Samantha joined the Fox 43 News team in July 2018. Prior to that she worked at the York County Economic Alliance, where she was the Marketing & Communications Manager. But it’s not her first go-around in journalism.

She grew up in Mechanicsburg and attended Trinity High School before graduating from Millersville University. There she received a degree in Speech Communications with an option in Broadcasting. She landed her first job in 2013 as a one-woman-band reporter in Hazleton, before moving to Harrisonburg, Virginia to join the WHSV news team as an anchor and reporter in 2014. Samantha was also a reporter at ABC 27 News in Harrisburg. She loves being back in her hometown!

Samantha is passionate about covering feature stories and focusing on health issues. Seeking accountability and informing the public of what’s going on in their backyard is what drove her to find hard-hitting and impactful stories that everyone cares about. It has helped develop her passion for storytelling, but also, working with people. In 2017 she was nominated for an Emmy Award for her reporting on the heroin epidemic and its impact on newborns.

In her free time, you can find Samantha spending time with friends and family, working out, or watching endless re-runs of Parks & Rec and Impractical Jokers. She is also a lover of cupcakes – all shapes, colors, and sizes! Feel free to say hello if you see her around!

Recent Articles
  • Plumbers getting more calls for freezing pipes

      FAIRVIEW TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The bitterly cold weather can be tough for homeowners. When it get this cold, there are concerns about water pipes and heating systems. You might be doing everything right to prepare your pipes and heating systems for sub-freezing temperatures, and still have problems. It’s just that cold. There are some ways though to help prevent problems. Over at Handyside Inc. in Etters, the phone has been ringing off the hook. “Pipes are freezing,” Nathan Pierce, […]

  • Apartment tenant forced to tear down garden

    NORTH CORNWALL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A 73-year-old man living at an apartment complex in Lebanon County is being forced to tear down the garden he built outside of his patio more than 10 years ago. Bob Bordner knows a lot about the Plaza apartment complex, which makes sense because he’s been renting there for almost 20 years. In fact, it’s become so much like his own home, he built a garden, known to other tenants as “Bob’s Garden.” Bob said he’s always […]

  • Lebanon VA Medical Center taking extra security measures after confidential data released

    SOUTH LEBANON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The Lebanon VA Medical Center announced it has released confidential information of more than 900 veterans. A spokesperson said one of their employees did it by accident. Spokesperson Doug Etter said they have nothing to hide. They made a mistake and are doing everything they can to correct it and make sure it doesn’t happen again. “It’s an isolated incident,” Etter said. “It’s an incident that we regret.” Back in November, an employee inadvertently sent […]

  • Is vaping caffeine safe?

    YORK COUNTY, Pa. — Many people start their day with a cup of coffee, or even diet coke, as a way to get that morning boost. But now some are inhaling caffeine instead of drinking it. “Vaping is just something quick and simple,” Spencer Levinger, said. “I don’t have to walk around with a wad in my mouth, spitting in a bottle. I don’t have to walk around smoking a cigarette, looking for a safe place to smoke, or a […]

  • Adams County veteran honored at Baltimore Ravens game

    MCSHERRYSTOWN, Pa. — An Adams County veteran was honored for his service in a big way, at a big game. Upon meeting Stephen Weaver two things are obvious. The first, he’s a proud Vietnam veteran. The second, he’s a fan of the Baltimore Ravens. “I missed one game in 20 years because I was in the hospital,” Weaver said. “But yeah we go to all of them. We don’t miss them.” Weaver was medically discharged from the Marine Corps twice. […]

  • Carbon monoxide leak sends seven people to the hospital

    HARRISBURG, Pa. –A family spent the weekend at the hospital after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning from a leak inside of their Harrisburg home. The family is back at home recovering, but now they have a message for others. What started as a normal night for Cheyanne Fordham quickly turned into a scary situation. If it wasn’t for her boyfriend coming home while she was asleep, she and her family might not be here today. Fordham moved into a home on […]

  • Pennsylvania Farm Show First Taste Test

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Farm Show kicks off Saturday, and pretty soon there will be plenty of things to do and see. Many people are looking forward to one thing: the food! The first taste test event started with a toast to the New Year, and to the first Farm Show milkshakes of the year. “If there’s a comfort food it is found in this little cup,” Russell Redding, Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture, said. The event featured some of […]

  • Son-in-law donates part of liver to father-in-law

    CAMP HILL, Pa. — It’s not unusual for a son or daughter-in-law to want to help their in-laws. One Cumberland County man stepped up by giving a part of his liver to his father-in-law. At the Rosenstine family home, the pictures paint their own story. “We’ve always been a very close family,” Mike Crotty said. “We do a lot of events together, every holiday. We get along great we see each other a lot during the week so we’re very […]

  • Boscov’s employee goes above and beyond for shoppers on Christmas Eve

    SPRINGETTSBURY TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Shoppers made their way to the York Galleria Mall Christmas Eve, searching for those last minute gifts. Fox43 went to speak with those shoppers and found someone that would make even the Grinch smile. The Mall was fairly empty for Christmas Eve. “Not busy at all. No traffic,” Chad Allison, a shopper, said. “Traffic is actually great.” But tucked away inside the corner of Boscov’s behind the courtesy desk is a hidden gem. “There you are […]