Steven, a 2006 Avon High School graduate, currently lives in Indianapolis, but has plans to move closer to the area as soon as possible. He played football for four years while with the Orioles in addition to taking part in track.
He graduated from Indiana State University in 2011 with a degree in communications, specializing in journalism. He also earned a minor in creative writing.
While at ISU, Steven worked as a reporter for the Indiana Statesman.
"I'm really excited to be working here, this being my first opportunity," Steven said. "I'm excited to get going and start writing."
Steven will cover the City of Brazil for The Times.