Samantha 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.

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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.

From Jamboree to Country Thunder: The evolution of Craven's iconic music festival

As Country Thunder continues to expand in the music festival world, CEO Troy Vollhoffer says it all comes back to its roots in Saskatchewan.

Regina city planner outlines possible new rules for body rub parlours, seeks feedback

The City of Regina wants residents to weigh in on how massage body rub parlours are regulated. Two options have been suggested, but the city maintains it's open to all suggestions.

'Moosarandum of understanding' settles dispute between Canada and Norway

Now that a "moose truce" has been agreed upon by Moose Jaw, Sask., and Stor-Elvdal, Norway, the leaders of both communities are looking for ways to celebrate and capitalize on the fame the fight over who has the biggest moose statue has brought them.