Stina Sieg photoWhen Senior Field Correspondent Stina Sieg was 22, she moved to the desert. The Bay Area native hasn’t been the same since.

She had just graduated from Humboldt State University when she got a hankering for wide-open spaces.

After contacting just about every newspaper in New Mexico, Sieg moved to a town of 10,000 and became the chief photographer at The Silver City Daily Press.

She quickly found that journalism and small-town life suited her.
In the years that followed, she explored the world around her as the arts and entertainment editor at The Glenwood Springs Post Independent, a writer and photographer at the Moab Times-Independent and a Jill-of-all-trades at The Mountaineer, a 128-year-old paper nestled in North Carolina’s Great Smoky Mountains.

As she continued her print career, Sieg also whetted her appetite for radio at rural public radio stations like KSIL in Silver City, N.M.; KDNK in Carbondale, Colo.; and KZMU in Moab, Utah.

Before joining KJZZ, she spent two years as a fill-in Morning Edition host at WNCW, an eclectic music station based in Spindale, N.C..

In addition to producing content for newspaper and radio outlets, her work has appeared in Fodor’s travel guides on Utah and North Carolina.

Sieg loves the South but is happy to be back in the Southwest, which feels like home.

When she’s not reporting, chances are she’s running, baking, knitting or driving to some far-flung town deep in the desert-- just to see what it looks like.

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Title Author Publication Date
Phoenix Mother Who Left Children In Car Must Pay Trust Fund Stina Sieg October 14, 2014
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First US Case Of Ebola Confirmed Stina Sieg October 01, 2014
CDC Urges People Not To Panic Over Ebola Case Stina Sieg September 30, 2014
Phoenix Passengers Cope With Canceled Flights Stina Sieg September 26, 2014
Phoenix Waives Permit Fees For Flood Victims Stina Sieg September 24, 2014
Phoenix Officials Warn Of Contractor Scams Stina Sieg September 23, 2014
Reality TV Strands Senator Flake On Desert Island Stina Sieg September 12, 2014
Phoenix A Finalist To Host 2016 Democratic National Convention Stina Sieg September 10, 2014
Arizona Humane Society Hit By Recent Floods Stina Sieg September 10, 2014
South Phoenix Still Reeling From Two Floods Stina Sieg September 10, 2014
More Flood Damage For South Phoenix Neighborhoods Stina Sieg September 08, 2014
US Airways Center To Get New Name Stina Sieg September 03, 2014
'Roving Rabbis' Travel Across Arizona Stina Sieg September 03, 2014
This Year's Fire Season Less Active Than Usual Stina Sieg September 02, 2014
Admission Free At National Parks On Monday Stina Sieg August 25, 2014
Clean Up Begins After Flooding North Of Phoenix Stina Sieg August 21, 2014
Major Storm Damage In New River, Black Canyon City Stina Sieg August 20, 2014