Stefanie Hicks- WCOV News at Nine Anchor
Stefanie is a native of Enterprise, Alabama. She is a graduate of Troy University, and began her television career as a reporter at WTVY-TV in Dothan, Alabama. She then took over as the anchor of the morning newscast, WTVY News 4 This Morning.
Stefanie co-hosts the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon every Labor Day, and is a former co-host of the Children's Miracle Network Telethon. In 2004, Stefanie was a top 5 finalist in QVC's "America's Host Search". She is an annual speaker at the Hugh O'Brian Youth leadership seminar, and recently volunteered in the "Mentoring Matters" year-long program at Seth Johnson Elementary School. Stefanie is also involved with Emerge Montgomery, as a member of the Torchbearer's Leadership Class.
When Stefanie is not working, she enjoys watching movies, reading, scrap-booking, and any activities on the water! She has two four-legged "children" - a Wheaten Terrier mix, Rupert, and a border collie mix, Mac, who were both adopted from local animal shelters. Stefanie is married to Jeff Sanders, the anchor of CBS 8 News at Noon and 5:00 p.m.
Stefanie was also awarded the 2009 Alabama Associated Press Award for Best News Anchor.