Bella Schneider
Bella Schneider IH-zuh-beh-luh SHNEYE-dehr (She/Her)
News Digital Producer, Phoenix

Isabella Schneider expects to graduate in May 2023 with a master’s degree in mass communication, concentrated in public relations. She worked as a public relations account coordinator at Serendipit Consulting and in the communications department of Tel Aviv.

Latest from Bella Schneider

Phoenix residents could see water bill increases coming soon

PHOENIX – The city of Phoenix is considering increases to its water rates in response to the ongoing drought and rising costs of labor, electricity and chemicals used to treat water and wastewater. Other Valley cities say their drought plans have not yet progressed to charging users more.

Glendale breaks ground on first complex to use state affordable housing tax credit

GLENDALE – Centerline on Glendale will be the first housing complex in Arizona funded in part by the state affordable housing tax credit. The complex will have 368 new affordable apartments for Glendale residents by 2024.

Officials attend the groundbreaking ceremony for Centerline on Glendale, a 368-unit complex designed for mixed-income housing and funded in part by a state low-income housing tax credit. Photo taken on March 24, 2023. (Photo by Izabella Hernandez/Cronkite News)

Autism rates rise in U.S., along with awareness in communities of color

PHOENIX – Autism rates in children ages 4 and 8 are rising as more children are evaluated and tested, with Black, Hispanic and AAPI children more likely to be diagnosed than white children, according to the CDC.

Autism in Arizona and across the U.S. is on the rise as awareness has led to earlier detection in communities of color, health experts with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday. (File photo by Mindy Riesenberg/Cronkite News)

Downtown Phoenix businesses see range of Super Bowl crowds, from record-breaking to a snail’s pace

PHOENIX — During a busy week for the Phoenix metro area, business at downtown restaurants was a mixed bag. Some were slammed, and others were nearly empty. Official economic impact numbers have not yet been released, but officials said last week that visitors were out in force and that Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport set a single-day passenger record the day after the Super Bowl.