Black Student Union Hosts Zora Stephenson

Black Student Union Hosts Zora Stephenson

Members of the Black Student Union at University School of Milwaukee invited Zora Stephenson, sideline and digital reporter for the Milwaukee Bucks, and the first woman to handle play-by-play for a Bucks game, to visit the school on Wed., Feb. 1. Stephenson spoke to the entire Upper School student body about her work as a reporter, perseverance, and the progress happening in Milwaukee. After the assembly, she met with BSU members and leaders.

Since March 2020, Stephenson has been an on-air contributor for WTMJ-Radio, The Truth, and ESPN Radio in Milwaukee. Before her career in Milwaukee, Stephenson was an Emmy Award-winning news anchor and reporter at local television stations in Denver and Greenville, North Carolina

Stephenson is a 2015 graduate of Elon University in North Carolina, where she was a four-year member of the basketball team. A three-year starter, Stephenson set a school record for single-season, three-point field goal percentage in the 2011-12 season (42.3%).

Since joining NBC Sports in July 2021, Stephenson has worked on two Olympics, serving as an NBC Olympics Twitter host during the Beijing Winter Games and as a basketball reporter at the Tokyo Olympics.

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Zora Stephenson sits in a chair on stage while a large audience seated in the theatre listens.
Zora Stephenson poses for a group photo with members of the Black Student Union at USM
Zora Stephenson holds a microphone while on stage at USM