Sam Maciag

Host, CBC Saskatchewan News at 6

Sam Maciag is the host of CBC Saskatchewan News at 6. She's been working as a journalist for more than a decade in Regina. Catch the show weeknights at 6! Have a story idea? Email You can also follow her on social media: @sammaciag.

Latest from Sam Maciag


Faces of COVID-19: What Sask. people with long COVID symptoms want you to know

CBC Saskatchewan asked people who had COVID-19 to share their experiences. These are their stories.

'Is the baby going to be OK?': Sask. mom recounts getting COVID-19 while pregnant

When Shaleen Erwin's four-year-old son brought home COVID-19 from his daycare in late 2020, the situation became much more complicated because the mother was 23 weeks pregnant with her second child. The family welcomed a healthy baby boy this March.

'It's such a gift to give': Regina nurse in desperate need of life-saving liver transplant

Regina nurse Krystal Graham, 37, would give anything to be caring for others inside a hospital right now. Instead, a rare genetic disease has her desperately hoping for a life-saving liver transplant, and for the second time.

Cruise ships, pregnancy and high school: Sask. residents share their experiences with COVID-19

We know a lot more about COVID-19 than we did when the pandemic was declared by the World Health Organization almost a year ago on March 11, 2020. This third instalment of the Faces of COVID-19 features a wider range of cases from all over the province. 

Rage, fear, and panic attacks: An ICU nurse gets the vaccine after a rough year

Intensive care nurse Andrea Kosloski describes the vaccine as a "snippet of hope" after what has been a long, rough year. Kosloski gives a raw account of the mental toll of the pandemic, including bouts of rage, crying, and panic attacks.

Faces of COVID-19: Sask. front-line workers share their experiences with coronavirus

CBC News has shared with you the faces of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan, but those who have contracted the virus aren't the only ones fighting. Front-line workers have been battling this disease from day one. These are their stories.

'We just need to normalize mask use': Dr. Saqib Shahab on Saskatchewan's COVID-19 response

Dr. Saqib Shahab, Saskatchewan's chief medical health officer, spoke with CBC's Sam Maciag in a one-on-one interview.

Saskatchewan election 2020: What it's like to campaign during a pandemic

CBC Saskatchewan caught up with one member from each provincial political party to see how they've adjusted to campaigning during a pandemic and what they're hearing from constituents.

Faces of COVID-19: Sask. people share what it's like to have the virus

CBC Saskatchewan asked people who had COVID-19 to share their experiences. These are their stories.

COVID-19 in Sask: Province reports highest number of patients in hospital at same time so far

The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients increased in one day to seven from four.