Stephen Hicks
Stephen Hicks is the Sports Director for ABC30 Action News. Stephen joined the Action News Sports team in April 2018 and is thrilled to continue to call the Central Valley home.

Before moving to Fresno, Stephen was the Sports Director at KERO-TV in Bakersfield. During his three years in Kern County, he reported on big local athletes like Derek Carr, Kevin Harvick and Tyrone Wallace while also getting the chance to cover CSU Bakersfield's run to the program's first NCAA Tournament and NIT Final Four appearances taking him everywhere from Oklahoma City to Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Stephen graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University where he spent time reporting on Arizona issues from Washington, D.C. Before pursuing journalism, he played two years of college golf at Glendale Community College.

For almost a year after college, Stephen was a general assignment news reporter at KERO-TV.

When he isn't working, Stephen likes to spend his free time playing guitar, golfing, hiking, cooking and traveling to hidden gems in California.

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Stephen's Stories
Good Sports: Haley Espinoza
Last year, when the girls soccer team at El Capitan High School won the Central California Conference, the team etched a spot in the record books by becoming the first girls team in school history to win a league title.
Mendota's Danny Trejo drafted in first round of MLS Super Draft
Danny Trejo is staying in California. The Mendota grad was picked 14th overall by the Los Angeles Football Club in the first round of the Major League Soccer Super Draft.
QB&A with Trent Dilfer: Josh Allen carrying the Bills, can he lead Buffalo to the Super Bowl?
Each week, Fresno State legend and Super Bowl champion Trent Dilfer joins Sports Director Stephen Hicks to talk hot topics in the NFL, Fresno State football, and anything else in the football world.
Bulldog Breakdown: Mykal Walker looks back on rookie NFL season
The former Bulldog allowed just 74 passing yards into his coverage and had a grade of 90.7.
QB&A with Trent Dilfer: Previewing Josh Allen v. Lamar Jackson and other playoff matchups
Each week, Fresno State legend and Super Bowl champion Trent Dilfer joins Sports Director Stephen Hicks to talk hot topics in the NFL, Fresno State football, and anything else in the football world.
QB&A with Trent Dilfer: Josh Allen has had 'one of the greatest jumps of quarterback play' in a single year
Each week, Fresno State legend and Super Bowl champion Trent Dilfer joins Sports Director Stephen Hicks to talk hot topics in the NFL, Fresno State football, and anything else in the football world.
George Whitmore, pioneering mountain climber from Fresno, dies at 89
George Whitmore was part of the group of climbers who were the first to ever scale Yosemite National Park's iconic El Capitan rock wall in 1958.
Bulldog Breakdown: Catching up with former Diamond Dog Matt Garza
The former Diamond Dog was also named MVP of the 2008 American League Championship Series before his Rays played in the World Series.
Fresno State adds 14 new players on national signing day
Wednesday, the Fresno State football team received 14 National Letters of Intent at the start of the early signing period
QB&A with Trent Dilfer: Why Josh Allen's body language is a big deal & what Fresno St needs to change to contend
Each week, Fresno State legend and Super Bowl champion Trent Dilfer joins Sports Director Stephen Hicks to talk hot topics in the NFL, Fresno State football, and anything else in the football world.