Little Known Facts About Stephanie Grady’s Family Life and The Stations She Has Worked With

Beginning her career right from college, Stephanie Grady is now an award-winning broadcast journalist who has toiled her way up from working as an intern to becoming a prominent media personality in the United States. Throughout her career, she has been associated with numerous TV news channels, including FOX23 News and News10 ABC. She eventually made a big leap to FOX6 News where she has been working as an anchor and reporter for over five years.

With good communication skills and a high level of professionalism, Stephanie has won many prestigious awards in the past years. She has continued to make waves in the journalism field despite the career path being her second choice as she initially wanted to be a medical practitioner, following in the footsteps of her father. Nonetheless, she has established a long-spanning career thus far that has been embellished with accolades.

Stephanie Grady’s Early Life And Family Background

The gorgeous newscaster joined her family in Philadelphia as the first child of her parents. She was brought up along with her three siblings in Green Bay Packer, United States. However, her birth date is yet unknown as she has kept this fact a secret. Also, Stephanie Grady hasn’t revealed much about the identities of her parents and siblings, but, we have managed to gather that her father’s name is Michael Schelkun and he works as a medical doctor. Her mom, Patrice Schelkun, on the other hand, is reportedlypainter.

Stephanie is an American national with a white background. At the early age of six, she took interest in figure skating and began participating competitively in the sport. Having been athletically inclined, the talented reporter also took part in other sporty games while completing her basic education. While growing up, Stephanie Grady wanted to be a medical doctor like her dad, as almost everyone in her family is actively engaged in the medical field in one way or the other, including her grandfather who is a widely known professor of Dentistry at Marquette University.

She eventually took to the path of journalism after getting involved in many journalistic gigs.

She Began Her Journalism Career While In College

Having a deep sense of curiosity, Stephanie Grady ventured into journalism by first whetting her communication skills at Penn State University from 2004 to 2008, when she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism. Prior to her graduation, she started making waves as a journalist after she joined the media team of the university’s student-run TV station.

During such time, Grady began hosting her own show on the station known as The U. Interestingly, the show is still running to date on Penn State University’s student-run TV station. With the experience gathered while working on the show, Stephanie Grady was able to get internships at well-known TV stations. In the year 2006, she got associated with NBC affiliate station, WCAU-NBC 10 located in Philadelphia as an intern, joining the station’s investigative unit. She also did an internship at Entertainment Tonight/The Insider in New York City.

The Proficient Journalist Worked At Various TV Stations Before Joining FOX6 News

In 2008, after graduating from college, Stephanie Grady continued with her journalism career pursuit at WSEE/WICU TV station situated in Erie, Pennsylvania. There, she first worked as a general assignment reporter before climbing through ranks to become a morning anchor. While still based in Erie, Pennsylvania, Grady landed another hosting gig at a Caribbean weather news channel where she worked from 2009 to 2010.

During her time there, she covered the earthquake that happened in Haiti in 2010 before relocating to Huntington, West Virginia, where she became a member of staff of WSAZ Newschannel 3. Stephanie moved on to serve as the host of Stephanie and Ray and equally provided live coverage of breaking news from different states, including Kentucky and Ohio while at the news station.

More so, she reported live on the Ohio Tornado which occurred in 2010 and this became one of her most recognised on-air moments while at the TV station.

Gaining Prominence For Her Roles At FOX6 News

Stephanie later relocated to Albany, New York, in 2011. There, she was hired by News10 ABC and took up the role of a morning anchor. Soon afterwards, she jumped ship and joined FOX23 News and continued with her work as a morning anchor at the news channel. Later in September 2014, the beauteous broadcast journalist got recruited by Tribune Media – FOX6 WITI and began working as an evening news anchor at the news agency. Since joining FOX6 News, Stephanie has been serving as the anchor for the TV station’s 4 PM, 6 PM, and 9 PM newscast everyday.

She has additionally been assigned to anchor another show on the news channel titled Dose of Reality. Following her amazing reporting style, as well as her work ethics and determination, Stephanie Grady’s career in journalism has been decorated with some accolades like the Emmy Award and Hearst Journalism Award.

What We Know About Her Marriage To Joe Grady

Aside from establishing a successful career as a journalist, Stephanie Grady has also established a flourishing marital relationship of over 9 years with her soulmate, Joe Grady. The two met and fell in love with each other in 2010. Afterwards, they began a relationship which they took to the next level on December 31st 2011, when they exchanged marital vows in a private wedding ceremony.

The award-winning journalist has successfully kept details of her husband and what he does for a living away from the prying eyes of the media. As such, there is a paucity of information on the identity of her husband. Nevertheless, she often uploads their family pictures on her social media handles, as the couple welcomed their first child, a son named Jack Michael Grady in November 2013 and later in March 2018, their daughter, Harper Murphy Grady joined the family.

Stephanie and Joe enjoy spending time with their kids and often hang out together as a family. During their fifth wedding anniversary, Stephanie Grady’s parents presented to their daughter and her heartthrob, a gigantic wood painting of their wedding picture that was made by Stephanie’s mom, Patrice. The love between the couple has continued to wax strong with each passing year and there is no sign of a marital issue in the coming years.


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