Stephanie Kralevich is a meteorologist who brings viewers the forecast each weekday on FOX 12 at 5 and 6 p.m.
Stephanie is a Northwest native who joined KPTV in 2005. She was raised in Gresham and decided to stay close to home for college. She earned a degree in Journalism from the University of Oregon and later went on to complete the Mississippi State University Broadcast Meteorology Program. Stephanie worked at television stations in Medford, Eugene, Boise and Spokane before returning to the Portland area and finding a home at KPTV.
Marriage and family keep Stephanie on the run. She married the man of her dreams in 2011, and following the birth of her first child, Stephanie immerses herself in family life and activities. She used to be an avid skier and runner, but now spends much of her free time taking walks around her neighborhood with her son, reading and watching movies.
Stephanie and her husband have one son named Cooper.
Now, here are some fun facts about Steph:
What was your most embarrassing TV moment?
I have had so many! I have had hiccups on the air, I have fallen on TV, I have had my zipper down on TV and I cried on TV (it was after a really sad story, and I was pregnant!)
What's your favorite way to spend a Saturday?
Lounging with my husband and son or watching a documentary.
Name 5 things that are always in your refrigerator.
Cheese, bread, mayo, ranch dressing and eggs from Mark Nelsen's farm
What would surprise people most about you?
I listen to all 60's and 70's music. I love the Beatles, Elvis, Neil Diamond, Steely Dan, Bob Dylan, The Allman Brothers
What is your nickname?
Steph, Stephie, Stephers, Stephoonya, Kral, Krawly, Rawly, and Hurricane.
What kind of pets do you have and what are their names?
We have a black lab named Stitch.
If you could interview anyone in the world, who would it be?
Living? Paul McCartney.
Dead? My grandfather who came to the U.S. from Croatia when he was 16 years old. He died when I was a baby, and I'd like to hear his stories of the old country and coming to America.
What is something you've always wanted to learn how to do?
Knit or crochet.
What would you place in a time capsule that would tell a relative 100 years from now who you are?
A blooper reel.
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Thursday, March 6 2014 10:56 PM EST2014-03-07 03:56:52 GMT
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Thursday, March 6 2014 5:31 PM EST2014-03-06 22:31:16 GMT
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Friday, March 7 2014 12:15 PM EST2014-03-07 17:15:54 GMT
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A 17-year-old boy and his friend have been arrested on murder charges for allegedly shooting his parents. The teen's mother was killed.More >
Thursday, March 6 2014 6:07 PM EST2014-03-06 23:07:11 GMT
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A judge has upheld an earlier ruling to send a 6-year-old Oregon girl to Mexico to live with her father, who was recently released from prison and deported.More >
Thursday, March 6 2014 10:16 PM EST2014-03-07 03:16:32 GMT
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Thursday, March 6 2014 8:50 PM EST2014-03-07 01:50:39 GMT
A man accused of cursing at flight attendants and other passengers on a plane bound for Sacramento forced the pilot to make an abrupt landing in Portland. Police said the Southwest Airlines flight leftMore >
A man accused of cursing at flight attendants and other passengers on a plane bound for Sacramento forced the pilot to make an abrupt landing in Portland. More >
Wednesday, March 5 2014 11:07 PM EST2014-03-06 04:07:00 GMT
A man was arrested at a Portland motel, accused of causing critical injuries to his girlfriend's 2-year-old son. Officers responded to the Unicorn Motel, 3040 S.E. 82nd Ave., at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday on theMore >
Police said Joshua Howard, 28, was in the room and called 911. He is the boyfriend of the child's mother.More >
Thursday, March 6 2014 10:20 PM EST2014-03-07 03:20:02 GMT
Tigard Police are asking for your help tracking down a man accused of raping a child. A Washington County grand jury recently indicted David Pasiemiak for multiple sex crimes. Once he's caught, hisMore >
Tigard police are asking for your help tracking down a man accused of raping a child.More >
Friday, March 7 2014 2:03 AM EST2014-03-07 07:03:40 GMT
Two minutes to closing time, a cashier at a local restaurant says she found herself staring at a handgun. She said just before 8 p.m. an armed man came through the door of Roake's with very specific instructions. TheMore >
Two minutes to closing time, a cashier at a local restaurant says she found herself staring at a handgun.More >