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

  Sky is the limit for ECSO drone program

  Lovin’ Spoons closing for good in Savannah, Pooler

Digging up history in Savannah

  Compassion Christian Church returns to in-person services

  Effingham County JROTC programs help cadets get “Skilled to Work”

  Pooler martial arts program for disabled kids needs help to kick COVID

  Donald Trump Jr. talks about Savannah campaign rally

  Second Harvest, Live Oak Public Libraries extend meal service

  Downtown Springfield development moves forward by looking back

  Teenage twins help fill a poll worker shortage & continue family tradition

UPDATE: Woodville Cemetery working to relieve drainage issue

  Families left cleaning up graves after flooding at Woodville Cemetery

  Psychologist offers tips to help with stresses of virtual learning

Pooler police officer uses his own vehicle to stop runaway SUV & rescue the driver

  Effingham Health nurses asking community to do their part

  Pooler hotel occupancy rebounding following initial setback due to pandemic

  Greater Area Pooler Chamber of Commerce moves into new location

  Former Tybee police officer serves up new way to keep community safe

  Second Harvest has new plans for this hurricane season

  Unconventional start to school year impacting hair salons

  Newly renovated facility offers state of the art education for Ogeechee Tech nursing program

  Ga. GOP members attend election call about challenges election officials face during pandemic

  City of Guyton using CARES Act money to help local businesses

  Effingham Co. School District adapting to ongoing challenges brought by COVID-19

  Buses dropping off meals instead of students for first day at SCCPSS

  Effingham County clearing up confusion surrounding proposed millage

  Laughter isn’t the only medicine at Front Porch Improv

  Rescue looking for volunteer cat cuddlers

  St. Andrew’s School welcomes back students for first day

  What to look for as human traffickers adapt during pandemic