Sophia Danner-Okotie Joined 13WMAZ in April 2014 as a Multimedia Journalist.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from The University of Georgia, where she focused on Digital and Broadcast News. She also received a minor in Theatre.
While attending UGA she was active in the news program on campus. She started volunteering in her sophomore year and eventually entered the program her senior year. There she was able to report, produce and anchor for Newsource15, a news program serving Northeast Georgia.
Sophia interned at TV station KXAN in Austin, Texas in summer 2013. There she discovered she had a passion for investigative reporting. During the previous summer she was an intern for The Jeremy Kyle Show in New York City.
A native of Nigeria, Sophia enjoys cooking her native foods and dancing to her native music. Although she's older now, she still loves playing dress-up with her best friend. You can catch her at boutiques shopping for the latest trends.