Linda Simmons

Multimedia journalist
Springfield, MO

Linda grew up on a farm in Kansas and earned her Bachelor's Degree in mass media from Washburn University. She began her journalism career at WIBW-TV in Topeka, Kansas, producing newscasts, reporting, and anchoring morning and midday newscasts.

Linda came to KY3 in 2007 and has reported on a wide variety of issues across the Ozarks, including crime, the economy, agriculture, natural disasters like the Joplin tornado, and the coronavirus pandemic. Linda currently reports for KY3's 11 AM, noon and 4 PM newscasts.

Linda has earned a Regional Emmy Award during her time at KY3 and enjoys the rewarding work of informing the people of the Ozarks about important issues in their daily lives. She loves the natural beauty of the Ozarks and enjoys spending time outdoors and with her family.

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