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Samantha Barry

Editor in Chief

Glamour

Samantha Barry is the editor in chief of Glamour. She oversees content development, production and consumer experiences for Glamour's digital, social, video and print platforms.

Barry joined Glamour from CNN Worldwide, where she served as executive producer for social and emerging media. Under her leadership, the network became the most followed news organization in the world. She led her team and the organization at large with compelling work for social audiences on an array of platforms. Barry spearheaded CNN’s 2016 election coverage across social platforms, which received the first ever Edward R. Murrow Award for excellence in social media and a Webby Award recognizing the same 2016 campaign work.


Barry joined CNN from BBC World News in London, where she served as a social media producer and journalist. Previously, Barry worked as reporter and producer for RTE and Newstalk in Ireland. She spent time in Papua New Guinea with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and has worked as a social media and technology trainer for the U.S. State Department, the United States Institute of Peace and Internews.


Born in Ireland, Barry has worked in more than 25 countries, reporting and training other journalists in broadcasting, technology and social media. Barry graduated from Dublin City University with a masters in journalism. She is a 2016 fellow of Columbia University’s Sulzberger executive program and is a guest lecturer at Yale.