Byron Newsome is the newest member of the Torrance CitiCABLE family, taking over as host, writer, and producer of The SportsDesk.
Byron graduated with a speech communications and theater degree from Tennessee State University. He spent more than three years as a sports reporter, host and anchor at WRBL-TV in Columbus, Ga., and WOWL-TV in Florence, Ala.
In addition to his broadcasting work, Byron has spent time as an actor, writer and children's book author. You have seen him on TV shows such as "Days of our Lives," "Criminal Minds," and "Castle." He's been in numerous TV and voice-over commercials, and he most recently played the voice of Tinker Tom on the smash hit video game "Fallout 4."
Byron was born and raised in Muscle Shoals, Ala., but now calls Southern California home. When he's not covering the local South Bay sports scene, you will find him spending quality time with family, working out or looking for new ways to express his creativity.