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, Ind. – Pets, vets and Corvettes! You could see it all at the 8th annual Corvette Show in Carmel benefiting the Pets Healing Vets program. Hundreds of Corvettes lined the parking lot of the American Legion Post Saturday in Carmel. There was at least one Corvette from every generation and a wide array of colors and custom paint jobs. The event benefited Pets Healing Vets, a program that connects veterans with pets through the Hamilton County Humane Society. Kyle […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Colts training camp continued Saturday, but before the players hit the field for practice, more than 200 people got a workout in of their own. The Sunrise Shred was hosted by Shred 415. The trainers walked people through a series of different exercises by combining dynamic running technique drills with high-intensity intervals. “We’ve established a great relationship with the Colts, and we work a lot with the Colts cheerleaders, and so both of us are very community […]
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. — The world’s best tree climbers made their way to Indy this weekend to compete in the TreeStuff’s Jambo 6 tree climbing competition. The competitors do four different challenges designed to test their skills with climbing trees and rigging. People come to Holliday Park from all over to watch and participate in the three-day event that wrapped up Sunday afternoon. The top female competitor from Canada says she has a mission to get more women involved in the […]
JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. — Volunteers spent their day Saturday gleaning hundreds of pounds of cucumbers to help feed hungry Hoosiers. The Society of St. Andrew teamed up for the event with Eileen Williams, a farmer and chairperson for “Partnership for a Healthier Johnson County.” Williams opened up her family’s farm and says the cucumbers would have otherwise gone to waste. They harvested more than 1,100 pounds of cucumbers Saturday. “Last year, there were so many left on the field they […]
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 […]