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. Then in 2018, she became a co-anchor of News 18 at This Morning. Now you can watch her on News 18 at 5 and 6 p.m.
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, Olive and Frankie.
She also loves cooking and volunteering in the community.
Feel free to contact Samantha with story ideas!
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