SAN JOSE – NBC Bay Area / KNTV 11, located in the heart of Silicon Valley, announced it has named Stephanie Adrouny Vice President of News. Adrouny, who joined KNTV two years ago as Assistant News Director, brings more than 23 years of experience in local broadcast to NBC Bay Area’s newsroom.
“Stephanie is a Bay Area native and a perceptive news room leader who has fostered a culture of excellence, creativity and enterprise journalism in her role as Assistant News Director of NBC Bay Area,” said Rich Cerussi, President and General Manager of NBC Bay Area. “I am certain that Stephanie will do an outstanding job in her new role.”
Prior to joining NBC Bay Area, Adrouny worked at KGO-TV, the ABC-owned station in San Francisco for 14 years in various roles with increasing responsibility. While at KGO, Adrouny worked as assistant news director for nearly a decade. In this role, she oversaw the recruitment and development of new on-air talent, and launched a multimedia journalist program. She also executed the station’s on-air breaking news and special events coverage, including news and sports specials, and election coverage. Before this, Adrouny worked at KEYT, the ABC affiliate station in Santa Barbara, California for six years. She launched her career in local broadcast television as an assignment manager and quickly ascended to become an executive producer at KEYT, before leaving the station to take a producer role with KNTV for two years.
“I am excited to be part of NBC Bay Area, a station that has given me the opportunity to work in its award-winning newsroom not once but twice in my career,” said Adrouny. “NBC Bay Area is home to an exceptional group of journalists and investigators and I am looking forward to continuing to elevate the tradition of journalistic excellence that is inherent of the KNTV newsroom.”
Adrouny, who was born and raised in the Bay Area, earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara in California.