Rachel Stapholz
Rachel Stapholz
News Visual Journalist, Phoenix

Rachel Stapholz expects to graduate in May 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Stapholz, who also is studying audio engineering, works for Arizona PBS and is a technology ambassador at the NAB Leadership Foundation. She has interned at 12 News and KJZZ.

Latest from Rachel Stapholz

5 transgender military veterans discuss abuses, how political changes can alter lives

PHOENIX – Transgender military veterans have faced a constant shift in policy, depending on which party is in power. Five of them talk to Cronkite News about their experiences.

Valley roller skaters adapt during pandemic, embrace community to overcome adversity

PHOENIX – As roller skaters navigate COVID-19 shutdowns and reopenings, they’re searching for a place to roll – and a community.

‘Words matter’: Asian Americans frightened, frustrated by continued hate crimes

PHOENIX – Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian American and Pacific Islander community have seen increases in hate crimes. After this week’s Atlanta murders, Arizona advocates are voicing the need for change.

WWII veteran celebrates his 94th birthday in a vintage plane, thanks to nonprofit

MESA – Norman Langeliers, who was in the Navy during World War II, celebrated his 94th birthday last month by flying in a vintage trainer at Falcon Field Airport in Mesa.

28 paintings highlight famous – and less familiar – figures in Black history

PHOENIX – Twenty-eight murals and other paintings in central Phoenix honor Black History Month. The art showcases icons and less familiar faces.