Samantha Byrd joined KYMA in February 2021 as a multimedia journalist. She was born and raised in Yuma, Arizona. 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.
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.
You can e-mail Samantha at: firstname.lastname@example.org