Samantha Ware joined the KREM 2 News team in August 2017. She is a news producer for the evening shows.

Samantha comes from Portland, ME where she produced the number one morning newscast in the state for two years at WCSH.

Before that, she was a student at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri. There she also produced, reported and edited newscasts for KOMU-TV. She also wrote for and covered local news for radio at KBIA. Her love for journalism went beyond school. Her first job was at Meramec State Park in Sullivan, Missouri. There, she created social media sites on Facebook and Twitter for the park, connecting with park visitors from all around the world.

Samantha is originally from Sullivan, Missouri. Her hobbies include hiking, spinning and yoga. She is also addicted to tea and watching Friends.

She also loves cats. So if you have an adorable cat picture to send or would like to contact her, email Samantha at