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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ZIONSVILLE, Ind. – Drowning is one of the leading causes of death for children with autism and experts say education is the best way to prevent them. Education can sometimes be difficult for children with special needs and that’s why the Zionsville Aquatic Center is now offering adaptive swimming classes. Kristen Vance says traditional classes weren’t working. “In a traditional swim program the instructors have to sit on the side of the pool while they take out one kid at […]
HAMILTON COUNTY, Ind. – On Small Business Saturday people are encouraged to shop local and support local businesses. Artisans without store fronts of their own teamed-up in Hamilton County for the Hoosier Artisan Boutique. The event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds gives people an opportunity to find unique local art all in one place. There are more than 100 different vendors. Mel McMahon, the co-found of Indiana Originals, says people spent around $50,000 at […]
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 […]
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 […]
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. – One of Noblesville’s holiday traditions is now open for the season. The Federal Hill Commons Ice Plaza officially opened Saturday morning. It’s the third year and the parks department says they’ve made things even bigger and better. They added a pretzel food truck, Celtic Pretzels, and a Zamboni. They say the Zamboni will make their jobs a lot easier this year. “This rink was just big enough where we couldn’t really maintain it by hand as well […]
LAWRENCE, Ind. – Childcare can be expensive for families, and for many, it can also be hard to find. 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 income […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – It’s beginning to look a lot more like Christmas on Monument Circle. Two hundred IBEW volunteers spent Saturday morning putting up lights and decorations. It’s been an IBEW tradition for 57 years. Volunteers say it is special to them. “I love the lighting the day after Thanksgiving the 29th this year,” IBW Business Manager Steve Menser said, “Just to watch all the families that come down it is a holiday tradition for central Indiana and just to […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A record number of runners at the Monumental Marathon dealt with near-record low temperatures Saturday. For the first time in Monumental Marathon event history, all races are sold out. That included the full marathon, half marathon, and 5K. The three races had a record number of 19,000 participants in total. People came from all 50 states and 22 different countries. “It’s such a great event people keep coming back year after year and bring their friends. It […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – It’s a moment a single mother and her worked for months to achieve. They finally stepped foot in their new Habitat for Humanity home Friday after a dedication ceremony. The FOX59 team and dozens of volunteers started building the home back in July at the annual panel build. JaTio Skinner and her son moved to Indiana from California in search of a better life. They dreamed of being homeowners and worked hard for months to achieve their […]
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 […]