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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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 […]
GREENFIELD, Ind. – Dozens of bicycles are on display in Greenfield this month for the annual “Bikes in Bloom” event. More than 25 bikes are set up around the downtown area showcasing different organizations and their causes. It’s a unique way for them to get their message out, but it is also meant to showcase how bike-friendly Greenfield is. The mayor says he hopes it inspires more people to visit and see what the city is all about. “We have […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A new initiative is launching in Indiana to cut down on the growing number of hepatitis C cases. HepConnect is multi-million dollar campaign across multiple states. Hepatitis C is an illness spread through blood and experts believe there’s a link between the rising number of cases and the rising number of opioid users. There are an estimated 50,000 people living in Indiana with hepatitis C. The CDC says roughly half don’t know they have it. HepConnect will […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The city is rolling out new regulation proposals that would put caps on the number of companies and number of scooters each company can have. Bird, Lime and the Pacers Bike Share are in the city right now and Spin and Lyft are on the way. The city wants to cap the number of companies allowed to operate at six. It would only leave room for one more company. The proposal would also limit the number of […]
GREENFIELD, Ind. – The State Fire Marshal is investigating two fires that destroyed two barns on an Indianapolis farm in the same week. The first fire killed an Indianapolis man. They will be looking at how the fires started and if the two are connected. William Parker Jr. was killed last Monday morning. Fire crews found Parker’s body partially under a vehicle around 7 a.m. Parker’s girlfriend told police that he had been living with her at a rental house […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — It was a wet and soggy Saturday for the 500 Festival Mini-Marathon. The race began in front of the JW Mariott downtown, and more than 35,000 people participated in the event. “I think it really is the perfect combination of Hoosier hospitality. There’s 500 entertainers all around the route, it’s the lap around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, it’s just the month of May in Indianapolis, people love it, there’s an electricity in the air,” event organizer Sabrina […]
CARMEL, Ind. — In celebration of Earth Day many people around central Indiana will plant trees and recycle, but some say one day a year isn’t enough. One study found 32 percent of the 78 million tons of plastic packaging produced annually is left to flow in the world’s oceans. By 2050, it could mean there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean. This entire week, students at College Wood Elementary in Carmel will eat food grown in […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department will now be able to purchase a new K-9 after a fundraising event raised more than $10,000 Saturday. The cold weather and rain didn’t keep runners away from the Hero Dog Jog 5K at Decatur Township School for Excellence. Kaylee Pearson started the event in 2016 when she was a senior at Decatur Central. She decided to bring the event back this year after the success in 2016. Her dad is an […]
GREENWOOD, Ind.– A hardcore fitness routine isn’t always the norm for people 60 or older. One couple from Greenwood says CrossFit is improving their lives. Lucy and Ralph Hill are ranked in the top 200 in the world in CrossFit competition in the 60 and older age group. “Just a couple of years ago I was at home on oxygen,” Lucy Hill said. Both have problems with their lungs. Lucy suffers from a severe form of asthma and Ralph has […]