Emmy-award winning journalist, Stacey Butler, joined the CBS2 News team in June of 2004.
You can catch her every weeknight on CBS 2’s five o’clock newscast where her unique stories take her from Santa Barbara to Guadalajara.
She began her television career in Redding, California, at the ABC affiliate, KRCR after graduating from Loyola Marymount University.
She moved on to Salt Lake City, Utah, and worked at the NBC affiliate, KSL as a general assignment reporter for five years.
There, she won a regional Edward R. Murrow award for her coverage of an Olympic hopeful’s battle with a rare cancer.
In 2010 she won an Emmy for her stories from Fort Irwin. She spent several days in the simulated Iraqi town of Medina Wasl where soldiers learn how to fight in Iraq. She has also received the Golden Mike Award for best feature reporting on mid life women uprooting their lives and moving to Mexico.
Stacey spent a year documenting the secretive polygamous sect in Colorado City, Arizona; a town run by former FBI fugitive, Warren Jeffs.
She just completed her first independent documentary, titled: “BANISHED. The Lost Boys Of Polygamy.”
Back home in California, the Bay Area native is thrilled to live and work in the Los Angeles area where there’s never a shortage of stories to tell.
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