christmas parade victims, survivors in this year's parade
- Despite contract agreement, ATU continues pushing for better protection on county buses
- Fans hopeful Team USA can win next World Cup round after draw with England
- Local restaurant offers traditional Thanksgiving meal for those dining out this holiday
- Hometown organizations help those in need with Thanksgiving essentials
- Milwaukee mother says 4-year-old son who died in house fire was 'always happy'
- 3 dogs rescued from plane find forever homes with first responders who saved them
- Milwaukee Transit Union members prepared to strike if concerns aren't addressed
- Plane carrying 53 dogs, 3 people crashes in Waukesha County; learn how you can help
- Milwaukee designates first LGBTQ+ historical landmark in Third Ward
- Lung Cancer Awareness: How a blood donation led to an unexpected diagnosis
- Political analyst expects voter turnout numbers will set new record
- Milwaukee alderman continues to urge public safety as a bullet hit his home
- In final push, Mandela Barnes says he's an underdog whose campaign has outworked Sen. Ron Johnson's
- Camp Wandawega: A Wisconsin gem with a past stranger than fiction
- Volunteers prep for annual Spaghetti with the Sisters fundraiser
- Xtreme Raptor Day to highlight birds of prey, educate public
- Grafton High School says 'Auf Wiedersehen' to exchange students
- Local dog believed to have been intentionally set on fire, recovering at MADACC
- Milwaukee County Transit Union says safety, better wages are top priorities during contract negotiations
- Local principal makes good on promise, spends night on roof
- Milwaukee pastor remembered as a joyful man as the community mourns his death
- Milwaukee TSA celebrates 20 years of federalization, thanks lifelong employees
- How younger voters could impact Wisconsin's midterm election
- Merrill Park neighborhood residents get free Ring doorbells, agree to share clips with police