Samantha Johnson joined the 14News team in May 2020 as an Anchor/Multimedia Journalist. A native Hoosier from central Indiana, she is excited to now be living in the Tri-State!
Johnson is a two-time graduate of Ball State University, first earning her Bachelor of Arts in 2018 in both Telecommunications and Journalism News with minors in Spanish and Leadership Studies. Most recently, she completed her Master of Arts in Digital Storytelling in May 2020.
During her time in Muncie, Johnson served as a news and sports anchor/reporter for NewsLink Indiana, Delaware County’s only live nightly newscast. In February 2018, Johnson spent two weeks as a multimedia journalist in Pyeongchang, South Korea covering the Winter Olympic Games. During her time in graduate school, she worked as the Recruiting & Operations Assistant for Ball State Football and as a sideline reporter for ESPN+ covering NCAA men’s basketball.
A football fanatic at heart, Johnson loves to spend her Saturdays and Sundays in full stadiums cheering on her favorite teams (#ChirpChirp, #GoIrish, #GoHorse), exploring new coffee shops and running her way through the Tri-State.
Health officials in Vanderburgh County reported more than 250 new positive COVID-19 cases over the weekend, and a new report out Monday suggests if communities see a rise in cases, so will long-term care facilities.
A former adjunct professor at the University of Southern Indiana is speaking out, in response to an online petition created by USI students, supporting a fellow classmate after the student was asked to leave campus due to his Tourette Syndrome.
The 2020 Early Childcare and Early Learning Survey, released Thursday from the Welborn Baptist Foundation, shows the percentage of families who need childcare in Vanderburgh and Warrick Counties is greater than the overall state average.
Election Day is now just 32 days away, and some voters are already receiving absentee ballots in the mail.As we know, this is an election year like no other, especially when it comes to voting by mail. So it was a little alarming for some residents in Vanderburgh County when the envelope carrying t
Officials finally got the opportunity to celebrate the latest improvements to the building, including a shaded patio area, branding of the trail, a second restroom, as well as additional parking, which doubles the availability for trail users.