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Samantha Byrd – Anchor / MMJ


Samantha Byrd joined KYMA in February 2022 as a multimedia journalist. She was born and raised in Yuma, Arizona. As of July 2023, Samantha is also an anchor for Fox 9.

She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University in December 2021 with a Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism and a Minor in Fashion.

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She has a passion for covering agriculture, immigration and border issues. She enjoys discovering stories, shedding light on important issues and showcasing them in a creative way. In her free time she likes to go to the beach, go shopping, and do yoga.

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Samantha Byrd

Samantha Byrd joined the KYMA team in February 2022 and is a reporter and anchor for Fox 9.

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