Athena Ankrah

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Assistant Producer - The Show

Athena Ankrah is an assistant producer for KJZZ's The Show.

Ankrah graduated from Arizona State University in 2023 with a bachelor’s in journalism and a second degree in Chicano media and expressive culture.

Before accepting a national student Edward R. Murrow award for Radio Feature Reporting in 2023, Ankrah began their broadcasting career in high school, where they hosted a monthly Teen Talk radio show.

Originally from Peoria, Arizona, she enjoys singing in her car and tending to their beloved houseplants. 

Title Author(s) Publication Date
SCOTUS limits 2020 ruling on tribal lands in Oklahoma Athena Ankrah June 30, 2022
Arizona senators can't agree on what happened at the state Capitol abortion protest Athena Ankrah June 29, 2022
Phoenix Fire Department announces use of drones to fight fires Athena Ankrah June 28, 2022
EU rules device chargers must use USB-C by 2026 Athena Ankrah June 28, 2022
A guide to 2022 Fourth of July events in the Valley Athena Ankrah June 23, 2022
High gas prices won't stop 48M from traveling over Fourth of July Athena Ankrah June 21, 2022
Community mural unveiled at Arizona Center parking garage Athena Ankrah June 21, 2022
SRP: 4,500 customers in Gilbert and Chandler lost power Athena Ankrah June 14, 2022
Excessive heat warning issued in Phoenix Athena Ankrah June 7, 2022
St. Mary's Food Bank seeing pandemic-era numbers in line for food Athena Ankrah June 1, 2022
March for Our Lives protests for stricter gun control at AZ Capitol Athena Ankrah June 1, 2022
Tensions high at AZ Senate during school shooting debate Athena Ankrah May 26, 2022
Q&AZ: What happened with the empty space in the Deck Park Tunnel? Athena Ankrah May 18, 2022
How 19 acres of farmland is combating food deserts Athena Ankrah May 23, 2022
Q&AZ: How did Sedona's vortex legend begin? Athena Ankrah April 18, 2022
A third of likely voters in GOP primary undecided on governor Athena Ankrah April 18, 2022
1st Arizona teacher picked for National Teachers Hall of Fame Athena Ankrah April 14, 2022
Maricopa County approves $17M for affordable housing Athena Ankrah April 11, 2022
New ASU Prep opening in historic Black neighborhood Athena Ankrah April 11, 2022
Flagstaff votes to end indoor mask requirement Athena Ankrah March 2, 2022
AZ delegation responds to Biden's 1st State of the Union Athena Ankrah March 2, 2022
'Dear 2020!' explores youth perspectives during COVID-19 pandemic Athena Ankrah Feb. 21, 2022
Judge orders trial in Phoenix police excessive force suit Athena Ankrah Feb. 14, 2022
Phoenix Open unveils 9/11 20th anniversary tent spike Athena Ankrah Feb. 9, 2022
AZ House passes bill to ban racial discrimination, limit affirmative action Athena Ankrah Feb. 7, 2022