Samantha Thieke joined WLFI in October of 2013 as a multi-platform journalist.
Samantha Thieke joined WLFI in October of 2013 as a multi-platform journalist. In 2015, she became a weekend anchor and producer. You can now wake up and see her as an anchor on News 18 at 5.
Samantha was born and raised in Kokomo, Indiana, and graduated from Indiana University Kokomo in December 2013.
While at IU Kokomo, Samantha was an anchor and reporter for “Cougar News at IUK”, a student-produced news program, and participated in the campus improv group.
Samantha also got the chance to intern in news at RTV6 Indianapolis and WLFI.
In her free time, Samantha enjoys spending time with her husband, Matthew, and her three children, Gabe, Addlie and Olive.
She also loves cooking and volunteering in the community.
Feel free to contact Samantha with story ideas!
Due to the positive response, the city would like to extend Fresh Air Eats through October.
The plan is to extend Park East Boulevard from McCarty Lane to S.R. 38.
When the need for services began to expand outside of campus, members began collaborating with other organizations to increase outreach.
Dr. James Bien said more often than not, it's not an actual emergency.
Home with Hope, Inc. is renovating and restoring the 1890's Queen Anne-style duplex.
Two IU Health Arnett nurses are using personal tragedy to help others.
The Indiana Department of Transportation is planning to improve the intersection of 4th Street, Poland Hill Road and U.S. 52.
INDOT is hoping it will help make it safer, but it's not the first time that kind of signal will be installed.
The Bob Rohrman Auto Group now consists of 32 dealerships in Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin.
When police got there at about 11:14 p.m. Tuesday, 19-year-old Alberto Vanmeter and 37-year-old Joshua Ungersma were found shot dead.
Data is updated nightly.
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