Erika Stanish is thrilled to join the KOKH team as a general assignment reporter for FOX 25, covering breaking news, politics, crime and investigative stories. Joining in December of 2018, Erika is excited to be able to call the Sooner State home!
Before moving to Oklahoma City, Erika was in Johnstown, PA where she was the weekend anchor for WJAC-TV and Fox 8 News and a reporter for the NBC/FOX/ABC affiliates for four years.
Erika played a major role in the station’s coverage from reporting breaking stories, local government and crime to leading coverage on a 147-page Grand Jury report surrounding the Altoona-Johnstown clergy sex abuse scandals. Erika also did thorough research and reporting on the growing national opioid epidemic and covered major court cases including Jerry Sandusky. Erika also covered visits by President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to the memorial in Shanksville, PA on 9/11.
Prior to working in Johnstown, Erika worked for WFMJ-TV in Youngstown, Ohio as the morning reporter.
Erika received her Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she also minored in journalism, graduating magna cum laude. During school, Erika completed multiple internships in Pittsburgh through “The X Morning Show” and 970 ESPN. After graduation, Erika completed another internship at WJXT in Jacksonville, Florida.
In Erika’s free time, she enjoys spending her time outdoors golfing, boating, skiing and hanging out with family and friends.
Erika is a Pittsburgh native at heart, cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins!
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