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Samantha Lavien

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Samantha Lavien joined the ABC 6 News team in January of 2014 as a general assignment reporter.

Samantha is thrilled to be working in Rhode Island. She is a native New Englander who grew up in Sharon, MA, a suburb outside of Boston.

Before coming to WLNE Samantha spent two years as a reporter at WSHM in Springfield, MA.   While on the job Samantha covered a variety of stories including the aftermath of the Marathon Bombings in Boston, the Worthington Street gas explosion in Springfield, and the competition for the sole Western Massachusetts casino license.

Prior to Springfield, Samantha worked as a weekend reporter at the Fox affiliate WICZ-TV 40 in Binghamton,  NY.

Samantha graduated from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and Psychology. She was a member of the school's Division I Varsity Cheerleading team and is a proud supporter of the Orange!

Samantha is a Red Sox, Bruins, Celtics and Patriots fan.

Feel free to contact Samantha with your story ideas. Her email is slavien@abc6.com.

Twitter: @samanthalavien

Facebook: Samantha Lavien Wlne

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