Rae Johnson
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News Reporter, Phoenix

Rae Johnson expects to graduate in August 2021 with a master’s degree in journalism. Johnson has served in the Peace Corps and taught English in Southeast Asia. After Cronkite, she plans to pursue audio and photo journalism.

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Navajo officials confident about reopening amid spread of delta variant in U.S.

PHOENIX – Cases of the delta variant are rising in the U.S., but the tribe’s president and officials with the Navajo Department of Health express confidence about reopening the reservation at 50%.


After the flames: Santa Catalina Mountains rebounding from Bighorn Fire a year ago

TUCSON – A year later, plants and wildlife are returning to the Santa Catalina Mountains after one of the state’s largest wildfires destroyed nearly 120,000 acres.


Arizona’s current historic drought may be ‘baseline for the future’

WASHINGTON - Arizona and other Western states just lived through the driest year in more than a century, with no drought relief in sight in the near future, experts told a House panel Tuesday.