- Full Name Shaina Humphries
- Occupation Journalist
- Nationality American
- Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, USA
- Birth Date Jul 23, 1989
- Age 34 Years, 2 Months
Shaina Humphries | BiographyCovered Opioid Epidemic at KCCI-TV in Des Moines, Iowa
In FOX 29, Humphries also hosts 'The Six' along with her co-anchor Jason Martinez, meteorologist Kathy Orr, and sportscaster Kristen Rodgers. 'The Six' features the top story of the day, four reporters briefing one-minute summaries of the day's biggest stories, talks about the major sports story of the day, and more.
Shaina Humphries is a journalist working for FOX 29 News as an evening co-anchor.
Who is Shaina Humphries?
Shaina Humphries is an American journalist born on 23 July 1989 in Chicago, Illinois. Humphries graduated from the University of Illinois with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism.
Humphries began her career in 2012 after graduating from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism with a master's degree.
As a reporter and evening anchor, Humphries worked for six years at KCCI-TV in Des Moines, Iowa. She oversaw the station's State of Addiction project in 2017, spending a year focusing on how Iowa was affected by the opioid epidemic besides her regular anchor duties.
During her time there, she briefed several stories about addiction, recovery, and the complicated role of opioids in modern medicine. She also hosted a 90-minute 'Emmy Awards' nominated prime time special show. It featured people affected by opioid addiction, local and federal law enforcement, medical and healthcare professionals, and emergency responders.
Humphries also received the 'Upper Midwest Emmy Award' for her work on the #MeToo movement's early impact.
After leaving KCCI-TV, she joined FOX 29 News in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as an evening co-anchor in 2019.
Humphries joined FOX 29 News as a co-anchor in February 2019. She replaced Iain Page, who left the station in January 2019.
Following her arrival in FOX 29, she shared a post on her Instagram on 28 January 2019. She wrote, "I have a lot to learn about this place, and I'm ready to hit the ground running. To my new viewer friends - I can't wait to get to know you, and I look forward to sharing your stories on this platform I'm so grateful for.'
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In FOX 29, Humphries also hosts The Six along with her co-anchor Jason Martinez, meteorologist Kathy Orr, and sportscaster Kristen Rodgers. The Six features the top story of the day, four reporters briefing one-minute summaries of the day's biggest stories, talks about the major sports story of the day, and more.
There is no information about Humphries being married or having a husband. However, according to her Instagram, she appeared to be dating someone in 2020. Still, not much is known about their relationship bio, including the person's name.
On 17 April 2020, Humphries shared a post on Instagram wishing her boyfriend a happy birthday. She wrote, "Happy birthday my love! We were supposed to be celebrating in NYC this weekend with some stand up comedy and great food."
Humphries has been on a natural hair journey for a few years, which she has shared with her audiences. While talking to Lauren Johnson from FOX 29 in 2020, she explained, "About a year ago I got sick of constantly destroying my hair with a straightener. I wanted to start embracing that texture."
She showcased her curls on the evening news in 2020, which garnered various reactions from the audience. Humphries has made it her mission since joining FOX 29 to bring the conversation about the journey of natural hair to the forefront, hoping to inspire others to embark on their journey.
Humphries also explained, "It is so difficult, there is so much to learn. From using the right products to the techniques to figuring out your own wave or curl pattern."
Many have praised Humphries's bravery, which has sparked a movement in the FOX 29 newsroom and across the city to embrace natural hair.