Sam KerriganTraffic Reporter

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Sam Kerrigan, better known as “Traffic Jam Sam,” is a South Florida native. She grew up in Coconut Creek before moving to Gainesville to pursue a degree in broadcast journalism at the University of Florida.

Sam was thrilled to move back home to South Florida when she joined the CBS12 News team in November of 2013, just six months after graduating from UF. She is a traffic reporter and a part of our Total Team Traffic coverage weekday mornings. Sam has covered a number of major traffic events, including the arrivals of President Trump to Palm Beach. She also helped launch Traffic Tracker 12 in the Fall of 2016, taking her traffic reporting right to the roads.

In her free time Sam loves to dance and stay active. She enjoys going to the beach, traveling and spending time with friends and family. She’s also a huge sports fan! Go Gators!

If you have a traffic concern or just want to say hello, you can send Sam an email at