Stephanie Metzger-LawrenceDigital Producer
Expertise: Digital storytelling, social media strategy, digital content creation, health, sports
Education: Cleveland State University - Bachelor of Arts
Ontario High School - Ontario, Ohio
Favorite spot in Northeast Ohio: Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
Stephanie Metzger-Lawrence is a digital producer for Ideastream's engaged journalism team. Her journalism career began as a sports reporter for The Morning Journal in Lorain, Ohio, before she joined Cleveland's WKYC-TV as a digital producer. She also spent time in the higher education industry as the social media manager for Cuyahoga Community College prior to joining Ideastream.
- 2020 Regional Emmy Award
- Produced web and social media for a 2018 Edward R. Murrow Award-winning story
- Managed social media for several National Council for Marketing & Public Relations Paragon Award-winning campaigns
- Former Cuyahoga Community College Speakers Bureau presenter on social media safety and social media strategy
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A grand jury returned a no bill decision on charges against Brittany Watts, a Warren woman charged with abuse of a corpse after suffering a miscarriage.