Shiina LoSciuto is originally from Eagle River, Alaska, and a proud alumna of the University of Hawaii. After dreaming for many years of moving to New England, she is proud to call the Ocean State home.
Shiina’s passion for storytelling started at a young age and inspired her to graduate from college one year early to pursue her career in journalism.
She traded in her swimsuits for some snow boots when she accepted her first on-air position in Fargo, North Dakota. While in the Midwest, she covered stories ranging from local politics to the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline. Within five months of arriving in Fargo, Shiina covered a farmer and his legal battle with a large oil company. For this story, she won her first Associated Press Award.
Now, Shiina is happy to be in Providence, just a short drive away from her dad’s hometown in Massachusetts. She is excited to finally live and work in a place that no longer requires her to explain herself when she arrives fully dressed in Patriots or Red Sox gear.
Her favorite part of this job is interacting with people in the community. She looks forward to hearing your story ideas, whether it’s digging deeper into an issue or recognizing someone who deserves it.