Shay Simon

Shay Simon is a compassionate storyteller who connects viewers to top stories on all platforms.  

She’s currently the breaking news anchor at WREG – hailing from Orlando but blessed to now call Memphis home!

After several years as weekend anchor in Columbia, South Carolina, she’s excited to highlight all the GOOD NEWS in the Bluff City. Send all Bright Spot story ideas to her email:

​In 2021, between covering the pandemic and continuous racial injustice she also published her first book, helping college students navigate the ever-changing world of news. 

She received her broadcast journalism degree from Florida A&M University and is a proud RATTLER.

​While at FAMU, she interned at CBS This Morning in New York City. Prior to heading off to the Big Apple, Shay won an AP Award.

Connect with her everywhere at @ShaySimonTV and send all food recommendations her way!

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