Saundra Weathers is a general assignment reporter for Bay News 9.
Saundra is an Emmy nominated journalist. Her reporting in the Bay area has drawn the attention of lawmakers on both the state and national level and in one instance helped lead to statewide legislation.
A Florida native and graduate of Florida A&M University, Saundra has a degree in Broadcast Journalism and often gives back to FAMU by mentoring students and assisting with journalism seminars.
She's worked for several local news stations across the state, starting in the home of her alma mater, the state capitol, Tallahassee.
Her next stop was Ft. Myers. While there she covered a number of high-profile, impactful stories, including one about a group from a small community who traveled to the governor's office in order to fight to keep the community's main employer in town.
Saundra now calls the Bay area home and has had a chance to cover some of the area’s biggest news stories. She’s also earned a number of awards for her reporting, including Associated Press awards.
Saundra is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.
When she’s not at work Saundra is most likely at the beach, enjoying the Florida sunshine.
You can catch Saundra’s reports weeknights on Spectrum Bay News 9.