Stephanie Rochon

Anchor/Reporter

I was born in Tacoma, Washington. My father is a retired Army Colonel, and we traveled throughout the United States and overseas. I graduated from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge in the fall of 1987 with a degree in broadcast journalism.

I started my career in radio at WJBO in Baton Rouge in February 1988. I spent a year there as an announcer and weekend news reporter for the Saturday morning program. I moved to Lafayette, Louisiana in 1989 where I accepted the position as the News Director for an AM/FM station.

While in Lafayette, I landed my first opportunity to work in television. I was hired by the independent Fox station KVHP in Lake Charles, Louisiana as a general assignment reporter and 10:00 weather anchor. I moved to Texas in August 1991 when the NBC affiliate KLSB hired me as its 5:00 news anchor.

In February of 1994, I accepted a reporter position with Austin's longtime CBS station KTBC. While there, I was promoted to weekend anchor and then main anchor. I anchored the six and ten o'clock newscasts for four years before making the move to Richmond in July 1999.

In addition to anchoring CBS 6 News at 5:00, 6:00 and 11:00, I produce a monthly report on breast health information and breast cancer called Buddy Check 6, and prepare special reports throughout the year.

I am a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc, and the Richmond Chapter of the Links Inc.

I am a recipient of the American Cancer Society's Regional Media Award for my Buddy Check 6 reports. I am a board member for the Dr. Ellen Shaw de Parades Breast Cancer Foundation which is dedicated to the early detection and cure of breast cancer. I was inducted into the National Women of Achievement Hall of Fame in Austin, Texas in 2000.

I am married to Jeff Moten and the proud mother of two sons, Miles and Pierce.

Recent Articles

  • State leader urges next generation to participate, prepare and agitate

    Posted on: 11:31 pm, August 27, 2013, by and , updated on: 11:33pm, August 27, 2013

    CBS 6 News will have coverage of the March on Washington anniversary throughout the day Wednesday.
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  • BUDDY CHECK 6: The importance of clinical trials

    Posted on: 3:45 pm, August 6, 2013, by , updated on: 04:26pm, August 8, 2013

    Doctors are always looking for better ways to treat and diagnose cancer, but they say they can't do it without you.
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  • ‘Bold’ move planned for Richmond’s Black History Museum

    Posted on: 9:43 am, June 28, 2013, by , updated on: 09:54am, June 28, 2013

    Project leaders say relocating the museum to the Armory will be a perfect fit.
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  • Buddy Check 6: Man opens up about breast cancer diagnosis

    Posted on: 10:17 pm, June 6, 2013, by

    Rudi Jackson was taking a shower when he says he felt a lump under his right nipple last year.
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  • Area woman wants double mastectomy; don’t judge Jolie

    Posted on: 11:00 pm, May 14, 2013, by and , updated on: 12:36am, May 15, 2013

    The number of women opting to have the preventive procedure has increased by an estimated 50 percent in recent years, experts say.
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  • Buddy Check: Future of cancer treatment

    Posted on: 9:45 pm, May 7, 2013, by

    Test helps patients avoid chemo, effects
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  • Buddy Check 6: Breast cancer survival rates not improving for some

    Posted on: 6:35 pm, April 6, 2013, by , updated on: 09:21pm, April 18, 2013

    That’s because they’re more likely to be diagnosed with a rare, aggressive type of breast cancer called Triple Negative Breast Cancer.
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  • Planning a living will for you or your love ones

    Posted on: 11:35 pm, March 19, 2013, by , updated on: 12:06pm, March 20, 2013

    VCU Oncologist Dr. Laurie Lyckholm say creating a living will or medical directive helps your family make the right decisions and speak for you when you can’t speak for yourself.
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  • Mother, daughter test positive for breast cancer gene

    Posted on: 3:56 pm, March 8, 2013, by , updated on: 04:03pm, March 8, 2013

    Kaity Kasper and her mother Debbie are cancer survivors.
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  • Local researcher tests device to relieve chemotherapy side-effects

    Posted on: 7:50 pm, February 4, 2013, by and

    Chemotherapy is a life-saving treatment, but in the process you can lose your hair, feel nauseous, and depressed.
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  • Funeral services set for Bishop Sullivan

    Posted on: 5:50 pm, December 12, 2012, by and , updated on: 12:11am, December 13, 2012

    Funeral arrangements for Bishop Walter Sullivan were posted on the Richmond Diocese's website Wednesday.
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  • UPDATED: Former Bishop Sullivan dies from liver cancer

    Posted on: 6:03 pm, December 11, 2012, by , updated on: 01:44pm, December 12, 2012

    Bishop Sullivan was the 11th Bishop of Richmond, serving from 1974 to 2003.
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