With more than 20 years of experience in the broadcast journalism profession, News 4 Sports Director Bryan Samudio is the most experienced sportscaster in the Reno market. He has spent time covering everything, from regional sporting events to local preps, to the University of Nevada's appearances at the NCAA Tournament and bowl games, to 49ers and Raiders football, and the World Series.
Aside from his nightly sports anchoring responsibilities, Bryan hosts the highly-rated weekly show Wolf Pack All Access, a magazine-style program that highlights and features the University of Nevada and its student-athletes.
Bryan and the News 4 sports team also produce and present Countdown to Kickoff, a pair of hour-long high school football preview shows that air on KRNV's sister station My21 in the fall. On Friday nights -- depending on the season -- Bryan hosts either Friday Night Lights or Hometown Hoops, which both focus on highlights from the week's preps games.
The News 4 sports team also hosts the American Century Celebrity Golf '19th Hole', a wrap-up show that is shot overlooking the 17th hold at Edgewood Golf Course in Lake Tahoe at the conclusion of the celebrity golf tournament.
Bryan joined News 4 in 2005 after his tenure as sports director at KTNV in Las Vegas. Before his trip south, Bryan spent ten years as a sports anchor at another Reno television station.
A native of the sleepy town of El Dorado in northern California, Bryan grew up as an athlete and fan of the outdoors. He firmly credits his hard work ethic on and off the field to his parents who still reside in the El Dorado foothills.
After high school, Bryan attended and graduated from the University of Nevada's award-winning Reynolds School of Journalism.
Along with his 'Sportscaster of the Year' awards, Bryan was a major part of the effort that was named PRCA National Broadcaster of the Year in 2004.
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