Samantha German is currently an evening anchor at WACH FOX 57. She joined the team in September 2020.
Before arriving at Columbia, Samantha worked as a reporter and fill-in anchor at WTKR News 3 in Norfolk, Virginia. In the Hampton Roads area, Samantha covered everything from crime, breaking news, hurricane coverage to even a feature piece where she was able to ride along in a Nightingale helicopter for Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.
Samantha’s most recent and memorable story is the investigative coverage she did on systemic racism in predominately white schools in the Hampton Roads, Virginia area. She was able to interview alumni, school leaders, and parents as well. They were controversial pieces that sparked many conversations leading up to positive change.
She began her journalism career in Syracuse, New York at CNY Central where she worked as a weekend anchor and multimedia journalist. Over the years, she has interviewed countless state leaders, city officials and everyday people – sharing their stories for a greater impact.