Hailing from New York, Samantha has been taking in everything Texas has to offer and is looking forward to seeing Friday Night Lights in action.
Samantha Medney is excited to be a part of the CBS 7 News team. Hailing from New York, Samantha has been taking in everything Texas has to offer and is looking forward to seeing Friday Night Lights in action.
Samantha graduated from the University of Maryland in 2014 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. She’s a proud Terp and played on their World Cup Quidditch team throughout her college career. She’s a two-time Mid-Atlantic Regional Champion, and was the Director of Videography at the Quidditch Summer Games in Oxford.
Samantha loves travelling. She studied abroad in Rome and Salzburg, staying in the Sound of Music for three weeks with a group of International students for the Salzburg Global Seminar.
While in College Park, Samantha interned at Comcast SportsNet and WTOP Radio. She enjoyed interviewing international athletes such as David Beckham, Alex Ovechkin, and Thierry Henry.
Samantha dreams of being an Olympic reporter one day and has worked hard to make that a reality. She spent last summer volunteering at the Rio 2016 Olympics, assisting at the Media Center. She was proud to use her Brazilian background and Portuguese language skills to assist in her performance.
In addition to Rio 2016, Samantha attended the 2012 London Olympics, 2014 World Cup, and 2015 Women’s World Cup. One of her fondest memories is being in New York for the US Women’s National Team Ticker-Tape Parade down the Canyon of Heroes.
Samantha would love to hear from you. Please send her and email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or find her on Facebook: @SmedneyNews.