Stephanie Domurat is an award-winning journalist who joined FOX 12 Oregon in September of 2019 as the host of MORE Good Day Oregon. Then, in 2021 after becoming a fill-in anchor for the show, Stephanie was promoted to anchor and reporter for Good Day Oregon. During that year, she was further recognized for her reporting and was nominated for a Regional Emmy Award in the “light news feature” category.
Stephanie has more than fifteen years of experience in broadcast journalism. She has worked as an anchor, reporter, producer, and videographer and loves meeting people and telling their stories. Her journalism career started in April of 2008 as a news reporter at KULR-TV in Billings, Montana. Since, she has worked in markets across the country, including Charlotte, North Carolina, Eugene, Oregon, and Waco, Texas. In 2015, when she moved to the Pacific Northwest, she was struck by its beauty and since it has become home. In 2015, Stephanie was recognized for her anchoring, awarded a Regional Emmy Award for her coverage of a mass shooting at a community college in Oregon.
She was born in Western New York (Go Bills!) but was raised in Southern California. She first fell in love with journalism as an intern at KOCE-TV, the local PBS affiliate in Orange County, California. From there, she attended Chapman University and graduated from the Dodge School of Film and Television. During her education, she had the opportunity to intern and report at three stations across Orange County and Los Angeles, including KCBS-TV, KCAL-TV and KOCE-TV.
Her favorite thing about journalism is being able to call attention to issues that matter to a community. She feels lucky to be able to share incredible stories as part of her job. As a reporter, she has been touched by so many stories, but one of her most memorable was the Big Sky Honor Flight from Billings, Montana to Washington, D.C. It was a trip that allowed her the opportunity to witness and share the journey of nearly 100 World War II Veterans taking a trip to D.C. to see the memorial that stands in their honor.
Stephanie has covered and field anchored historic events including the Fertilizer Plant Explosion in West, Texas, the tragic mass shooting at Umpqua Community College, the Olympic Trials in Track & Field and President Obama's visit to Roseburg. Stephanie also covered the resignation of Gov. John Kitzhaber and the 2016 Presidential race, including then candidate Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. She was also the only local news reporter in the room when Barack Obama made a surprise visit to a home in Billings, Montana during his 2008 presidential campaign.
Stephanie has a passion for health and medical reporting. She has completed several semesters of post-baccalaureate education in physical and social sciences because of her passion and interest in health and science. She even spent a summer as a neuroscience research assistant in the Department of Biology at Cal Poly Pomona. Stephanie has also gained other professional experience as a community education manager, educating the public and advocating for victims of domestic and sexual violence. She has also volunteered as a mentor with multiple organizations including A Family for Every Child, Big Brothers Big Sisters, the YWCA, and as a medical counselor at Texas Lions Camp.
When she's not working, Stephanie loves the outdoors, live music, great food, and new adventures. She is married to her wonderful husband, Lee, and is a mom to her dog, cat, and potbelly pig. Feel free to reach out to Stephanie with story ideas, or just to say hello. She’d love to hear from you!