Arizona Storytellers: Catherine Alonzo

By KJZZ News
Published: Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 8:24am
Updated: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 2:51pm

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Catherine Alonzo
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Catherine Alonzo shares her story at the Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix on June 28, 2017.

KJZZ partners with the Arizona Republic to bring you the Arizona Storytellers series. We record the live events and share them with you on the radio. In Phoenix, the storytellers sometimes share stories about our community or the life events that have shaped them in general. Megan Finnerty is the creator of the series. 


Catherine Alonzo and her two siblings were born in England. When she was six months old, her older brother died in an accident when he was just 3 years old.

To Alonzo, her life was normal, but her mother seemed to be sad most of the time.

For years, Alonzo struggled with how to help.

Catherine Alonzo is the CEO of the PR firm Javelina and is the founder of sheLEADS.

The next Storytelling event is Jan. 24, 2018, at The Peoria Center for the Performing Arts in Peoria.

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