Samantha Barry TP

  • Member of FuJo
  • CNN’s senior director of social news
  • manages the social teams at all of the CNN bureaus
  • works closely with the CNN Digital leadership in their editorial strategy.
  • joined CNN from BBC World News in London, where she served as a social media producer and journalist, focusing on using social media as a tool for both newsgathering and audience building.
  • worked as a social media and technology trainer for the U.S. State Department, the United States Institute of Peace and Internews.
  • An Academy of Achievement 2012 delegate, Barry was recently named one of the top 50 female innovators in digital journalism in the world.
  • Reporter and journalist for RTÉ, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Newstalk, the BBC, and CNN
  • Born in Ireland,
  • based in New York..

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