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 Author Publication Date
Navajo Nation Investigates EPA Water Tanks Laurel Morales August 20, 2015
What Potential Impact Will New EPA Clean Energy Rules Have In Arizona? Phil Latzman August 07, 2015
Phoenix App Challenge Aims To Turn Phoenix Into A 'Smart City' Maria Springs July 30, 2015
Wilderness First Responder Course Scholarships Available For The First Time Maria Springs July 13, 2015
ASU's First MOOC Teaches Media Literacy To The World Maria Springs July 08, 2015
Illegal Dumps Overwhelm Northern Arizona Tribes Laurel Morales June 25, 2015
Federal Appeals Court Upholds Strict Abortion Law In Texas Mónica Ortiz Uribe June 09, 2015
Former Mexican Police Chief In Stable Condition After Being Shot Mónica Ortiz Uribe May 08, 2015
Leader Of Arizona-Based Human Smuggling Ring Is Sentenced Kate Sheehy April 01, 2015
Take A Trip Up The Central Avenue Corridor KJZZ March 27, 2015
US 89 Reopens After 2013 Landslide South Of Page Laurel Morales March 26, 2015
20 NAU Students, Staff Stranded In Snow Laurel Morales February 24, 2015
Cross-Border Drug Smuggling Tunnel Found In Naco, Arizona Kate Sheehy February 24, 2015
Obama Administration Seeks To Put Judge's Immigration Ruling On Hold Jude Joffe-Block February 23, 2015
Mexican Butterfly Enthusiast Uses Education To Promote Protection Of The Monarch Mónica Ortiz Uribe February 19, 2015
Protecting The Nation's Leafy Greens In The Southwest Kate Sheehy February 17, 2015
Monarch Butterflies Migrate By The Millions To Central Mexico Mónica Ortiz Uribe February 17, 2015
Flagstaff, Prescott Honor Kayla Mueller Laurel Morales February 13, 2015
Arizona Storytellers: Lucretia Torva KJZZ News January 06, 2015
Dr. Joseph Sirven: Ode To The Holidays KJZZ News December 18, 2014
UA Hospital Opens New Burn Treatment Room December 15, 2014
Arizona Storytellers: Dennis Burke KJZZ News December 11, 2014
Arizona Storytellers: Robert Olson KJZZ News November 18, 2014
Tracking Mountain Lions In Texas: Study Suggests Population Is Stable Lorne Matalon November 03, 2014
Virgin Galactic To Offer Luxury Entertainment For Space Flight Passengers KJZZ News October 06, 2014