Samantha Serbin

Samantha Serbin joined the WTVM News Leader 9 Team in January 2019 as a Multimedia Journalist/Reporter. She moved to Columbus after leaving the University of Florida in December 2018. Samantha graduated with high honors, a Bachelor’s degree in telecommunication – news and a minor in leadership development. After her sophomore year, she interned with FOX13 in her hometown of Tampa, Florida. Samantha began her television career in Gainesville, Florida at WUFT News. She helped to report and anchor for the 5 PM newscast. She worked as a reporter for two years, and as an anchor for her last four months. She also produced and anchored a 90-second news segment called News in 90. While reporting, Samantha covered all types of stories ranging from Hurricane Michael coverage, 2018 Election Night and vigil services for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting. During her time at UF, Samantha was involved in the Eta Xi chapter of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority as well as the leadership development program. She actively participated in philanthropic/volunteer events such as helping out at Gainesville Pet Rescue and raising money for Girls on the Run. When she’s not as work, Samantha enjoys catching up with friends and family, cooking and listening to music. She also loves taking pictures and helping out with anything to do with dogs. You can also catch her binge watching Grey’s Anatomy on rainy days. Samantha is excited to meet the community and get involved. If you have a story idea for Samantha, please email her at Be sure to follow her on Twitter @samantha_serbin and like her on Facebook.

Recent Articles by Samantha

  COURT: Columbus woman charged in the death of 7-year-old boy to transition into group home

  Georgia House Bill 481 could ban abortions after 6 weeks

  Friends and family welcome 11-year-old tornado victim home from hospital

  Ellerslie volunteer firefighters continue cleanup after tornado hits

  Animal shelters in Lee County working to save lost pets

  ONE YEAR LATER: Columbus mother remains missing after disappearing under mysterious circumstances

Smiths Station still needs volunteers and donations for tornado relief

  “An outpouring of support” - Volunteers, local leaders help in Talbotton recovery

  Ministers in Lee County discuss dealing with grief after lives lost during tornadoes

  Family remembering Lee County tornado victim David Dean

  AL Governor Kay Ivey tours tornado damage in Beauregard

  Ellerslie family recovering after property damaged by tornado

  Pine Mountain residents recall the moment tornadoes passed through their neighborhood

  Cleanup underway in Smiths Station following tornado damage

  Congregation remembers 10-year anniversary of tornado destroying church in Salem, AL

  Muscogee County School District proposes behavior support program for special needs students

  First African American student to enroll at Auburn University shares his story

  CSU students smash scales to raise awareness for eating disorders

  Friends remember woman killed in Phenix City shooting

  Friend of Tip Top Drive murder victim speaks out