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Samantha Hill

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Samantha Hill is an audio producer at WGLT. She started in 2020.

  • In the latest installment of the Sounds of Summer series, WGLT goes to Towanda's Fourth of July festivities.
  • On today's episode, how zookeepers at Miller Park Zoo keep the animals active and engaged, Bloomington-Normal's members of Congress disagree over the debt limit bill, state Senator Dave Koehler discuss the new state budget's impact on education, plus another Black History essay winner in Bloomington.
  • On today's episode, Bloomington-Normal is about to send its first student to its Japanese sister city since the pandemic, while its sister cities program with Russia remains on hold because of the war in Ukraine, a state capitol reporter recaps the major developments from the just-closed legislative session, plus the latest winner of Bloomington's Black History essay contest.
  • On today's episode, Bloomington deputy city manager Billy Tyus discusses concerns over wages for a proposed housing development, a McLean County group tries to include more fathers in programs that serve children and families, plus a profile of McLean County History Makers Charles and Willie Halbert.
  • On this episode, a Children's Home & Aid explains its new name and renewed focus, a farm educator explains how major dust storms can be minimized in the wake of a fatal pileup on I-55, plus the Corn Crib prepares for an busy summer featuring much more than just baseball.
  • On today's episode, developers plan a major housing development near downtown Bloomington, Bloomington-Normal hospitals begin a new, faster treatment for stroke victims, plus the latest in WGLT's McLean County History Maker profiles.
  • On today's episode, data show a wide gender gap at Illinois State University and college campuses across the country; District 87 Superintendent David Mouser and retiring administrator Diane Wolf discuss tax incentives for development, artificial intelligence and learning disparities; plus the latest city of Bloomington Black History Essay Contest winner invokes the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • On today's episode, a report details the clergy sex abuse scandal in Illinois; U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin discusses the debt ceiling, Supreme Court ethics and a poll that raises concerns about President Biden's mental fitness; Illinois lawmakers return to Springfield with little time to pass a budget; plus a social justice tour of Bloomington goes virtual.
  • On today's episode, rural McLean County residents tell a survey how poor their internet service is, a scholar at Illinois State University explains the reason behind a series of auto insurance rate increases from State Farm and several competitors, community health workers reflect on the public role they played in the COVID pandemic response, plus the latest city of Bloomington Black History Essay Contest winner.
  • On today's episode, Illinois Shakespeare Festival artistic director John Stark retires after 32 years with the Illinois State University School of Theatre and Dance, a history lesson explores Bloomington-Normal's past and present in beer making, plus singer/songwriter and Pontiac native TyJon Charlie is among the performers scheduled during free summer concerts that return to Bloomington-Normal.