Stephanie Frazier

Stephanie Frazier

KLTV 7 Features Reporter/Digital Content Producer

Stephanie Hill-Frazier, known to viewers as “Mama Steph,” joined the KLTV team in 2011. She shares recipes she develops especially for viewers during Tuesday mornings on East Texas News Midday in her segment, “Mama Steph on East Texas Kitchen.” She also writes feature stories, as well as news, as part of the KLTV digital team.

Stephanie was raised in Northwest Florida in a small beach community. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in English education at The University of West Florida in Pensacola.

After teaching middle school English in Pensacola for several years, Mama Steph stayed home to raise three sons. The family moved to East Texas in 1998, where she began food writing on her blog, That blog caught the eye of producers at KLTV, and that began her relationship with the KLTV news family.

Along with cooking, Stephanie enjoys photography and rescuing English Mastiffs.

Recent Articles by Stephanie

  Rep. Cole Hefner authors bill giving school security personnel liability protection

Jacksonville ISD board accepts resignation of Supt. Chad Kelly; appoints Brad Stewart as interim

  WATCH: Sparks fly during police chase on I-20 from Kaufman County to Marshall

Texas Parks & Wildlife counting 1000s of bats dead under bridges following winter storm

Gov. Abbott addresses state regarding power, water loss during storm

  Community thankful for Bullard propane business opening during snowstorm

  East Texas Rep. Hefner proposes bill allowing guns in hotel rooms

Rep. Matt Schaefer introduces bill to override governor’s mask mandate order, requires statute

  Neches ISD school board extends contract of principal arrested for allegedly hindering investigation into sexual assault of child

  Truckers passing through taking refuge at East Texas truck stops

Nacogdoches water, power restoration updates show progress being made

  WATCH: ‘Food safety queen’ shares tips for East Texans who lost power

City of Livingston issues boil water notice

  Creamy Tex-Mex Chicken Soup by Mama Steph

  Dinner in 10: Tex-Mex vegetable soup by Mama Steph

  Mama Steph’s spicy blackeyed pea - sausage soup with greens

  Lufkin police, fire departments continuously responding to weather-related issues

Deputies searching for suspect who allegedly fled scene of Polk County shooting

Gov. Abbott says massive outages due to private power companies ‘falling short’

  WATCH: Birds chowing down to stay warm in Jennifer Kielman’s yard

Week 10 COVID-19 vaccine allocation sites in East Texas

Nacogdoches police arrest teenager wanted on 1st-degree murder charge in December shooting

Shelters open in Lufkin, blanket distribution underway

East Texas school closings, delays for Feb. 11

  Last call for Wood County K9 Juma to be held Thursday morning

Alto Public Water System issues boil water notice for some customers

‘Aunt Jemima’ brand undergoes name change to phase out racial stereotype

Week 9 COVID-19 vaccine allocation sites in East Texas

Henderson man accused of fleeing deputy, causing wreck, indicted in woman’s death

  Game warden recounts search for man who drowned in Attoyac River