humor, directness, easy-to-read, digestible, concise, compelling, dynamic.
reading, yoga, cooking, piano.
Graduated with Honors with a 3.5 GPA.
Wrote a college guidebook detailing reviews of academic experience for prospective University of Montana students.
Wrote and edited copy on consumer electronics for Vann's: cameras, TVs, amplifiers, headphones, Blu-ray players, speakers, etc.
Wrote profiles on film luminaries as well as covered movie premieres and after-party events, interviewing celebrities, Leonardo Dicaprio, Gossip Girl cast, Keifer Sutherland, High School Musical cast, Amy Sherman-Palladino, creator of Gilmore Girls.
As a copywriter for Vanns, and its sister company, BigSkyCountry, she wrote copy on clothing, particularly outdoor, athletic, and active-wear.
This guidebook she wrote on the University of Montana combines humor and exposition to reveal the culture, academics, and overall atmosphere of the University of Montana.
As a copywriter for Vanns, and its new company, BigSkyCountry, she wrote copy on outdoor equipment, such as sleeping bags, stoves, backpacks, and more.
As a copywriter for Vanns, an electronics, appliances, and computer company, she wrote copy on electronics, such as headphones, iPod docks, USB chargers, blu-ray and DVD players, television sets, computers, printers, Blu-Ray glasses, camcorders, digital cameras, and surge protectors.
Wrote and edited product copy, website copy, ad copy for appliances at Vann's. Refrigerators, dishwashers, stoves, microwaves, ovens, washer-dryers, sinks, freezers.
Wrote articles for Publishers Weekly, The Hollywood Reporter, the Montanan, and Great Falls Tribune.
She had a short-lived blog called "Y" about Generation Y related topics, analyzing millennials: particularly hook-up culture, feminism, and "The Skinny on Fat Rationalization"
Samantha has written a coming-of-age without coming novel called The Petting Zoo, which has agent interest. She is currently revising The Petting Zoo for publication.
She wrote, directed, and video-edited (Final Cut Pro 7) a sketch comedy called "The Interview" about an overqualified college graduate interviewing for a dishwashing job with a passive-aggressive yogi.