Brandon Mejia

Digital Content Editor

This Arizona native was born in Tucson and graduated from the University of Arizona in May of 2017 with a degree in broadcast journalism.

During his time at the university, Brandon received the 2017 Excellence in Broadcast Journalism award from the UA School of Journalism.

Soon after graduation, he got his start at the local NPR/PBS affiliate in Tucson, where he was introduced to live radio and TV news covering education throughout Southern Arizona.

He is also the Evening News Anchor/Producer for KYMA in Yuma - El Centro. 

The City of Yuma is hosting a drive-in movie night over Memorial Day weekend for residents to enjoy time out while at a safe distance. 

Ticket sales have sold out for the Friday May 22, Saturday May 23, Sunday May 24, and Monday May 25 showings. 

For those who are going to the weekend event at Desert Sun Stadium, the City of Yuma has updated the times for the evening night showings. 

Gates will open at 7:30 p.m. with the requested arrival time being 8:10.

U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) addressed 2020 graduates of all ages in a letter amid the coronavirus pandemic that has left many in-person graduations cancelled and online virtual graduations the only ceremony for graduates. 

Arizona Western College

For more than half of the students at Arizona Western College, walking across the stage at college graduation would have been a first for them and their families. 

 

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, graduation this year is unlike any other but it will be special and a wonderful way to celebrate the accomplishment of students, Arizona Western College President Dr. Daniel Corr said before the college's virtual graduation Friday night. 

 

Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced the statewide stay-at-home order will expire Friday with gyms and pools re-opening this week under strict guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control.

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