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Steph Machado

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Where did you grow up?

Ashland MA

Where did you attend school?

I graduated in 2013 from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University where I double majored in Broadcast Journalism and Spanish.

Where have you worked previously?

This is my first job! But during college I interned in Boston at WCVB, in New York at ABC News and in Binghamton, NY at WBNG.

What is the most challenging story you've ever done?

Anything I did while trekking through the Syracuse snow was challenging. But I?ll be ready for winter here in Vermont!

Who is your favorite national correspondent?

Diane Sawyer. I also adore Barbara Walters for all she?s done for women in the industry.

What are your hobbies?

I love to go see live music, go to the beach, find new restaurants, and I?m a total TV junkie.

What are your favorite sports teams?

As a Boston native I will always support the Sox, Patriots, Celtics and Bruins! Even more importantly?the Syracuse Orange!

What is your favorite book?

So hard to choose. Margaret Atwood?s ?The Handmaid?s Tale? is a favorite.

What is your favorite food?

Chocolate. And cheese.

What is one thing you would put on a "bucket list?"

I want to travel to every continent. I?ve hit 4 so far.