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.

Currently, Samantha works as a digital editor for E! News’ East Coast Bureau, where she pitches, gathers and publishes 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 weekend producer, overnight assignment desk editor, MSNBC planning producer and production assistant for NBC’s Nightly News.

Samantha has worked in both editorial and television 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, which aired to markets in Philadelphia, New Jersey and New York. As a journalism student at George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs, she wrote for The Glamazon Diaries, The Daily Caller, HerCampus and also Ulaola.com while studying 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.