Samantha Barry is the editor-in-chief of Glamour where she oversees content, development,
and consumer experiences across the brand’s digital, social, video, and print verticals. Under
her leadership, Glamour emphasizes a digital-first focus on original reporting, exclusive
features, and unique perspectives impacting women today across financial, interpersonal,
fashion, beauty, wellness, and political topics. She has also strengthened Glamour’s
commitment to body positivity by showcasing size-inclusive brands and models across all
Barry has transformed the annual Women of the Year Awards into an inspirational multi-day
event, celebrating Glamour’s diverse community of women through a series of rewarding
experiences, empowering panels, discussions, hands-on activations, and keynotes.
Prior to joining Glamour Barry served as executive producer for social and emerging media at
CNN Worldwide. Under her leadership at CNN, the network became the most followed and
fanned news organization in the world. 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.