Stephanie Buffamonte is an Emmy-nominated journalist who joined the FOX 35 News team in November 2019.
Stephanie grew up on Long Island before moving to the Windy City to attend Loyola University Chicago. She’s excited to get away from the cold and move to the Sunshine State.
Prior to FOX 35 Orlando, Stephanie was a reporter in Milwaukee where she covered the city’s lead crisis, reckless driving epidemic, and many stories that impacted the community. She also spent two years anchoring/reporting in Wausau, Wisconsin before moving to Milwaukee.
In her free time Stephanie likes to run, hike outdoors, try out new restaurants and enjoy the company of her cats Ellie and Tigger. She hopes to participate in the Walt Disney World Half Marathon next year!
The latest from Stephanie Buffamonte
Orlando leaders to vote on special permit that could change how bars, clubs operate
The City of Orlando Commissioners will be voting on an ordinance that could change the way downtown bars and clubs operate.
This protected species could halt repairs to Florida homes damaged by hurricanes Ian and Nicole
Some Florida homes that were damaged during the 2022 hurricane season will have to have their construction projects finished before May, or those projects will have to be put on hold.
Florida Applebee's customer shoots, kills man inside restaurant: police
A customer shot and killed a man inside an Applebee's restaurant in The Villages, Florida, early Tuesday morning, according to police.
'It’s never welcome here': City leaders condemn anti-Semitic flyers distributed in Lake Nona
Anti-Semitic flyers were thrown in front of homes in a Lake Nona neighborhood.
'We have to carry his light forward': Knight Nation honors Orlando TV reporter killed
The University of Central Florida is honoring alumni Dylan Lyons who was killed while reporting in Orlando.
Man arrested after armed kidnapping, carjacking at Orlando gas station: Deputies
A man was arrested after an alleged carjacking and kidnapping at an Orlando gas station Tuesday afternoon, Orange County Deputies said.
'Frustrating': Orlando travelers wait hours for rental cars, reservations canceled
Passengers traveling through Orlando International Airport (MCO) over the last few days have reported waiting in hours to pick up a rental car or finding out that there are not enough cars available, despite having a reservation.
Investigation reopened into death of Florida cadet, deemed suicide
The Daytona Beach Police Department has reopened a death investigation case that had been deemed a suicide after a family brought forward evidence.
Florida man fights off bobcat to save dog: 'I ripped him off'
An Orlando man fought off a bobcat when it attacked his dog.
Florida man brings water purifiers to Turkey, UCF students launch fundraiser to help cause
People in Central Florida are stepping up to help those who survived the devastating earthquake in Turkey.