Sam Bauman

Sam Bauman


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

  Savannah/Hilton Head International continues to see uptick in air travel

  Industrial maintenance training lab offers solution for both employers & employees

  Rotary Club of Savannah returns & welcomes new president

  New Rincon Police chief hopes to bring stability to department

  New Savannah pilot program supporting local, minority & female owned business to help keep economy strong

  Local foster care organization opening new location in Pooler

  Family Promise offers new program to help prevent COVID related evictions

  Pooler Municipal Court reopens with new guidelines

  Front Porch Improv prepares to reopen venue next month

  Despite postponing them for second time, ECSD still working to offer in-person graduation & prom

  Guyton teen pays-it-forward giving big check to school employee

  Who’s your everyday hero?

  Effingham Co. election workers prepping the polls for the primary

  Mars Theatre reopens to the public

  Effingham Co. youth rec sports return next week

  Animal shelter finding new ways to serve community

  Hardeeville training new workforce to fill need for growing industrial & commercial businesses

  Rincon dental practice finding a way amidst pandemic

  Running through the pandemic

  Annual United Methodist 'Campmeeting’ canceled for the first time since the Civil War

  Pool business swimming in success despite pandemic

  Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum reopens just in time to honor Memorial Day

  Local equestrian therapeutic center in desperate need of support

  Holiday travel drastically lower at Savannah-Hilton Head Int’l Airport

  Local liquor store seeing change in business amidst pandemic

  Guyton and Pooler taking different approaches to reopening

  Community comes together to provide free meals to Effingham Hospital staff

  Effingham Co. School District planning to offer in-person graduation ceremony

  Saddle Bags Savannah adjusting to extended closure

  Trolley tours return to the streets of Savannah with changes