Samantha Barry is Glamour’s global editorial director for the Americas. She oversees content, development, and consumer experiences across the title’s digital, social, and video verticals for Glamour.
During her tenure, Barry has transformed the annual Women of the Year Awards into an inspirational celebration, championing Glamour’s diverse community of women and led Glamour to reach record-breaking monthly audiences, and grown video content across platforms.
Prior to joining Glamour, Barry served as global head of social media at CNN. She spearheaded the organization’s 2016 election coverage across social platforms, which received the first ever Edward R. Murrow Award for excellence in social media.
Barry earned a Master’s in Journalism from Dublin City University and was a 2016 fellow of Columbia University’s Sulzberger Executive Leadership Program. She is also a board member for Room to Read, Ever/Body, and the Bologna Business School.