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

Family of teen murdered on 32nd Ave. in Columbus responds to his death

  Columbus officials release which services from Columbus Health Department will move to new location

  Three Years Later: New details in unsolved murder of Destiny Nelson in Columbus

  Man hit, killed by train at 35th St. and River Rd. in Columbus

  4 men sentenced for role in 2016 murder of Deonn Carter in Columbus

  How to keep yourself safe during rainy weather on the roads

  Emergency management official gives tips to prepare for severe weather

  Columbus first responders work together to save woman trapped in house fire

  Retired military leaders in the Chattahoochee Valley respond to crisis in Iran

  Friends and family respond to shooting death of young man in Phenix City

  Veterans respond to possibility of deployment for some Ft. Benning Rangers

  Mayors across the Chattahoochee Valley detail goals for 2020

  State leaders respond to death of former Georgia Representative Tom Buck

  First Columbus murder victim of 2020′s girlfriend speaks out after his death

  EXCLUSIVE: Quadruple murder suspect’s family speaks about his suicide at Muscogee Co. Jail

  What you need to know before setting off fireworks: safety, pets and military veterans

  Car decals available to tell first responders in Columbus about passengers with special needs

  12 murders in Muscogee Co. remain unsolved; police seek the public’s assistance

  Homicide rates in Russell and Muscogee counties see increase throughout 2019

  Chattahoochee Valley residents talk about religious traditions on Christmas Day

  Ga., Ala. law enforcement increasing patrol during holiday travel

  Lee Co. tornado survivor receives new home from relief organization before Christmas

  How to keep your kids safe from guns as they snoop for holiday gifts

  Columbus law enforcement brings Christmas gifts to children at Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital

  FCC working to create 3-digit suicide prevention hotline; local mother reacts

  Victory Over Violence: Possible solutions to gun violence in the Chattahoochee Valley

  Victory Over Violence: Families of murder victims in Columbus plead for violence to end

  Parking meters possibly coming to Uptown Columbus for 2-hour parking spots

  Lawsuit on file against Columbus for removing confederate flags

  Several motions denied in murder case of former CPD officer