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 weekend anchor and producer. You can now wake up and see her as an anchor on News 18 This Morning.
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 was 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!
Wednesday morning, the redevelopment commission reviewed the design plan and approved the guaranteed maximum price of the project.
A proposed resolution would require anyone applying for and signing a building permit to agree to a smoke detector inspection within 90 days.
Right now, you can take a survey to answer what makes the area a great place to live, play, work and visit.
iSmoke Vapor in Lafayette has added a new product to help weed out the competition, and it's creating a different kind of cloud than what customers are used to.
City leaders hope an expansion will improve traffic flow along a busy Lafayette road.
The city of Lafayette is doing a study to figure out if a portion of the Pearl River Sewer should be relocated.
A man is under arrest after leading police on a chase across three counties Wednesday.
News 18 takes a look back on some of this year's the top stories in Greater Lafayette.
Lafayette police have released the identity of the cyclist killed Wednesday evening in a crash with a vehicle on Creasy Lane.
According to Lafayette police, Officer William Meluch died on Christmas Day after battling cancer for more than a year.