Stephanie Johnson joins WPMT FOX 43 as a Multimedia journalist. Previously, she worked as an MMJ for KGAN/KFXA in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Prior to moving to the Midwest Johnson worked as a Production Assistant at WJLA in Arlington, VA. She also worked as a Page for CBS News. Johnson earned her bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Hampton University where she produced the student broadcast. Johnson was raised in Prince Georges County, Maryland. Johnson is excited to join the FOX 43 team and share stories that are important to you, the viewer. When she is not reporting Johnson enjoys exploring the area in volunteering in the community. If you want to share a story with Stephanie shoot her an email at sjohnson@fox43.com


Recent Articles
  • Carlisle Borough looks to preserve African American cemetery

    CARLISLE BOROUGH, Cumberland County – Growing up in Carlisle, Outreach Director at Cumberland County Historical Society Lindsay Varner was not aware that Memorial Park was a cemetery until she interned at the historical society. “I took my internship here in 2007, and I learned that it was a cemetery then when I was I working on an Underground Railroad project,” said Varner. “And I think the first time that I learned that it was a park that was once a […]

  • WATCH LIVE: Department of Homeland Secretary resigns after meeting with President Trump

    President Trump accepts resignation from Department of Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.

  • Police seeks retail theft suspect in Lower Paxton Township

    LOWER PAXTON TOWNSHIP, Dauphin County – Police are seeking to identify a retail theft suspect in Lower Paxton Township. Police say the man pictured, walked into the Giant Food Store on Union Deposit Road on March 28th and stole various grocery items. Anyone who recognize the suspect should contact Lower Paxton Police Department.

  • Recovery homes in need of bicycles in York

    York –  Several recovery homes are in need of bicycles. That includes The Last Resort Recovery Home in York. The home’s mission is to help men impacted by alcoholism and drug addiction to realize their full potential while living a life in recovery. The Last Resort Recovery Home founder, Mark Weitkamp, who is also a recovering addict,  says other recovery homes in the area are also in need of bicycles. “For a lot of these guys sometimes they get jobs […]

  • Lancaster restaurant make sweet connection with refugees in the community

    Lancaster – In 2013, BBC named Lancaster County a haven for refugees. Several years later Lancasters Sweet Shoppe is upholding that tradition. The shop bakes delicious desserts like stroopies. “Stroopies are a cinnamon waffle with a homemade caramel in the center and they’re designed to rewarm on your hot two and coffee,” said co-owner Jennie Groff. The shop only hires female refugees. Groff says that it is out of respect for her employee’s traditional customs. “A lot of our employees are […]

  • Students open The D.E.W. Good Academy Cafe in York

    York – On Monday, students from York Academy Upper School held a ribbon cutting for The D.E.W Good Academy Cafe. The coffee shop is named after the late Dennis Willman, one of the owners of York Container Company. “He was very involved with education. So it’s been a very big passion to educate,” said Willman’s late wife Karen Willman. The coffee shop is student run with the guidance of a manager.  All of the desserts and coffee in the shop […]

  • Police issue arrest warrants for two men connected to Chambersburg shooting

    CHAMBERSBURG BOROUGH, Franklin County – Police have issued arrest warrants for two men who are connected to the shooting in downtown Chambersburg, Saturday morning. Police say Christopher Darby and Ryan Jefferson are both wanted for questioning and are persons of interest. According to police, an altercation broke out after a party that led to a shooting in downtown Chambersburg. Police say multiple shots were fired and two people were injured. Both victims were taken to Chambersburg Hospital and later airlifted […]

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    Police investigate shots fired incident in York

    York – Police are investigating a shots fired incident in downtown York. Emergency dispatch says the incident happened at 12:00 p.m., Sunday. Police closed Linden Avenue and North Penn Street for a short period of time to investigate the area. Several vehicles were hit with bullets, according to dispatch. No injuries were reported. This story is developing.

  • Bicyclist struck by driver in Mount Pleasant Township

    MOUNT PLEASANT TOWNSHIP, Adams County – A bicyclist was taken to the hospital after he was struck by a vehicle, Thursday evening. According to State Police, 21-year-old Maddison Evans was distracted when she rear-ended 35-year-old Jason Sheely’s bicycle along Brickcrafters road. Investigators say Sheely was thrown 50 feet from the crash. Sheely was taken to York Hospital to treat injuries according to police.

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