Samson Tamijani left News 19 in October 2022.
Samson Tamijani joined News 19 in December 2020 and is always eager to share your voice in the Tennessee Valley. He’s no stranger to SEC country, being from Houston, Texas, and a third-generation Arkansas graduate after first playing NAIA football in Iowa. He previously reported in northern Indiana and completed internships at sister station KNWA in Arkansas and at KPRC in Houston.
Throughout his broadcast journalism career Samson has interviewed writers, musicians, and politicians, including a couple presidential candidates during the 2016 and 2020 campaigns. He’s also covered sporting events, interviewing athletes and coaches from SEC and NFL football to MLS soccer and LPGA golf.
When he’s not reporting for News 19, you’ll often find Samson watching 60 Minutes or kicking a football or soccer ball around the area.