Sam Bauman

Sam Bauman

Anchor/Reporter

Savannah, Ga.

Sam Bauman joined WTOC in December of 2019 as the 5:30pm Anchor and multi-media journalist.

The Ohio native joins WTOC from Fort Wayne, IN where he spent nearly three years working at ABC21.

Sam begin his career in journalism in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan at the NBC affiliate TV6.

He graduated from Wheeling Jesuit University with a bachelor’s degree in Communications (Broadcast) in 2013, where he was also a member of the Men’s Soccer team.

He and his wife Blair are excited to explore this beautiful part of the country and for the first time in their lives avoid a Midwest winter.


Recent Articles by Sam

  Seniors defy aging serving their community

  Effingham Co. asking for help creating Transportation Master Plan

  Changes made to Effingham Co. MLK celebration for safety

  Dr. King’s legacy lives on in places he may have never visited

  Big turnout for gun show in Savannah

  Father, son make history working together at Pooler Police Department

  Effingham Health System preparing for large-scale vaccine clinic

  Suspects target elderly in spree of thefts at local grocery stores

  600 more students return to in-person learning in ECSD

  Kayton/Frazier area reacts to Rev. Warnock’s Senate victory

  Early voter turnout in Chatham Co. more than double a typical runoff election

Savannah couple nearly hit by falling bullet during New Year’s celebrations

  Alcohol sales remain steady throughout 2020 despite pandemic

  Some of your resolutions for the new year

  Sen. Loeffler makes campaign visit to Savannah

  XCEL Strategies brings training to you with new mobile unit

  Mystery gift in Effingham Co. proves Santa is real

  Second Harvest holds final food distribution event of the year

  Taking a closer look at Rincon’s 2021 budget

  Savannah nurses on frontline of COVID-19 battle relieved by arrival of vaccine

  Memorial Health doctor explains COVID-19 vaccine after getting his first dose

  Students in Effingham Co. now have free access to Live Oak Public Libraries resources

  Generosity continues for Toys for Tots Toy Drive despite pandemic

  A new ‘sign’ of the times

  Gifts donated to honor Savannah man who left behind a legacy of giving

  Traffic fatalities on the rise in Effingham County

  Faith Equestrian founder at center of financial controversy

City Council unanimously approves 2021 Pooler budget

U-Haul trailer containing Army Awards stolen from service member in Savannah

  Vice President Pence makes campaign stop in Savannah for Ga. Senators