About Samantha

Samantha Schnurr is a Gracie Award-winning multimedia journalist with a longtime passion for entertainment, fashion, beauty and pop culture.

Currently, Samantha works as a digital editor for E! News’ East Coast Bureau, where she pitches and produces stories on a variety of entertainment news shaping each day. Whether she’s reporting from behind the scenes of New York Fashion Week or asking Lady Gaga about the inspiration behind her new album, Samantha always has her fingertips on the pulse of pop culture.

Previously, she worked on the news desk of NBC’s Washington Bureau, where she juggled a variety of roles, including White House producer, overnight assignment desk editor, MSNBC planning producer and production assistant for NBC’s Nightly News.

Samantha has worked in both editorial and TV production throughout her career thus far. In 2013, she was a producer for Celebrity Corner, an entertainment talk show hosted by celebrity expert, Dorothy Cascerceri. While a journalism student at George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs, she wrote for The Glamazon Diaries, HerCampus and also Ulaola.com during her studies abroad in Milan, Italy. In 2014, Samantha won the Gracie Award for Outstanding Soft News Feature for her work on the documentary, Plus Size: The New Normal.

With every new professional experience, she continues to learn what it takes to be innovative and effective in modern media.

Samantha is proficient in Italian and Spanish. For professional inquiries, you can contact her at samrschnurr@gmail.com.

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