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.

Contact Stina Sieg at ssieg@rioradio.org.

Title Author Publication Date
Hiker Dies At South Mountain Park August 21, 2015
ASU Encourages Students To Use LiveSafe Safety App Stina Sieg August 18, 2015
Roadwork Continues North Of Grand Canyon After Flooding Stina Sieg August 17, 2015
ER Visits Soar After Douglas Hospital Closes Stina Sieg August 17, 2015
Phoenix Program Helping Refugees Feel At Home Through Farming Stina Sieg August 13, 2015
Contaminated Water From Colorado Mine Headed For Lake Powell Stina Sieg August 08, 2015
Cairn Controversy: Storm Surrounds Stone Stacking On Arizona Trails Stina Sieg August 04, 2015
More SNAP Dollars Being Spent At Phoenix-Area Farmers Markets Stina Sieg August 03, 2015
Tempe Police Increase Patrols On First Day Of School Stina Sieg August 03, 2015
Decision To Allow Gay Boy Scout Leaders Brings Some Back To The Organization Stina Sieg July 29, 2015
Jerice Hunter Sentenced To Life In Prison For Death Of Her Daughter Stina Sieg July 17, 2015
Arizona Unemployment Rate Ticks Up Stina Sieg July 16, 2015
Maricopa County To Include Same-Sex Couples In Adoption Legal Fee Assistance Stina Sieg July 10, 2015
How To Stay Safe On Arizona's Hiking Trails Stina Sieg July 10, 2015
Arizona Gets $3.1 Million From JPMorgan Chase Settlement Stina Sieg July 08, 2015
Arizona Lawsuit Challenges Indian Child Welfare Act Stina Sieg July 07, 2015
Arizona Parks Department Secures Land For Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Stina Sieg June 30, 2015
Yarnell Honors Granite Mountain Hotshots 2 Years After Arizona's Deadliest Fire Stina Sieg June 30, 2015
Yarnell Remembers Fallen Firefighters As Second Anniversary Of Fire Nears Stina Sieg June 29, 2015
Arizona Parks Department Looks To Build Memorial To Granite Mountain Hotshots Stina Sieg June 26, 2015
Exploring Eliphante, A Hidden Arizona Art Haven Stina Sieg June 25, 2015
Celebrate The Summer Solstice This Sunday Stina Sieg June 19, 2015
Ducey Vists Mexico After Adressing Stance On DREAMers Stina Sieg June 18, 2015
Protesters Fight Loop 202 Extension Stina Sieg June 17, 2015
Protesters Claim ICE Denied Water, Shade To Detainees In Eloy Stina Sieg June 15, 2015

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