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. 

Arizona Western College officials announced today that a presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Yuma County has been identified as an AWC student during the Spring 2020 semester. 


Office of U.S. Senator Martha McSally

While lawmakers on Capitol Hill have yet to pass a relief and support package in response to the Coronavirus, U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) is proposing legislation that would halt pay for lawmakers until a bill is passed. 

“If Americans aren’t getting paid, then neither should the Senators failing to support the workers and families who need help making ends meet,” U.S. Senator Martha McSally Said. 

This comes as the Senate considers a "Phase 3" Coronavirus Aid Bill today. 


The Yuma County Fair announced Wednesday it is canceled as the county continues its efforts to limit the spread of any potential cases of coronavirus. 

The fair plans to issue refunds for anyone who purchased pre-sale ride ticket books or keep them for the 2021 year where they can be redeemed. 

The date for when tickets can be refunded has yet to be determined