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Sam Whitehead

  • Reporter
  • Radio

Sam Whitehead is a reporter with GPB News. He was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, but considers Ithaca, New York his home. He got his start in radio running the news department at WRFI Community Radio in Ithaca, where he interviewed everyone from street musicians to the mayor. He’s also worked work with WSKG and WRVO, two NPR affiliate stations in central New York, and NPR’s State of the Re:Union. He hasn’t won any awards yet. In his free time, he cooks, cleans, and tries to become a better storyteller.

Recent Blog Posts

News Muse

Mapping a Carless Life

(This story also appears on Medium.) There’s nothing like car troubles to make you think about the other transportation options available to you. To pull back the curtain on my life a bit, for...

September 30, 2015 - 4:18pm
News Muse

Introducing GPB News Presents: What Moves You, Georgia

(This story also appears on Medium). It’s an exciting time at GPB News. No, not because it’s pumpkin spice season, but because we’re getting started on a new series looking at the...

September 22, 2015 - 11:17am