Samantha Myers graduated from the University of Missouri with a degree in broadcast journalism. While attending the university, she worked as a reporter, producer and anchor at KOMU-TV8 in Columbia, Missouri. Her digital work on a bank robbery timeline contributed to an Edward R. Murrow in 2017 for Best Website in the Small Market Television category.

Her first job out of college was with KCRG-TV9 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. There she reported for the 10 p.m. newscasts. She also fill-in anchored when needed.

She now works as a weekend morning reporter at FOX59 and CBS4 in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is excited to continue telling stories that matter to her community. She grew up in Detroit, and spent some time in Indy for basketball tournaments in high school. She always loved the city and is ready to call it her new home!

If you have any story ideas, don’t hesitate to pass them along!

Recent Articles
  • Grocery stores prepare for last-minute shoppers

    CARMEL, Ind. – Ninety percent of American plan to to cook a big meal for Thanksgiving this year, but not all prepare early. You can expect to see some long lines at the grocery store over the next few days as people flock to grab last minute items. Experts say morning is the best time to shop for groceries because the store is less crowded. They say definitely try and avoid the end of the work day rush. “If you […]

  • Horseshoe Helpings event provides Thanksgiving meals to Hoosiers

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Thanksgiving is this week and now 2,000 Hoosier families will get to have a Thanksgiving dinner of their own. Volunteers handed out the meals Monday morning at Lucas Oil stadium for the eighth annual “Horseshoe Helpings” event. “It’s just an important thing for the community to help giving back and then you know providing people with a Thanksgiving meal it may seem like a small thing but it really makes a difference,” volunteer Adrianne Council said. The […]

  • Group now accepting applications for new day care in Lawrence hoping to fill ‘child care desert’ gaps

    LAWRENCE, Ind. – Childcare can be expensive for families, but for many it can also be hard to come by. Fifty-five percent of Hoosiers live in what is called a “child care desert.” A new day care facility in Lawrence is looking to fill the gaps and bring affordable child care to working families. A majority of parents in that area are in the workforce. The Center for American Progress says 74 percent of parents work and the average household […]

  • Dentist office works to give veterans a smile

    FISHERS, Ind. – Dental care can often be something pushed to the side. With Veteran’s Day coming up, one dentist office in Fishers is helping local veterans get the care they need. Village Dental at Saxony had a goal of helping 100 veterans between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday.  Over the past three years, the office has provided more $100,000 in free dental care to veterans and active duty service members. “Dentistry plays an important role in just the […]

  • Rochester woman accused of killed 3 children at bus stop goes on trial

    FULTON COUNTY, Ind.– It’s been one year since three children were hit and killed at their bus stop in Rochester. The trial began Tuesday for the woman who was behind the wheel. Alyssa Shepherd, 24, faces three felony counts of reckless homicide and a misdemeanor charge of passing a school bus causing injury. She could spend more than 20 years in prison if convicted. Alivia Stahl, 9, and her 6-year-old twin brothers Xzavier and Mason Ingle were hit and killed […]

  • Crews begin removing Nickel Plate Railroad tracks in Noblesville

    NOBLESVILLE, In. – The city of Noblesville is removing the Nickel Plate Railroad tracks from Eighth Street. The city says the track is deteriorating and is removing the bases and rails along Eighth Street from Division Street to the south side of Connor Street. The city planned this portion of the project around Noblesville Schools fall break to alleviate some traffic. One lane will stay open to traffic while work is being completed but it could still cause some backups. […]

  • Construction projects this weekend include complete closure of I-65 northbound from I-465 to the North Split

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – If you’re driving through Indianapolis this weekend, watch for construction zones. There will be at least five work zones around Marion County this weekend. INDOT says the freeze-thaw cycles from the past few winters took a toll on the interstates. Crews will work on repaving the roads, rehabbing bridges and filling potholes. INDOT also wants to remind people to slow down in construction zones and watch out for construction workers. Indiana State Police and Indianapolis Metropolitan police […]

  • Micromobilty conference comes to Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Hundreds of people are downtown in Indianapolis to check out the Pacers Bikeshare and Cultural Trail. It’s for the ‘How We Move – Micromobility, Macro Impact’ conference at the Hyatt Regency hosted by the North American Bikeshare Association. The conference is three days of panels and workshops. They say Indianapolis is a good example how a city can be developed putting pedestrians and bicyclists at the forefront. “There will be about 300 people from all over the […]

  • ‘Lung Force Expo’ focuses discussion on vaping risks

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Vaping among teenagers was a main focus of the American Lung Association’s ‘Lung Force’ Expo Friday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report 380 possible cases of lung illness in the U.S. linked to vaping. The American Lung Association says it is particularly concerned with teen vaping because E-cigarettes could put their developing bodies and lungs at risk. Pat McKone, the senior director of the American Lung Association, says she’s been with the organization 40 years […]

  • IMPD officer killed in the line of duty honored in Westfield Community Day

    WESTFIELD, Ind. — A community day Tuesday will honor an IMPD officer killed in the line of duty. Jake Laird was killed 15 years ago. His death sparked the passage of Indiana’s Red Flag Law, which allows officers to temporarily take guns away from someone if they find probable cause that the person may hurt themselves or others. Laird’s parents started Community Day 10 years ago. He was an IMPD officer who was shot and killed in the line of duty […]

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