Forging ahead in the world of digital news
Samantha Barry is the envy of many young journalists. Since studying English and psychology at University College Cork and graduating with her Master’s in Journalism from DCU she has worked for RTÉ, the BBC and CNN and she is now Editor-in-Chief for Glamour magazine, overseeing a new digital transformation in the iconic publication.
Her trademark zeal and passion for change has seen her transform how major organisations use social media to deliver news to consumers, and during the 2016 US presidential campaign, she interviewed Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and Bernie Saunders among others.
"In every part of my career I have been fascinated at embracing the change of technology and in particular how that relates to news consumption and habits,” she stated in her recent TEDx DCU talk. “Pure journalism can stay the same but the way that we tell those stories has to evolve.”
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Samantha Barry, Editor-In-Chief, Glamour Magazine