Stephen is WALB's Thomasville Bureau Chief. He joined the News 10 team in 2011. He came to south Georgia from the sunny south Florida town of Pembroke Pines.
Before WALB, Stephen was an anchor, reporter, producer at WUFT (PBS) in Gainesville, FL. He graduated from the University of Florida with a B. S. in Telecommunication. He also interned with the sports department at WTVJ NBC Miami.
While in the field, he has covered numerous breaking news stories. He went live for The Weather Channel in April 2011 after a fire destroyed an entire city block in Donalsonville, GA.
When he is not working, Stephen loves to swim, play tennis, and spend time with friends and family.
If you have any news tips in Thomasville or the surrounding areas, send Stephen an email at Stephen.Abel@walb.com.