Sam Youngman

October 7, 2013

Meet Sam Youngman, the Herald-Leader's new political reporter

My approach to covering politics is the exact opposite of how I follow Kentucky Wildcat basketball: I don't care how they do it, I want the Cats to win. With politicians, I don't care who wins, but I want to know everything I can about how they do it.

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About Sam Youngman

Sam Youngman


An Owensboro native and Western Kentucky University graduate, Sam Youngman covered national politics and presidents before coming home to work for the Herald-Leader and cover Kentucky political developments.