ZORA STEPHENSON

Reporter, NBC Sports

Zora Stephenson serves as a sideline reporter for the 2022 USFL season. Stephenson joined NBC Sports in July 2021, and served as a basketball reporter at the Tokyo Olympics and was an NBC Olympics Twitter host during the Beijing Winter Games.

In addition, Stephenson hosted the 2022 Notre Dame Football Pro Day and was the sideline reporter for NBC Sports’ ‘Truth and Service Classic’ HBCU football game (Howard University vs. Hampton University) in Washington, D.C. in September 2021.

Stephenson currently serves as a sideline and digital reporter for the Milwaukee Bucks on Bally Sports/Fox Wisconsin, a position she has held since 2019. In April 2021, she became the first woman to handle play-by-play for a Bucks game.

Since March 2020, Stephenson has been an on-air contributor for WTMJ-Radio, The Truth, and ESPN Radio in Milwaukee. Before her career in Milwaukee, Stephenson was an Emmy Award-winning news anchor and reporter at local television stations in Denver, Colorado and Greenville, North Carolina

Stephenson is a 2015 graduate of Elon University in North Carolina, where she was a four-year member of the basketball team. A three-year starter, Stephenson set a school record for single-season, three-point field goal percentage in the 2011-12 season (42.3%).