Blake Sammann is the Weekend Anchor at WGEM News.
Blake joined WGEM News in 2019. He’s a graduate of the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism where he anchored, reported and produced for KOMU, the NBC affiliate in Columbia.
During his time in mid-Missouri, Blake reported on everything from President Trump’s visit to Columbia to the scandal that led to the resignation of then-governor, Eric Greitens.
Born in France and raised in London, Blake moved to the suburbs of northern Chicago in 2006 where he attended New Trier High School and became an avid Bears fan.
When he’s not at the station, Blake enjoys working out, playing golf, spending time with friends and family and exploring all possibilities the Tri-States have to offer.