Stefanie Hicks

News Anchor

Stefanie Hicks joined CBS 8 in July 2004 and co-anchors Alabama News Network at 6 and 10 p.m.

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, before coming to Montgomery.

Stefanie served as co-host of the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon and the Children’s Miracle Network Telethon for many years. In 2004, Stefanie was a top 5 finalist in QVC’s “America’s Host Search”. She has served as a volunteer at the Hugh O’Brian Youth leadership seminar, and in the “Mentoring Matters” year-long program at Seth Johnson Elementary School. Stefanie is involved with Emerge Montgomery as a member of the Torchbearer’s Leadership Class (Class II), was a representative at the 2011 Alabama Leadership Initiative, and served on the Mayoral Young Professional’s Council. She was a member of the advisory council for the Alabama Leadership Conference in both 2016 and 2017, where she also served as a panel moderator. Stefanie is a member of the Board of Directors for the Brooks-Sellers One Place Family Justice Center.

When Stefanie is not working she enjoys reading, travelling, spoiling her niece and nephews, and spending as much time as possible at a nearby lake!

Stefanie is also the winner of an Alabama Associated Press Award for Best News Anchor, as well as Best News Series from the Alabama Broadcaster’s Association and the Alabama Associated Press for her reports, “No Running Water.”

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