Sam Brock anchors Today in the Bay weekday mornings from 4:30-7a.m. with Laura Garcia-Cannon.
Sam also reports for Reality Check, a weekly franchise that airs during NBC Bay Area News at 6 p.m. Using a combination of interviewing, analysis and investigative research – Reality Check vets the truthfulness of claims and measures the efficacy of public policy. Sam’s approach to reporting is to take no claim as fact without substantiating its accuracy and let the numbers do the talking.
Prior to joining NBC Bay Area in September of 2012, Sam served as 5 p.m. anchor and political reporter for WTVR in Richmond, Virginia. During his four years there, he covered topics as wide-ranging as gun policy, women’s rights issues, an effort to adopt the nation’s first ‘personhood’ law, and a series of stories investigating how Virginia cares for its intellectually disabled residents.
For his reporting, Sam has received three regional Emmy awards and several Associated Press awards.
Sam began his broadcast career at TV-3 in Winchester, VA, nestled in the Shenandoah Valley region of Virginia.
An undergraduate of Northwestern University, Sam also earned his master’s degree at Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism. He grew up in Westchester County, New York, but has deep ties to the Bay Area.