Stefanie Hicks, News Anchor

Stefanie Hicks joined CBS 8 in July 2004 and co-anchors Alabama News Network at 5, 6 and 10 p.m. She also features good things happening across the River Region in What’s Right With Your Community.

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 2016 Alabama Leadership Conference, 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 and the Landmarks Foundation of Montgomery.

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.

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Articles

Tuskegee Police Look for Capital Murder Suspect

CrimeStoppers needs your help finding a man wanted on multiple charges, including capital murder. Tuskegee police are looking for Michael Norris on attempted murder and capital murder charges. They say he shot 19-year-old Kentavious McDaniel. Norris also goes by the…

Seatbelt Bill Named After Basketball Star Passes Senate

Montgomery Senator Quinton Ross has introduced a bill requiring back seat passengers to wear a seatbelt. It's called the Roderic Scott Seat Belt safety act - it's named after the Lee High School student and basketball star who was killed…

House Committee Tweaks Death Penalty Rules

A legislative committee has approved a bill that would prevent judges from imposing a death sentence when a jury has recommended life imprisonment. The House Judiciary Committee passed the bill Wednesday afternoon that would give the final decision to a…

Black Caucus Says Senate Election Needs To Be Held This Year

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Legislative Black Caucus says Gov. Robert Bentley is breaking state election law by waiting until 2018 to hold the election to fill Jeff Session's former Senate seat. In a press conference Tuesday, Rep. Chris England…

EXTRA: Saving the Ben Moore Hotel

 Just a few blocks from downtown Montgomery, you'll find a a building that might look abandoned on the outside. It sits right across from the parsonage of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior, which is now an often visited museum. And much…

Special Grand Jury to Investigate Shannon Paulk Case

It was a case that garnered national attention, and now a special grand jury is being put together to look for new information in the Shannon Paulk case. 11-year-old Shannon Paulk was abducted from her mobile home community in August of…

Civil Rights Groups Changing Tactics after Sessions Sworn-In as AG

After failing to prevent Attorney General Jeff Sessions' confirmation, civil rights groups are now shifting their attention to monitoring his actions at the Justice Department. Sessions was sworn in at the White House Thursday despite furious opposition from civil rights…

Gov. Bentley Names Six Finalists for US Senate Seat

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is naming six finalists for the U.S. Senate seat now held by attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions. Bentley's list includes U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt of Haleyville and the pro tem of the Alabama Senate, Del Marsh…

Hayneville Police Searching for Burglary Suspects

Hayneville Police are looking for two men who robbed the Dollar General store  on Tuskeena Street on Christmas Day. Police say the two threw a brick through the glass, and took over $900 in merchandise, mostly cigarettes. If you know who they are, call…