Samantha Schnurr is a Gracie Award-winning multimedia journalist and aspiring on-air reporter with a fervent passion for entertainment, fashion, beauty, pop culture, and human interest stories. As a recent Journalism graduate from George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs, she currently works as a News Desk Assistant at the NBC News Washington Bureau and as a writer for Bustle.com.
Previously, Samantha has worked in both editorial and television production. She was a producer of Celebrity Corner, an entertainment talk show hosted by celebrity expert, Dorothy Cascerceri. She also produced three seasons of an entertainment show for George Washington University’s student-run television station, GWTV, and acted on GWTV’s first sitcom, Interns. She has interned at The Glamazon Diaries, The Daily Caller, and Ulaola.com while studying in Milan, Italy. She was the Media Coordinator for 20/20 Productions in Washington, D.C. and was a weekly writer for HerCampus.com. She won the Gracie Award for Outstanding Soft News Feature in 2014 for her work on the documentary, Plus Size: The New Normal. With every new position, Samantha continues to learn what it takes to be innovative and effective in modern media.
In addition to her professional broadcast aspirations, Samantha also recently launched a new website, TheBroadBlog.com, and works as a freelance hairstylist and makeup artist in Washington, D.C. Samantha is proficient in Italian and Spanish. For professionals inquiries, you can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.