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Derek Staahl

Derek is a reporter and fill-in anchor at Arizona’s largest television news operation, called Arizona’s Family. His reporting on CBS 5 (KPHO) and 3TV (KTVK) has prompted resignations and the introduction of new legislation, earning him a regional Emmy and multiple nominations. Derek joined Arizona’s Family in 2015. Before Phoenix, Derek was a weekend anchor and investigative reporter at XETV in San Diego. He began his broadcast career at WKOW in Madison, WI. He grew up in Los Angeles.

Current Job Title

Reporter/Fill-In Anchor



Market Number



Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Year Graduated


Degree / Major

Broadcast Journalism

Previous Jobs:

KPHO/KTVK – Reporter/Fill-in Anchor
XETV – Weekend Anchor/Investigative Reporter
WKOW – Anchor, MMJ

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