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!
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CARMEL – A Carmel family says an e-cigarette company misled their teenage son and fueled his nicotine addiction. Now they are taking legal action. The family says the teen got addicted to Juul e-cigarettes back in 2015 as a high school freshman. They say the nicotine in the e-cigarettes has “altered his brain physically and chemically and put him at risk for a lifetime of lifelong health problems.” The lawsuit also says the teen has become withdrawn, anxious and highly […]
MARTINSVILLE, Ind. — A local farmer wants to make grazing goats more mainstream and is doing research that she believes could help Hoosier landowners. Katlin Hossom teamed up with an arborist and IU’s outdoor center, Bradford Woods, to do the study. She’s studying her goats’ grazing skills, to see if they can be used to cut down on invasive species of plants. “They are everywhere, and they are taking over the native plants and it is a problem because the […]
UPDATED August 9, 2019: We have the RESULTS! With the help of our strong Indiana community, Crew was able to help raise $124,295 for Big Brothers Big Sisters!🙌🏼 #bigbrothersbigsisters #crew pic.twitter.com/KfTkhMgal3 — Crew Carwash (@Crew_Carwash) August 9, 2019 INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Hundreds of kids are waiting for potential matches through Big Brothers Big Sisters. In order to make matches, the organization needs money, and that’s where the annual ‘Crew Carwash For Kids’ helps out. It’s one of big brothers big […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Tuesday marks National Night Out, a chance for communities to get to know police officers and neighbors a little better. National Night Out traditionally happens on the first Tuesday of every August. Hundreds of events are planned across the state. Residents will find block parties, pool parties, meet-and-greet events, cookouts and more. This is the 23rd year for the event in Lawrence, which is intended to unite communities and build stronger ties between police and the people […]
MARION COUNTY, Ind. – It’s back to school season and students in Washington Township will be stepping foot in two brand new elementary schools. Clearwater Elementary and Willow Lake Elementary are opening Thursday. The district focused on modern technology and design to help prepare students for the future. The schools came out of a referendum voted on by the Washington Township community in November of 2016. They have a combine price tag of $45.7 million. Both were finished on time […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A bone marrow transplant is often the difference between life or death for people battling diseases like leukemia or lymphoma, but your skin color could determine how likely you are to find a match. The national bone marrow donor program called Be The Match says your chance of finding a match if you’re black or African American is 23 percent compared to 77 percent if you’re white. One Indianapolis family experienced the disparity firsthand. Erika Martin was […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Hot flashes are something a majority of women will experience in their lives, but they often aren’t openly discussed. Laura Musell is one of the 75 percent of women who experience hot flashes. “All of a sudden I am sweating and, so it just, when I have hot flashes it is hard to explain, but they start in my upper body and the heat is inside and it just travels up and it just seems to grow […]
BROWN COUNTY, Ind. – Brown County State Park is partially reopening Monday and Tuesday after being closed for a week. Visitors will be able to sight-see, fish, and picnic, but overnight facilities will remain closed. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources said the heavy rainfall over the last week caused a lack of usable water. The Ogle Lake is the park’s main source of water, and the heavy rains made it muddy. If you plan to visit the park, you’ll […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A comprehensive plan to turn the White River into a regional attraction took another step forward Monday with the unveiling of the White River Vision Plan. Area leaders from Marion and Hamilton counties were are on hand to show the images that aim to make the river a clean, natural, historic, connected, and active asset for Indianapolis and the surrounding area. “The idea of a free flowing river that you can kayak or canoe from Noblesville to […]
LAWRENCE, Ind. – Laundry can cost a family more than $500 a year and when money is tight, the cost can often get pushed aside. One program is helping take the stress off of families in Lawrence so they don’t have to wear dirty clothes. It’s called Laundry and More. Every Tuesday morning at Post Road Laundry they offer free laundry and other resources to help them get back on their feet like job placement or phone numbers to different […]