About Samantha

Samantha Schnurr is a Gracie Award-winning multimedia journalist 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, Samantha currently works as a News Desk Assistant at the NBC News Network Washington Bureau and as a contributing writer for Bustle.com in the areas of entertainment, fashion, and lifestyle.

At NBC, she juggles a variety of roles, including weekend producer at the White House, overnight assignment desk editor, MSNBC planning producer, and production assistant for national MSNBC shows and NBC’s Nightly News.

Previously, Samantha has worked in both editorial and television production. She was a producer for 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. 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, a leading web series production company in Washington, D.C. and was a weekly contributor to 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 her own website, TheBroadBlog.com, and works as a freelance hairstylist and makeup artist in Washington, D.C. Samantha is proficient in Italian and Spanish. For professional inquiries, you can contact her at samrschnurr@gmail.com.

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