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
Arizona High Court Rules Against Warrantless DUI Blood Draws Stina Sieg March 09, 2017
Southwest Airlines To Make Big Investments At Sky Harbor Stina Sieg March 08, 2017
Flagstaff Looks To Modify Minimum-Wage Increase Stina Sieg March 08, 2017
Arizona Bill To Raise Smoking Age To 21 Closer To Becoming Law Stina Sieg February 04, 2017
Phoenix's Chinese Seniors Celebrate The Year Of The Rooster Stina Sieg January 30, 2017
Phoenix Welcomes The Chinese New Year Stina Sieg January 27, 2017
Arizona Historian Jack August Dies At 63 Stina Sieg January 21, 2017
Widow Of Texas Man Killed By Mesa Police Files Lawsuit Stina Sieg January 19, 2017
Trial Continues For Avondale Man Accused Of Aiding ISIS Stina Sieg January 19, 2017
Not Everyone Impressed With Ducey's Budget Proposal Stina Sieg January 16, 2017
New Arizona Budget Gives $114 Million In New Money To Schools Stina Sieg January 13, 2017
Good Snow Could Mean Bad Traffic In Flagstaff This Weekend Stina Sieg January 13, 2017
New Drug Starts Killing People In Arizona Stina Sieg January 12, 2017
Parents Of Texas Man Killed By Mesa Police File Lawsuit Stina Sieg January 11, 2017
LGBT People Worry About Life Under The Trump Administration Stina Sieg January 11, 2017
Sheriff Paul Penzone's Name Replaces Arpaio's — Gradually Stina Sieg January 08, 2017
EPA: Nearly 540 Tons Of Metals Released In Mine Spill Stina Sieg January 06, 2017
Old West Spirit Lives On At Old Tucson Stina Sieg January 05, 2017
Red-light Camera Company Redflex Reaches Settlement With DOJ Stina Sieg December 28, 2016
Family Rescued After Getting Lost In Heavy Snow On The Way To Grand Canyon Stina Sieg December 26, 2016
Old Tucson Founder Robert Shelton Dies Stina Sieg December 19, 2016
Arizona Capitol Museum To Feature Bill Of Rights Exhibit Stina Sieg December 13, 2016
Over 6 Million People Visited Grand Canyon This Year Stina Sieg December 13, 2016
Arizona Board Of Regents Urges Trump To Protect DREAMers Stina Sieg December 09, 2016
Vandalized Middle Eastern Bakery Receives Outpouring Of Support Stina Sieg December 06, 2016

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