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Stacia Naquin is an anchor with the Call 12 For Action team on 12 News. Stacia began her career as a production assistant in her hometown of Lawton/Ft. Sill, OK. She learned about various roles behind the scenes, before starting as a reporter covering local government issues and crime. She eventually transitioned to morning anchor and Executive Producer at KSWO, before moving to Colorado Springs where she also anchored in the mornings. During her career, Stacia has won numerous broadcasting awards for reporting, including her coverage of the Oklahoma City Bombing Anniversary, stories on healthcare and feature reports. She was also named Best Anchor, along with her co-anchor, by the Colorado Broadcasters Association in 2013.
She was born in Oklahoma, but grew up a military brat, traveling all over the world. She wound up back in Oklahoma, where she graduated from Cameron University with her Bachelors Degree and then the University of Oklahoma with her Masters in Communication. That allowed her to begin teaching at the collegiate level. Stacia has taught Public Speaking and Interpersonal Communication to students at the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs, Pikes Peak Community College and Cameron University.
Breaking news and natural disasters have been a large part of Stacia's time in broadcasting. She was part of two back-to-back summers of week-long 24-hour wildfire coverage in Colorado Springs, keeping the public updated with the latest information as deadly flames overtook hundreds of homes within the city. She also began the breaking news coverage for her station in the early morning hours, after the Aurora Theater Shooting in the summer of 2012. In May of 2013, Stacia traveled to her home state of Oklahoma to give Colorado viewers a personal view of the devastation from the deadly tornado in Moore. She also covered Prince Harry's visit to the United States, as he participated in the Opening Ceremony of the Warrior Games. She has also enjoyed interviewing celebrities, like Jessica Simpson, Jewel and Toby Keith. Stacia is married and has two German Shepherds. She loves everything pop culture and especially twitter.