Stina Sieg photoWhen Senior Field Correspondent Stina Sieg was 22, she moved to the desert. The Bay Area native hasn’t been the same since.

She had just graduated from Humboldt State University when she got a hankering for wide-open spaces.

After contacting just about every newspaper in New Mexico, Sieg moved to a town of 10,000 and became the chief photographer at The Silver City Daily Press.

She quickly found that journalism and small-town life suited her.
In the years that followed, she explored the world around her as the arts and entertainment editor at The Glenwood Springs Post Independent, a writer and photographer at the Moab Times-Independent and a Jill-of-all-trades at The Mountaineer, a 128-year-old paper nestled in North Carolina’s Great Smoky Mountains.

As she continued her print career, Sieg also whetted her appetite for radio at rural public radio stations like KSIL in Silver City, N.M.; KDNK in Carbondale, Colo.; and KZMU in Moab, Utah.

Before joining KJZZ, she spent two years as a fill-in Morning Edition host at WNCW, an eclectic music station based in Spindale, N.C..

In addition to producing content for newspaper and radio outlets, her work has appeared in Fodor’s travel guides on Utah and North Carolina.

Sieg loves the South but is happy to be back in the Southwest, which feels like home.

When she’s not reporting, chances are she’s running, baking, knitting or driving to some far-flung town deep in the desert-- just to see what it looks like.

Contact Stina Sieg at ssieg@rioradio.org.

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Drone Carrying Pot And Cellphones Crashes At Buckeye Prison Stina Sieg November 17, 2017
Phoenix-Based Nonprofit Barred From Filing ADA Lawsuits After Past Suits Deemed Frivolous Stina Sieg November 09, 2017
Orphaned Mountain Lion Doing Well After Being Found In Rural Arizona Stina Sieg November 09, 2017
Tusayan Rejects Ballot Measure To Allow Tall Buildings Stina Sieg November 08, 2017
Hopi Chairman Criticizes Lifting Uranium Mining Ban Near Grand Canyon Stina Sieg November 08, 2017
Arizona Puppy Raiser Shapes Future Service Dogs Stina Sieg November 08, 2017
Federal Authorities Propose Lifting Uranium Mining Ban Near Grand Canyon Stina Sieg November 01, 2017
Phoenix City Employees Fired, Demoted Over Burton Barr Library Damage Stina Sieg October 28, 2017
Jurors Shown Body-Cam Video In Mesa Police Shooting Trial Stina Sieg October 27, 2017
Founder Of Arizona-Based Opioid Maker Indicted Stina Sieg October 26, 2017
Staying In The Present: Couple Navigates Early-Onset Alzheimer's Diagnosis Stina Sieg October 26, 2017
Bighorn Sheep Thriving In Southern Arizona Stina Sieg October 24, 2017
Lawsuit Over Mail-In Ballots In The Navajo Nation Gets Trial Date Stina Sieg October 20, 2017
Veteran Commits Suicide At Phoenix VA Stina Sieg October 20, 2017
Wildfire Burns Near Eagar In Eastern Arizona Stina Sieg October 19, 2017
Arizona Supreme Court Tosses Homeless Sex Offender's Conviction For Failing To Register Stina Sieg October 13, 2017
Federal Agents Investigate Bisbee City Hall Fire Stina Sieg October 13, 2017
Shuttle Takes Visitors From Yarnell To Hotshots Memorial Stina Sieg October 13, 2017
Immigrant Rights Group Speaks Out Against Judge Dismissing Case Against Arpaio Stina Sieg October 05, 2017
Phoenix Zoo Stingray Exhibit Re-Opens After Storm Damage Stina Sieg October 05, 2017
Arizonans Can Learn How To Help Victims During Mass Shootings, Other Traumas Stina Sieg October 03, 2017
Vice President Mike Pence Will Be In Phoenix On Tuesday Stina Sieg October 02, 2017
The Complicated Legacy Of Fake News Creator Paul Horner Stina Sieg September 29, 2017
Feds: Hackers Targeted Arizona's Election System In 2016 Stina Sieg September 25, 2017
Many Amphibians, Reptiles Celebrate Autumn By Going Dormant Stina Sieg September 22, 2017

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