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Shaina Humphries Wiki
Shaina Humphries is an American journalist currently working as an anchor of the 6 and 11 pm broadcast at FOX 29 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Shaina Humphries Biography and Career Life
Before relocating she worked as an anchor and reporter for six years at KCCI-TV in Des Moines, Lowa. Shaina has a 2.8% British and Irish heritage.
After clearing her studies in 2012, She was employed by KCCI News Channel 8 right after graduating. Her talent for storytelling and Connecting with her audience were the main highlights that drew the attention of her employers.
While working there she was involved in major election cycles in a state that is known for its political upheavals. She navigated the complexities of the shifting political landscape with ease. She also worked on Iowa’s opioid addiction epidemic between 2017 and 2018 under the banner of KCCI’S state of Addiction Initiative.
She also got the chance to host a primetime special on the Life-Altering effects of addiction that raised further crucial awareness on the subject. The special focused on families, Medical Professionals and emergency responders that were faced with the consequences of the epidemic.
The special even received an Emmy nomination. Shaina was awarded an upper Midwest Emmy Award for her contribution to the discussion on the early days of the #MeToo Movement. Humphries joined the FOX 29 News team in February 2019, as an anchor for the FOX 29 News at Six and FOX 29 News at 11.
While working for KCCI, Shaina experienced the excitement and chaos of covering four major election cycles in Iowa. She enjoyed the interesting and sometimes bizarre nature of Iowa’s political landscape; as well as the access to candidates provided by the state’s first-in-the-nation caucuses.
In 2017, Shaina led KCCI‘s yearlong State of Addiction initiative, reporting almost exclusively on Iowa’s opioid addiction epidemic, in addition to her role as the station’s 9 p.m. anchor. During that time, she told dozens of stories about addiction, recovery and the complicated role of opioids in modern medicine.
She hosted an Emmy-nominated 90-minute primetime special featuring families affected by opioid addiction, medical and healthcare professionals, local and federal law enforcement and emergency responders. She is most proud of these stories for the awareness they helped create in the community and the relationships formed in the process. Shaina was honored to receive an Upper Midwest Emmy Award for her work on a roundtable discussion about the early impact of the #MeToo movement.
Shain joined the Fox 29 news team in February 2o19. She works as an anchor for the Fox 29 News at six and Fox news at 11.
Shaina Humphries Age
Humphries was born on July 23, 1989.
Shaina Humphries Family
Shaina was born and raised in Chicago with her family. She attended the Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, Illinois where she concluded her studies in 2007. She then attended the University of Illinois at Urbana and majored in broadcast Journalism.
She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 2010. After graduating, Shaina went on to study for her masters at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She worked in the Medill news section while studying there.