Maria Springs joined KJZZ News in June 2014 as a digital media assistant. She helps with web production, online news and social media.

Springs has experience in many aspects of the journalism field, including writing, research, editing, photography, public relations and social media. Her affinity for journalism comes from her passion for helping people and telling valuable and interesting stories. She believes everyone has a story to  tell.

Springs studied journalism at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She loves public radio and is excited to be part of the KJZZ team.

Springs has lived in Arizona for 20 years and moved to Phoenix five years ago. She loves the desert and diverse community. Originally from South Korea, Springs has a deep interest in world issues and culture. She is a humanitarian, Earth advocate and animal lover.

Title Publication Date
Authorities Search For Vandals Who Dug Up Rocks In Sedona Archaeological Site January 21, 2015
Arizona To Appeal Ruling That Tossed Immigrant Smuggling Law January 07, 2015
Arizona Storytellers: Lucretia Torva January 06, 2015
Arizona Health Insurance Enrollment Numbers Released December 30, 2014
Dr. Joseph Sirven: Ode To The Holidays December 18, 2014
UA Hospital Opens New Burn Treatment Room December 15, 2014
Gov. Brewer Orders Flags Lowered For Fallen Soldier December 15, 2014
Arizona Storytellers: Dennis Burke December 11, 2014
Flagstaff Brush Fire Fully Contained December 02, 2014
Arizona Storytellers: Robert Olson November 18, 2014
Valley To Host 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four November 14, 2014
Cardinals Re-Sign Ryan Lindley And Place Carson Palmer On Injured Reserve November 11, 2014
Latinos Say Cash Missing After Arrests In Arizona October 28, 2014
Mark Grace To Join Arizona Diamondbacks Staff October 16, 2014
Virgin Galactic To Offer Luxury Entertainment For Space Flight Passengers October 06, 2014
Valley Considered For NCAA Final Four Championship September 25, 2014
Grand Canyon Cuts Budget To Repay Loan September 25, 2014
Fleas In Flagstaff Test Positive For Plague September 25, 2014
Police Search For Shooting Suspect At Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport September 18, 2014
Regents Approve University President Contract Extensions September 11, 2014
Rain Delays Burning Man Festival, But Doesn't Dampen Spirits August 26, 2014
Climate Change Affecting Increase Of Insects And Pests In Arizona August 25, 2014
Prehistoric-Era Hohokam Village Unearthed In Marana August 25, 2014
Tucson Electric Power Proposes Solar-Panel Program August 19, 2014
Forest Thinning In Flagstaff May Risk Endangered Owl Habitat August 11, 2014