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.