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

  Ralston Towers in Columbus fails re-inspection; score drops lower than previous report

  Columbus man found guilty in Ebony Giddens’ assault case

  Deliberations underway in assault trial of missing Columbus woman’s ex-boyfriend

  Testimony begins in aggravated assault trial of missing Columbus woman’s ex-boyfriend

  Missing Columbus woman’s former boyfriend on trial for charges prior to her disappearance

  Missing woman’s former boyfriend goes to trial for charges she pressed before her disappearance

  Georgia lawmakers gather in Columbus to talk legislation for 2020

  One month since deadly Circle K robbery in Columbus; family still searching for answers

  Suspect in Macon Co. double homicide has history of mental illness, ALEA reports

  Ga. man walking from coast to coast to raise awareness of veterans’ issues

  Columbus family speaks out on cold case that leaves them without answers

  Inspection to determine fate of the Ralston Towers in Columbus

  ‘The good, the bad, and the ugly’ tour comes to Columbus to help create change in the community

  BREAKING: Inspection scheduled for The Ralston, more than two weeks after deadline

  Construction underway for 2 new hotels in Downtown Columbus

  Families of Phenix City homicide victims continue searching for answers, months later

  One Year Later: Cuthbert residents remember living through Hurricane Michael

  Family of Columbus woman responds to domestic violence that led to her hospitalization

  COURT: 6-year-old reportedly pulls trigger to save his mother in Alpine Apts. shooting

  Police chief, sheriff talk recent violent crimes and prevention in Columbus

  Recent shootings prompt calls for change in the Chattahoochee Valley; mayor, community discuss crime prevention

  Murder suspects plead not guilty in Macon Rd. gas station double shooting

HUD says Ralston Towers re-inspection “is being scheduled”

  EXCLUSIVE: 2 people arrested in connection to Macon Road gas station murder in Columbus

  EXCLUSIVE: Family of Macon Rd. murder victim remembers Justis Bolen, ‘it hurts so bad’

  Deadline passes for Columbus’ Ralston Towers improvements

  Several shootings over a short period of time in Columbus spark concerns for residents

  Victim of deadly Circle K robbery in Columbus laid to rest

  60 day deadline looming over the Ralston Towers in Columbus

  Death investigation underway after woman found in woods in Harris Co.; family speaks out