Stina joined Colorado Public Radio in 2019 bringing more than a decade of reporting experience in radio and print journalism. In her early career, she gained Western Slope experience as the arts entertainment editor for the Glenwood Springs Post Independent newspaper. She began her transition into public radio in 2011 as a fill-in host for WNCW in North Carolina. Most recently, Stina was a senior field correspondent and fill-in host at KJZZ in Phoenix where her stories covering the Southwest were often featured on various NPR shows.
Stina has been recognized throughout her career with awards for outstanding journalism. Most recently, she was presented a PRNDI Award, three Edward R. Murrow Regional Awards, an NLGJA Excellence in Journalism Award and a National Headliner Award. Additionally, she was named “Storyteller of the Year” by Phoenix New Times in 2017.
Bachelor's degree in studio art with a writing minor, Humboldt State University.