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Steffan Tubbs is a radio host on Denver, Colorado's KOA. He is the host of Colorado's Morning News and has been a longtime presence on KOA having begun his radio career at the station in 1994. His voice was a continued presence during a six-year career with ABC News; he was a national radio anchor for the service on the evening of September 11, 2001. He returned to the Denver market after reporting and anchoring for WNYW Fox5-TV, the Fox affiliate in New York City.
Tubbs has traveled twice to Iraq (2006 and 2010) and accompanied World War II veterans to Iwo Jima in March 2010, and March 2012.
He is the author of Life, Liberty & Resilience - a look at a segregated World War II veteran from rural Mississippi. The book is available at www.steffantubbs.com and at www.amazon.com and www.bn.com "Life, Liberty & Resilience" the documentary won the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival's Audience Choice Award in March, 2014. The film was also shown at the Boston Film Festival, St. Louis Film Festival, Tupelo Film Festival, Black Hills Film Festival, the Unspoken Film Festival and the Crossroads Film Festival. It can be viewed at www.steffantubbs.com
Tubbs' latest film effort is Droughtland - www.droughtland.com - it focuses on the severe southeastern Colorado drought. It had its world premiere November 8, 2014 at a sold-out Lincoln Theatre in Limon, Colorado. The trailer is available on-line and available for purchase on DVD/Blu-Ray for $20.
Tubbs is also the co-founder of Little Feet, an organization that sends soccer balls to underprivileged children throughout the world.
An avid baseball fan, in April 2007 Tubbs happened to catch Troy Tulowitzki's unassisted triple-play ball. Rockies first baseman Todd Helton threw the ball in the stands and it landed in Steffan’s glove. The ball was later given back to the rookie shortstop.
Tubbs received his undergraduate degree in Journalism at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and received his Masters with the external Master of Arts in Humanities program at California State University, Dominguez Hills in 2010.
TV viewers can see him on PBS affiliate KBDI in Denver and across Colorado.
He is a San Diego native.
- RTNDA communicator, Volume 59, Issues 7-11. RTNDA communicator, Volume 59, Issues 7-11. The Association. 2005. p. 92. Retrieved 22 March 2011.
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