About Samantha

cropped-unnamed2.jpg

Samantha Davenport is a student at the University of Alaska Anchorage double majoring in journalism and political science. She was born and raised in Alaska. Samantha enjoys london fogs, pad thai and a good baseball tee.

Samantha is the Executive Editor at The Northern Light, UAA’s student-run newspaper. Before becoming Executive Editor, she filled the roles of Assistant A&E Editor, A&E Editor and Managing Editor at The Northern Light. In 2018, Samantha led the TNL newsroom to win 11 Alaska Press Club Awards, a record-win for the newspaper.

She is a board member of Alaska Press Club and the treasurer for Spenard Community Council. She has previously worked as an intern at Alaska Dispatch News (now the Anchorage Daily News) and at Alaska Public Media. Samantha is also the Managing Editor of The Spenardian, an award-winning hyper-local news blog and magazine for the neighborhood of the Spenard neighborhood.

Samantha has been published in Alaska Dispatch News, Alaska Public Media, The Northern Light, The Anchorage Press, The Frontiersman, Alaska’s Energy Desk, Last Frontier Magazine, Crude Magazine, Mountain View Post, The Spenardian and True North Magazine.

For more information or a copy of Samantha’s resume, contact Samantha at samanthabdavenport@gmail.com.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s