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

  Soccer referee shortage impacting local leagues

  Historical Marker placed at old Springfield Central High School

  Building Hope: Beaufort community supports 3-year-old fighting cancer

  Effingham Co. Exchange Club donates car seats to DFACS

  Taking Care of Business: A Sweet Start

Trisha Cook Realty commits to supporting Pooler non-profit for entire year

  Parks Department asking for input on expansion to Tom Triplett Park

  Rincon Spring Fair marks return to business for amusement company

Savannah hockey team name announcement coming in ‘two or three weeks’

  Coastal Georgia selected for national military community award

  Sen. Jon Ossoff visits Chatham County mass vaccination site

  Sen. Raphael Warnock visits community for homeless military veterans in Savannah

  Springtime travel blooming at Savannah/HHI Int’l Airport

  Isle of Hope woman holds picnic for ‘deer’ friends

  Dredging up the past: A closer look at artifacts found in Savannah River

  Carlson paving the way for business boom in Springfield

  ‘March for Meals’ raises awareness for importance of supporting elderly in the community

  Springfield Revitalization Corporation dissolves after bringing life back to downtown

  Effingham Co. Resource Officer launches podcast to encourage students

  Wayne Co. man returns home after two month battle with COVID

  Garden City PD promotes first ever female captain

  The true story behind the Sgt. William Jasper Ceremony

  Savannah families look back on memories of walking in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

  Savannah businesses benefiting from St. Patrick’s Day tourists

  Savannah, Tybee leaders react following busy weekend ahead of St. Patrick’s Day

  Thousands of dollars worth of merchandise stolen from Savannah business

  Effingham Co. School District staff invited to first vaccine clinic

  Staff welcomes first ever patients to new children’s hospital with celebration

  Recently discovered artifacts may be connected to 1700s British ship

  Savannah State unveils newly renovated Herty Hall