Stephanie Taylor

Stephanie Taylor

Join Stephanie Taylor on 97.3 The Eagle in the evenings. She stays on trend with “Stephanie’s Scoop” every hour in your Trend on the 20.

Stephanie started in radio in her hometown of Fredericksburg, Virginia before coming to The Eagle in 2006.  Prior to that, she interned for Sony Music in Nashville and graduated from Middle Tennessee State University.

Stephanie is passionate about animal rescue and works closely with our local shelters to feature her Adoptable Pet of the Week every Furry Friday. 

Stephanie lives in Virginia Beach with her husband Brian and their three rescue cats, Hobbes, Ron Meowsly and Neville Whitebottom. Stephanie named the cats and Brian is a patient guy who went along with it.

They enjoy completing DIY projects together on their fixer-upper home (Brian and Stephanie that is, the cats are lazy and do not help.) 

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Luke Combs Wants to Give Hope to Self-Conscious Kids: “Things Are Going To Be Alright”

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Shania Twain to Release New Song, “Waking Up Dreaming” on Friday: “Can’t Wait For This Next Chapter”

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