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 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!
Cindy Murray is one of the 12 women being honored by the YWCA this year.
Garrison is leaving to work for a company that specializes in design and inspections, but he's grateful for his time with the city.
The stretch of buildings sit near Sagamore Parkway and Morehouse Road.
The 10 year lease will allow the Long Center expand operations into the Lafayette Theater for $10 a year.
The organization is reporting a statewide blood donation shortage.
The projects will be funded with the Community Crossings Grant.
Crews will be running water main between 18th and 30th street. It's to supply water to the Murdock Park booster station.
The 20 eateries on the list are considered true destination dining experiences.
Crews will be replacing 900 feet of water main on Teal Road just east of 18th Street.
As we previously reported, the 57-year-old was found dead in an Alabama street home Dec. 13.
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