Stephanie BallardGeneral assignment reporter
Stephanie Ballard is a general assignment reporter at WXXI News.
Before coming to WXXI News, Stephanie worked as a public health communications specialist for New York State of Health and has worked as a freelance writer and photographer for the Democrat and Chronicle.
Stephanie also has worked as a professional photographer for 17 years.
She earned a bachelor's degree in print and broadcast journalism with a concentration in multimedia journalism and a minor in film studies from SUNY Brockport. She graduated in 2017.
Before returning to college to fulfill her dream of becoming a journalist, Stephanie worked in the beauty industry, marketing field, and as a career placement coordinator. She taught at cosmetology and esthetics schools in Rochester.
She is a Rochester native.
Festival of Inclusion featured activities and information for those with intellectual and developmental disabilitiesAn event at Nazareth College over the weekend focused on fun, games and education for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
An event in downtown Rochester over the weekend was designed to provide an opportunity for churches, businesses, and residents to gather and learn about the importance of having 24-hour bathroom access.
The Rochester Public Market kicked off its annual Holidays at the Market event this past weekend.