Samantha Serbin

Samantha Serbin


Columbus, GA

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

  State of Education luncheon happens in Muscogee County

  Columbus voters will vote on two sales taxes in 2020

  Fort Benning to become home to a new U.S. ICE training facility

  Community Warriors help elderly Columbus widow with yard repair

  Commanding general addresses students at St. Anne-Pacelli on 9/11

  Claflin School project in Columbus nearing completion

  Columbus health official urge safety during heat advisory

Smiths Station seniors remind others ‘you matter’ with uplifting signs

  ‘The Tailgate Guys’ set up hundreds of tents ahead of AU home opener

  CPD no longer writing private property accident reports due to officer shortage

  Columbus Civic Center houses nearly 300 hurricane evacuees

  Talbotton residents still rebuilding 6 months after tornado

UPDATE: Savannah State University student faces issues evacuating as Hurricane Dorian moves up the east coast

  Heading out for Labor Day? Here’s some travel safety tips.

  Second suspect pleads not guilty to murder on Wallace Drive in Columbus

  Muscogee Co. Republicans, Democrats react to U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson stepping down

  One triplet charged with his brother’s death on King St. in Columbus; neighbor reacts

  Shooting on Mellon St. in Columbus leaves 2 men from Albany dead; police investigate

  Harris County residents worry rezoning land will impact school system

  Defendants to pay $280M+ in wrongful death lawsuit of East Ala. vehicle accident

  Planning commission denies Grey Rock Rd. rezoning proposal in Harris County

  Wrongful death trial begins in Columbus 3 years after an East Ala. vehicle accident

  Launch in Columbus closes Tuesday to honor Central High student killed in bus crash

  Second suspect arrested in 2017 murder, more arrests expected

UPDATED: Ban on R22 refrigerant could make air conditioning repairs costly

  2 victims meet after being hit by car in Publix parking lot in Columbus

  New call center expects to bring 600 jobs to Columbus

Organization dedicates new home for family impacted by tornadoes on Lee Road 39

  U.S. congressman requesting emergency vouchers for the Ralston Towers in Columbus

  U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development officially puts The Ralston on notice