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.
The first of five Brightline train sets arrived in Florida on Thursday. The train passed through the Space Coast, marking significant profess in Brightline's expansion from South Florida to Orlando.
As Orlando gets ready to celebrate Pride, one high school is celebrating one 17-year-old student. Evan Bialosuknia was crowned homecoming queen at Olympia High School. For her, the crown is much more than plastic. She is the first transgender homecoming queen in the state of Florida.
As the search for Miya Marcano continues, people who live at the Aden Villas Apartments, where Miya lives, works, and was last seen, are concerned about safety.
An Edgewater boat owner is asking for help finding a suspected boat thief.
A West Melbourne family is going through unimaginable heartbreak after a woman gave birth and then died shortly after due to COVID-19.
Orange County is participating in the National Wastewater Surveillance System in which sewage water from households and businesses can be tested for the presence of RNA from SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).
The Gardens at Depugh nursing home in Winter Park is still following strict protocol when it comes to visitors. Anyone from the outside must wear masks, have a health screening, and have temperatures taken before entering.
Boaters at the Melbourne Harbor Marina woke up to a stinky situation on Monday. A massive fish kill has clogged up areas of Crane Creek.
Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings says it his official recommendation that people go back to wearing masks indoors in crowded places where they cannot socially distance even if they are vaccinated.
The Lake County School Board voted on Monday to fire Martez Edwards, a P.E. teacher and football coach at East Ridge High School.