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
  • PennDOT withholding money from contractor on I-83 Mount Rose Avenue project

    SPRINGETTSBURY TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The battle continues between PennDOT and the contractor on the Interstate 83/Mount Rose Avenue project. The project was supposed to be completed last year, and it’s not even close to being done. PennDOT is blaming the contractor, Cherry Hill Construction, and said it hasn’t met the contract’s requirements in a timely fashion, while Cherry Hill Construction said many of the delays were beyond their control. Now the state is holding up on their promise to make […]

  • More than 500 people sign petition to stop new program at West York High School

    WEST MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — West York School District is planning on implementing a new 80-minute program for high school students over lunch next year, and some parents aren’t happy about it. While that group feels like their voice isn’t being heard, another is excited for the new opportunities it will bring their teens. A petition has been created to try and stop it. It has more than 500 signatures. It’s called “Lunch and Learn” and while the name sounds […]

  • I-83 widening project could force some businesses to relocate

    SPRINGETTSBURY TOWNSHIP, Pa. – More talks are underway of the Interstate 83 widening project, a project that would widen a portion of I-83 in York county from four lanes to six. PennDOT is still a long way from the construction phase but some businesses and homeowners could be forced to move. One of the organizations that could be forced to move is York Church of Christ, where another lane of traffic could be built. So could the York Art Association. […]

  • Pierce Brosnan speaks at Dickinson College commencement ceremony

    CARLISLE, Pa. – Nearly 600 graduates getting a once in a lifetime experience Sunday. American-Irish actor Pierce Brosnan, known for his notable role in the James Bond movies, spoke to 2019 Dickinson College grads at the commencement ceremony in Carlisle. Brosnan received an honorary degree for his environmental protection work. He made references to one of his biggest movie-star roles, encouraging students saying they don’t need to be James Bond to save the world. “Right now our world doesn’t need […]

  • Pennsylvania State Police Announces On-Duty Death

    HARRISBURG, PA – A state trooper died in the line of duty from a medical episode Saturday, according to State Police. Acting Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Lieutenant Colonel Robert Evanchick announced the death of Trooper Donald C. Brackett Saturday night. Members from the Troop M, Trevose and Troop T, King of Prussia stations responded to westbound I-276 at mile marker 351.9 in Bucks County around 11:30 a.m. after Trooper Brackett failed to answer radio transmissions. He was found unresponsive outside […]

  • WEEKEND ALBUM: Weather talk with Southern Elementary Schoolers

    We’re recognizing some smart kids in tonight’s Weekend Album – third graders at Southern Elementary School singing about weather! FOX 43’S Meterologist Jessica Pash visited them to talk about what meteorologists do, and give a lesson on weather. She also answered their questions. If you have a fun photo, video, or event you’d like us to show off, send FOX 43 an email at weekendalbum@fox43.Com. We’ll do our best to show as many as we can. It just has to […]

  • U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center hosting 2019 Army Heritage Days

    MIDDLESEX TOWNSHIP, Pa. — American history came to life Saturday in Cumberland County. The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle hosted its annual event, Army Heritage Days, a timeline living history event featuring more than 400 re-enactors from before the US had an army up to current military operations. Nearly 10 thousand people are expected to come out over the weekend to see the tanks, jeeps, and aircraft fly-overs. “We’re really built around telling the army story one […]

  • 3rd straight day of searching for Tracy Kroh

    HALIFAX TOWNSHIP, Pa. — For a third day investigators in Dauphin County have been searching a rural area of Halifax Township, for a 17-year-old girl who was reported missing back in 1989. Now investigators are closer than ever to solving the case. The Dauphin County District Attorney, Fran Chardo, said he’s not naming their suspects, as in more than one. Ask anyone on Middle Road about Tracy Kroh, and they know. “Even though she wasn’t all of our daughters, our […]

  • Police searching for Tracy Kroh; 17-year-old who went missing in 1989

    HALIFAX, Pa. -Police searched a property in Halifax Township, Dauphin County for the remains of Tracy Kroh for the second day in a row Tuesday. She was 17-years-old when she went missing in 1989. Investigators said this is the closest they’ve been to solving the decades-old case in 30 years. Kroh was last seen at the Alex Acres trailer park off of route 147 in Halifax, Dauphin County at 10 p.m. on August 5th, 1989. She was going to visit […]

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