Samantha Day is a general assignment reporter who joined WSFA 12 News in May 2017. She is a native of Montgomery and attended Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School. Samantha is a student of Troy University's Hall School of Journalism, majoring in broadcast journalism and minoring in leadership development. At Troy University, Samantha was the president of the Society of Professional Journalists, a member of the Broadcasting Club, and active with TROY TrojanVision News, her college’s student-run television station. She attended the Southeast Journalism Conference where she ranked first for Best Television News Feature Reporter for 2016 and first in the television anchoring onsite competition for 2017. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, spending time with her friends and family and binge-watching television shows on Netflix.
For 20 years, members of Alabama’s LGBTQ community have gathered annually for a vigil, to remind Alabamians that crimes against people for their sexual orientation and or gender identity are not considered hate crimes under Alabama’s hate crime law.
At Monday night’s city council meeting in Wetumpka, the city council voted unanimously to allow Wetumpka Mayor Jerry Willis the ability to approve replacing some of the items destroyed by January 19ths tornado.