Byrhonda Lyons

Video Journalist @byrhondal

Byrhonda Lyons is a video journalist at CALmatters in Sacramento, California. She creates compelling video news stories that engage and educate viewers about policy and politics in California and is specifically interested in California’s criminal justice system. Her work has appeared on CALmatters, KVIE-PBS, and local television stations throughout California. Prior to joining CALmatters, she was a freelance video producer and worked as a digital media specialist for the Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Fish and Wildlife Service. She was also an editor for the San Quentin News, an inmate-run newspaper in California. Byrhonda is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism and the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. When she’s not working, you can catch her searching archives for trailblazing black women who have been left out of history books.