Samantha Sosa joined the FOX 35 team in November 2018.
Samantha is a Miami native, so she's no stranger to Florida's warm weather and beaches. She is a bilingual reporter who seeks to empower young women of all backgrounds.
Samantha is a proud graduate of the University of Florida, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications and a certificate in International Relations.
Before moving to Orlando, Samantha was a general assignment reporter at WFTX Fort Myers, Florida, where she covered several elections, environmental issues, presidential rallies, and major storms including Hurricane Irma and Matthew. Samantha also has experience as a digital producer at WSVN Miami.
When she is not reading or reporting news, she likes to travel, discover new restaurants, spend time with family, and hit the Orlando theme parks.
High-profile events like the Daytona 500 and the Super Bowl are magnets for thousands of fans every year.
Seminole County has vaccinated half of its senior population so far, according to officials. When Seminole’s vaccine portal opened up on Tuesday, it remained open for nearly 24 hours -- a first for the county
More coronavirus vaccines are on the way to Florida this week. The state received about 340,000 doses from the feds. That number will increase to more than 417,000 next week.
Tourists buzzed around International Speedway Boulevard in Daytona Beach, Sunday, visiting sports bars and restaurants.
Walmart admits it made a mistake with coronavirus vaccine appointments in Florida. The retailer said it erred when it offered the shot to people under the age of 65 who have preexisting conditions.
Lawmakers hope some of the vaccines given to Walmart and Winn-Dixie end up in Central Florida.
Florida health officials are establishing a point of distribution (pod) this weekend at a senior community in Poinciana.
President Joe Biden has suggested a dramatic shift away from current immigration policies installed by the Trump administration.
A seven-year-old Central Florida girl is giving out care packages to the homeless.
Orange County health officials are asking those who decide not to go to their vaccination appointments to cancel beforehand.