Racquel Stephen is WXXI's health reporter, joining the newsroom in 2021.
Racquel’s multifaceted radio background includes reporting for WAER in Syracuse and as a host for WLGZ-HD2 in Rochester.
Racquel holds a B.A. in english literature from the University of Rochester and an M.S. in broadcasting and digital journalism from S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.
Racquel’s interest in health reporting stems from navigating through the developmental disabilities of her toddler son, and witnessing inequities within the healthcare system.
A new package of legislation is aiming to make mental health resources more accessible and efficient for underserved mothers in New York state.
State University of New York Chancellor Jim Malatras announced Friday that SUNY campuses will allow fully vaccinated students, faculty, and staff to...