13 fascinating facts about Stephanie Moore:

• 90’s music is my favorite and I have no shame attempting to sing all the lyrics even if I get them wrong.
• I was a Girl Scout for many years and still proudly support them by buying a lot of cookies every year.
• My favorite story was when I went to Washington D.C. to cover a group of veterans on the Honor Flight, to this day I still have a soft spot for World War II Vets.
• I am obsessed with peanut butter, and can often be seen eating it directly out of the jar.
• I worked at the Hy-Vee floral shop for 8 years and helped design my own wedding flowers.
• My husband Ryan is such a HUGE Nebraska Cornhusker fan, we held our wedding on the team’s bye-week so he wouldn’t miss a game!
• Throughout college I worked at NPR and loved it! When I retire from TV I want to go back!
• I love to cook and swap new recipes with my Dad.
• My great grandparents migrated to Iowa from Italy and started Graziano Bros Grocery, I love their pepperoni and homemade sausage!
• My first car was a 2000 Dodge Neon that I drove for 10 years until it literally fell apart and I had to say goodbye.
• I started watching Young & The Restless with my Mom in high school and now rarely miss an episode.
• Although my sister, Ashley is 4 years younger she is 6 inches taller and I often get mistaken for the younger sibling
• I started getting gray hair in my teens, thank goodness for hair color!!!

Stephanie joined Channel 13 news in December of 2011 and started as a Multimedia Journalist. before becoming a reporter in December of 2012.

Before coming to WHO, Stephanie worked four years as a reporter for KLKN in Lincoln, Nebraska.
During her time at KLKN, Stephanie reported, anchored and produced. While there she also won a “Gold Award” from the Nebraska Broadcasters Association for her story on a military dad and his children.

Stephanie graduated in 2007 with a Broadcasting and Communications degree from Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri-GO BEARCATS!

Stephanie’s excited to be back in Des Moines, reporting the news in her hometown. She was raised in West Des Moines and most of her friends and family still live in the area.

“It’s such a great feeling to know I’m able to do what I love in the town I grew up in,” says Stephanie.

When not at work, you can find Stephanie out enjoying a run, attending the latest country concert, or cheering on the Huskers with her husband.

You can reach Stephanie at Stephanie.Moore@whotv.com, and follow her on Facebook (@Stephanie Moore WHO TV ) and Twitter (@StephMooreWHOTV).

Recent Articles
  • Know Your Rights When Interacting With Authorities

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The two high-profile officer-involved shootings this week have raised many questions, inducing how to correctly handle a similar situation. According to Iowa law, you are not required to tell an officer you are carrying a concealed weapon but officials say it’s a good idea. The Iowa State Patrol recommends you make a declaration letting the officers know that you’re carrying a loaded weapon, where it’s located, and that you are carrying a permit for that weapon. […]

  • Troy Mure Takes Responsibility for Actions at Sentencing for Vehicular Homicide

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A Des Moines man convicted of vehicular homicide for a crash that killed his girlfriend was sentenced on Wednesday. Troy Mure Jr. learned at the Polk County courthouse he will be sent to prison for at least three years of his 15-year sentence, and in court, he was quick to take the blame for the accident that took his girlfriend’s life. “I want to apologize to the family of Scalicity, I understand everyone wants someone to […]

  • Des Moines Church Claims Rights in Jeopardy, Files Lawsuit Against Iowa Civil Rights Commission

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Fort Des Moines Church of Christ is suing the Iowa Civil Rights Commission because it feels its rights are being threatened. “We believe that every church should be free to both teach its religious beliefs and use its house of worship in a way that`s consistent with those religious beliefs,” says Attorney Christina Holcomb. The church is being represented by the national organization, Alliance Defending Freedom. In the suit, it claims the Iowa Civil Rights Commission is […]

  • 1 in 150 Children Are Born With Dangerous Virus You’ve Never Heard Of

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A Des Moines mother is sending out a warning about a hidden virus that attacked her unborn child. And it’s a virus you’ve probably never heard of. Amanda Devereaux was excited when she found out she was pregnant with her second child. During her routine 20-week ultrasound, doctors found her daughter, Pippa’s brain was about three weeks behind in development. An amniocentesis confirmed Pippa had Cytomegalovirus or CMV. Only about 9 percent of expectant mothers have […]

  • Downtown First-of-its-Kind ‘Art Route’ Launches Today

    DES MOINES, Iowa — There are nearly 100 pieces of public art in downtown Des Moines, but those pieces often get overlooked, until now. The Greater Des Moines Public Arts Foundation launched the first-of-its-kind project Wednesday hoping to catch the eyes of both residents and visitors. It’s easy to spot these types of larger artwork, but the project will help to highlight the smaller, hidden gems. “That pride in public art is what makes Des Moines a unique place,” said […]

  • Organizers Unveil “Art Route” in Downtown Des Moines

    DES MOINES, Iowa – City leaders have come up of a creative way to make art more accessible to the public. On Wednesday, the Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation launched the “Art Route” that will lead people through downtown stopping at public art along the route. The six-mile path starts at the Meredith Building and winds through downtown, ending at the State Capital. The route will be marked by colored circles and painted intersections helping guide people on their own art […]

  • Man Pulled From Des Moines River Was Great Man, Great Public Servant

    LEHIGH, Iowa — After a two-day search, officials recovered a Dayton man’s body Tuesday from the Des Moines River. Webster County Sheriff’s officials say 23-year-old Colin Murphy was last seen around 6 a.m. Sunday. He was swimming with others for Lehigh’s annual summertime celebration. A fisherman told authorities Murphy was struggling to swim when he went under near the town of Lehigh. Crews searched for 10 hours each day since Murphy’s disappearance, but the 8-feet-deep, fast-moving water made it difficult […]

  • Police, Residents Concerned Over Problem Nightclub Where Shooting Happened

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Investigators are still looking for a suspect in a shooting over the weekend. A man was shot in the leg about 4 a.m. Sunday at the Des Moines nightclub W Ultra Lounge located at 508 Indianola Ave. Police say the victim showed up in the ER for treatment, but he refused to provide information about what happened. Des Moines Police Sgt. Paul Parizek said this isn’t the first time authorities have dealt with W Ultra Lounge. […]

  • Cyclist’s Loved Ones Give Emotional Testimonies During Driver’s Sentencing

    DES MOINES, Iowa –The man who hit and killed a well-known local cyclist last year was sentenced Friday to 34 years in prison. Jonathan Leyva-Rodriguez will serve 17.5 years in prison before becoming eligible for parole. He was found guilty of six charges for hitting and killing a well-known cyclist Wade Franck in August 2015. Franck’s family and friends shared with the court Friday how his death has impacted them. “It was a sunny, beautiful , perfect Sunday morning when you took […]

  • Iowans Pushing Grassley to Support CARERS Act for Medical Cannabis Reform

    DES MOINES, Iowa — As of Thursday, Abram Miller hasn’t had a seizure in 354 days. His mom says that’s because of his medical cannabis oil. Erin Miller is now one of the many Iowans fighting for access to medical cannabis, many of who came together Thursday to send a message to one of Iowa’s U.S. senators. Americans for Safe Access organized a rally to pass around a state-wide petition asking Sen. Chuck Grassley to allow the CARERS Act to […]

  • Iowa MCO Gives Back With ‘Grins to Go’ for Kids

    DES MOINES, Iowa — And after becoming one of the three managed care organizations for the state of Iowa, UnitedHealthcare decided to give back to the state’s kids with a new initiative. Local UnitedHealthcare employees came together Wednesday to hand out 1,000 care bags to kinds in Des Moines hospitals. “We wanted to be able to bring something like this to them and distract them when they’re dealing with very complex healthcare conditions and challenges. We wanted to give them […]

  • Is Central Iowa Prepared for a Tragedy Like the Orlando Attack?

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Over the weekend, the United States saw its deadliest mass shooting and the nation’s worst terror attack since Sept. 11, 2001. An American-born man who’d pledged allegiance to ISIS opened fire early Sunday at a gay nightclub in Orlando. Early Sunday morning, trauma surgeons at Orlando Regional Medical Center were standing by, but admit they had no idea what was coming. Polk County says it has a plan in place if anything similar would happen here. […]