Samantha writes direct, digestible, compelling, and concise copy for any purpose: to inform, to entertain, or to persuade. For example:
She has authored a college guidebook on the University of Montana for College Prowler.
She has interviewed high-profile celebrities (Leonardo Dicaprio, Zac Efron, Keifer Sutherland, Blake Lively, Amy Sherman-Palladino) for The Hollywood Reporter.
She has researched, fact checked, copy edited, and written articles for Publishers Weekly, The Hollywood Reporter, the Montanan, and The Great Falls Tribune.
She wrote and edited website copy, marketing copy, and product copy on electronics, appliances, and outdoor equipment and clothing. (Vann’s and Big Sky Country)
She was Editor-in-Chief of The Oval literary magazine where she managed freelance writers, submissions, budget, advertising. She organized monthly readings and went beyond the university book store to get the literary journal sold at several independent bookstores. She also evaluated submissions off-site for Memoir LIterary Journal for 2 years.
She covered the 2013 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.
She wrote, directed, and video-edited (Final Cut Pro 7) a sketch comedy called The Interview”.
She has taught a weekly semester-long course to freshmen considering a major in English in which she created her own syllabus and emphasized how English can be a practical major. She focused on query letters, professional guest speakers, cover letters, resumes, and mock interviews.
She's written and edited humorous, dynamic questions for a quiz-your-friends game, on the order of Buzzfeed quizzes and Cards Against Humanity.