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. 


Earlier this week Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced an additional $1 million for a statewide program aimed to help restaurants expand outdoor dining to help limit the spread of COVID-19. 

The funding will be allocated to pending applications submitted to the Safest Outside Restaurant Assistance Program, which launched in Dec. to support Arizona restaurants. 

Visit Yuma's annual Rio De Cerveza Brew Fest set for March 27 has been canceled. 


The event was canceled due to the on-going coronavirus pandemic. While Executive Director Linda Morgan is grateful for the ongoing support from the community she looks forward to having these great events in the future.

Due to a high volume of traffic, the Yuma Union High School District's student nutrition department has updated the times for its remote meal service route in Somerton. 

Yuma Regional Medical Center

Yuma County residents in the Phase 1B category can make appointments with Yuma Regional Medical Center for a COVID-19 Vaccine. 

La Paz County Public Health Department

The La Paz County Public Health Department has two opportunities for COVID-19 vaccines for those 75 years or older or in the Phase 1B category.