Faith Abercrombie
Faith Abercrombie
News Reporter, Phoenix

Faith Abercrombie expects to graduate in May 2022 with a degree in journalism. Abercrombie, who has was a videographer for the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation and interned at the city of Phoenix’s PHXTV, was a part of the Cronkite School’s “Life Is …” initiative on youth suicide. She’s a broadcast reporter for Cronkite News this spring.

Latest from Faith Abercrombie

Schools chief, health experts call for more precautions after Ducey stands firm on mask protocols

PHOENIX – Gov. Doug Ducey vows to keep Arizona’s ban on mask mandates in place despite the CDC’s updated guidelines asking vaccinated people to wear them. Health experts worry the effects this will have as school is starting for many in the state.

Tourists returning to Grand Canyon, but businesses still feel pandemic effects

GRAND CANYON – More tourists are coming to the Grand Canyon, but some businesses are struggling to stay afloat while pandemic restrictions are lifted.

Minimum wage earners can’t afford a two-bedroom rental anywhere, report says

PHOENIX – Americans need to earn $20.40 an hour for a one-bedroom rental and $24.90 an hour for a two-bedroom unit, according to the National Low Income Housing Coalition. But the average hourly worker makes $18.78 an hour.

Ducey back-to-school order leaves educators shocked, scrambling, upset

WASHINGTON - Educators across the state Thursday were calling Gov. Doug Ducey's surprise back-to-school order disruptive, challenging and frustrating, a last-minute complication to reopening plans that many schools already had in the works.

Presidential race called for Biden, Arizona plays key role

PHOENIX – Several national news outlets have called the presidential race for former Vice President Joe Biden, who is projected to become the 46th president of the United States. Arizona played a key role in the election.

Voters, officials prepare for possible intimidation at the polls

Officials concerned over voter intimidation at the polls this year look to educate voters on what intimidation is and how to report it.

‘It’s about humanity’: Vigil honors Dion Johnson, other Black victims of police violence

PHOENIX – More than a hundred people gathered outside Phoenix City Hall for a peaceful candlelight vigil to honor the lost lives of Breonna Taylor, Dion Johnson and all Black lives lost to police violence. The vigil was also held to protest the lack of charges filed against the officers responsible for the deaths.