Sam joins us from West Virginia.
Sam Wright joined News 13 in August 2016 as a reporter.
Sam was born in Pineville, North Carolina and lived in Rock Hill, South Carolina before being raised in Roanoke, Virginia. Graduated Concord University in Athens, West Virginia with a BA in Communications Arts while playing football.
He interned at NBC affiliate WVVA in Bluefield, West Virginia before moving to Wyoming.
Sam is familiar with the small city feel and likes the ability to go in to town or into the country.
“It’s not so much what I have seen but what I haven’t seen,” said Dave Freeman, 74, a volunteer and retired school superintendent. “There’s not much that’s recognizable.”
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