Steph Machado is a Reporter/Multimedia Journalist currently working at WPRI in Providence, Rhode Island. With a specialty in politics and government reporting, Steph digs deeper into stories, harnessing the power of public records to find the truth. She’s a storyteller at heart, always seeking to learn how local families are affected by law changes, weather or tragedy. Steph also specializes in digital journalism, constantly producing content for the web and social media . A native of Massachusetts, Steph has been working in New England her entire career, first in Burlington, Vermont and then in Providence. She’s a proud alumna of the Newhouse School at Syracuse University where she earned degrees in both Broadcast Journalism and Spanish.