Sam Porter has been a Digital Content Producer at WLEX since the beginning of 2020. Sam grew up in Bowling Green, Kentucky and graduated from Western Kentucky University with a degree in broadcast journalism. During his time at WKU, Sam covered sports for the College Heights Herald and was involved with News Channel 12 and the Extra Point. He also ran Cross Country and Track for the Hilltoppers for one year and was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. Following graduation, Sam interned with the Daily Caller through the National Journalism Center in Washington D.C. before working as a sports reporter for NCWV Media in West Virginia for just over a year.