Steph studied communications in his native Canada while working as an actor and model. He moved to NYC in 1999 to complete his studies at NYU and began writing for The Village Voice and Brill’s Content Magazine. Steph ventured into TV by producing documentaries for PBS and TRU TV (formerly Court TV), before moving to Daytime Trial Coverage where he gained extensive knowledge in the criminal justice system covering live trials gavel to gavel. Following, Steph produced news for CNN’s HLN, FOX News, ABC, CBS ESPN and NBC.
Now a TV Host and reporter, Steph covers high profile crimes and celebrity news. He has appeared on “Nancy Grace,” “On the Record w Greta Van Susteren,” CBS News, FOX News, “Inside Edition,” ABC News, including “The View,” ESPN and CNN. Steph hosts his own weekly radio show “Watts Up with This,” pens a blog by the same name and is a frequent guest on several other national radio shows. Steph’s work as investigative reporter was instrumental in re-classifying the death of Bolingbrook Il. police officer Drew Peterson’s 3rd wife – Kathleen Savio – from an accident to a homicide. Peterson now awaits trial for the murder of Savio and Steph is expected to testify. Steph’s work is also profiled in “The Murder Business”, a book by Mark Fuhrman and another book just released about Joran Van Der Sloot; “Portrait of a Monster.” He has covered high profile cases such as OJ Simpson, Scott Peterson, Natalee Holloway, Anna Nicole Smith, Drew Peterson, Casey Anthony, Haleigh Cummings and former IL. Gov. Rob Blagojevich. Steph, an outspoken anti-bullying advocate, is currently writing a book about the media’s influence on the justice system. Steph is also a contributing writer for yahoo and is featured as a reporter in a new crime series “Bloodwork” airing on A&E; and is Co-host of “America’s Angel” a new reality show out this fall.