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

  Gruesome details released about 2019 quadruple murder in Columbus

  Nurse at Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital talks life during COVID-19 pandemic

  Hospital officials give inside look at Piedmont’s COVID-19 incident command center

  Columbus mayor provides update on COVID-19 in Fountain City

  Storm shelters to open in East Ala. if needed during coronavirus pandemic

  Organizations hoping to help the food industry in Columbus during COVID-19 pandemic

  Organizations plan to keep children fed during spring break in the Chattahoochee Valley

  Metra maintains routes during COVID-19 concerns in Columbus

  Faith-based organization in Harris County provides food during coronavirus outbreak

  Blood donations urgently needed to combat nationwide shortage caused by COVID-19

  Chattahoochee Valley non-profits continue giving back amidst COVID-19 chaos

  How the Muscogee County Jail is taking precautions for COVID-19

  Muscogee County School District kicks off lunch program during school closures

  Health officials explain coronavirus testing in Columbus

  School closings impacting food security for children amid coronavirus concerns

  Columbus attorney challenges incumbent for District Attorney of the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit

  Parking, census among topics up for discussion at Columbus City Council

  Ga. voters to decide the future of daylight saving time

  Lee Co. family who lost 6-year-old in tornado heads to Tenn. to help tornado victims

  Thanksgiving Day murder suspect in Columbus pleads not guilty in Recorder’s Court

  East Alabama medical professionals discuss coronavirus preparations and readiness

  Smiths Station continues rebuilding one year after devastating tornadoes

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  Neighbors speak on homicide on Urban Avenue in Columbus

  Muscogee County Marshal’s Office on the verge of closing after state bill passes

  Attorney speaks on 17-year-old Columbus murder suspect’s preliminary hearing

  Victory Over Violence: Moms Against Gun Violence hosting march to end violence in Columbus

  COURT: Argument over money leads to murder of Columbus man on Rice St.

  Public meeting scheduled to get input on possible parking meters or pay stations in Uptown Columbus

  EXCLUSIVE: Family of murdered Columbus teen speaks on what would have been his 14th birthday