Steve Campion
Steve Campion joined the ABC13 Eyewitness News team in April 2014 as a multi-media journalist. He prides himself on covering all aspects of a story from shooting, to writing, and editing the pieces. Steve left his home state of Florida for a new and bigger challenge here in Houston, one he's happy to embark on at KTRK-TV.

Steve grew up in South Florida in the coastal community of Deerfield Beach and attended high school in Fort Lauderdale. He left the Miami area to attend college at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He was fortunate to study abroad twice, in Belgium and in Italy. During his junior summer, Steve returned home and interned with WTVJ/NBC6 as an associate producer. There, he sharpened his writing skills and got a taste for big market news.

Just a year later, Steve graduated Magna Cum Laude from UF with two degrees in Telecommunication-News and Political Science. He landed his first on-air job shortly after at WCJB-TV20 News in Gainesville. Steve quickly learned how stories can unfold in unexpected ways. His storytelling took him across North Central Florida. One of the more interesting experiences included covering Pastor Terry Jones, who stirred controversy and international condemnation for burning the Koran.

Steve then accepted a position with Waterman Broadcasting in Southwest Florida. His storytelling with NBC2/ABC7 stretched across the Sunshine State. He covered the area's largest city Cape Coral, threatening tropical storms, and led coverage on Congressman Trey Radel's resignation following his cocaine bust. In the fall of 2013, Steve traveled to the D.C. courtroom where the politician admitted to buying the drug on city streets. In March of 2014, Steve was honored as an Associated Press finalist for his stories involving dirty water being dumped into the Gulf of Mexico, compliments of controversial water management practices.

Outside the newsroom, Steve loves to explore the outdoors and travel. He's excited to check out the Lone Star State.

Steve's Stories
Houston mom and 11 kids lose home to fire just before Christmas
The mom and her children that ranged from 2 to 18 years old were able to get out as flames and smoke billowed from the home.
Houston employee describes finding Alexis Sharkey's body
"I think somebody actually laid her there. They didn't just throw her out," he explained. "I hope they find out who did it and bring justice."
Plan for pharmacies and clinics to help distribute COVID-19 vaccine
A Houston-area clinic expects 800 doses of the vaccine next week, they plan to offer vaccinations starting after the new year.
School leaders warn of financial ruin over funding tied to attendance
Houston area educators stated their case to Gov. Abbott to prevent the loss of millions in funding.
Houston-area doctors share their COVID-19 vaccine experiences
Two Houston-area frontline doctors both say their vaccine experience has been pretty good, with little to no pain.
Family of teen who took test in hazmat suit said district isn't taking COVID-19 seriously
To keep his family safe from COVID-19, a Houston student took his final exam in a hazmat suit after the school wouldn't waive his requirement.
Death of Instagram influencer Alexis Sharkey: Where does the investigation stand?
More than two weeks after a Houston Instagram influencer was found dead, there are still questions that aren't answered.
Ft. Bend Co. Judge wants teachers moved up in vaccine order
Some teachers in southeast Texas want priority to get the COVID-19 vaccine after health care workers and vulnerable populations.
Houston hospitals ready for thousands of vaccine doses for workers
Healthcare workers are the first up to get the vaccine, and all of Houston's top hospital systems say they're ready to roll out their plans.
Mom of murdered Ft. Hood soldier still angry despite findings
Pvt. Gregory Morales was one of the dozens of soldiers based at Fort Hood who died under a questionable culture.