SAVANNAH LEVINS

Savannah is an award-winning reporter and anchor currently working for NBC News in Charlotte, North Carolina (WCNC-TV). She has covered major national events and heartfelt stories that have been shared across the country.

During her time with WCNC, Savannah has reported on the front lines of Hurricanes Irma, Matthew, Florence, and Michael. Her investigation into a mysterious cancer cluster garnered the attention and involvement of Erin Brockovich. She reported among rioters in Uptown Charlotte. She broke the verdict of the Dylann Roof trial in Charleston. She uncovered a school district's attempts to conceal results of lead water testing, which led to citywide reform. Savannah has a passion for storytelling, and many of her feature pieces have aired on the network level.

Before moving to Charlotte, Savannah was a multimedia journalist at WCNC’s sister station WLTX-TV, the CBS affiliate in Columbia, South Carolina. While in Columbia, she led coverage of the Charleston Emmanuel Five massacre, the Confederate flag take down, and the historic thousand-year flood of 2015.

Savannah grew up in Alpharetta, Georgia. She graduated early from the University of Georgia cum laude, with degrees in Broadcast Journalism and International Affairs. She also spent a semester studying international journalism at Oxford University in England.

In college, Savannah wrote for Zpolitics and The Red and Black student newspaper. She reported, anchored, produced and managed for the school’s student-run newscast, Grady Newsource. She served as Vice President of DiGamma Kappa, the University’s official broadcast journalism society. She served as sisterhood and philanthropy chair for her sorority, Delta Zeta. Her volunteerism has been recognized with several awards and grants.  

Savannah was also an intern for 11 Alive News (NBC) in Atlanta, Georgia. She was eventually hired as a part time Multi-Media Journalist, a position she held while completing her final semester of college.

Savannah loves to travel, meet new people, and tell stories that matter.

You can follow Savannah on twitter @LevinsReports, email her at slevins@wcnc.com, or like her on Facebook.

 

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