Editor in Chief
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.
Barry joined CNN from BBC World News, 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. 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.