Monica Samayoa
Monica Samayoa

Monica Samayoa

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Monica Samayoa is an award-winning journalist with OPB's Science & Environment unit.

Before OPB, Monica was an on-call general assignment reporter at KQED in San Francisco. She also helped produce The California Report and KQED Newsroom. In 2017 she studied abroad in Sydney, Australia, where she attended University of Technology Sydney to finish her degree. There, she was able to get her first taste in radio while producing and hosting for 2SER, Sydney Educational Radio.

Monica holds a bachelor's degree in Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts from San Francisco State University.

In her free time, Monica likes to spend time with her family and friends and travel the world. So far she has traveled to 17 countries.

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