Samantha Bryant is a versatile and experienced public relations professional with an expansive array of media contacts under her belt. She has proven success in the arenas of providing comprehensive publicity campaigns, event planning, strategic marketing, brand and service launches, social media promotions and media kit development.

Samantha’s illustrious career span has allowed her to truly know today’s media inside and out. She has been on both ends of the spectrum serving as a newspaper reporter at an award-winning publication in Iowa City and assisting in the production of a nationally syndicated NBC Universal television show in Chicago during her early career path.

She also served as an account executive at Sanderson & Associates, a public relations agency that provided stellar publicity for national franchisors and individual franchisees via target marketing. From there, Samantha transitioned to the lifestyle public relations scene working as an account executive at Margie Korshak, Inc. This agency allowed her the experience to work for distinguished and diversified clientele in the arena of consumer products. She also served as an account manager for Grace Public Relations, an agency that has been nominated for numerous awards including Fashion Group International’s “Rising Star Awards”.

Samantha is a results-driven publicist who has worked on a plethora of nationally recognized consumer accounts, in addition to regional projects. Her clients have ranged from retail giants, online .com launches to non-profits. This includes Victoria’s Secret, FanFueled.com, StarChefs.com, Furla, McDonald’s, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, theWit Hotel, Today’s Chicago Woman Magazine and QVC personality Lori Greiner, to name a few.

Many of Samantha’s clients have graced the pages and television screens of USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, Woman’s Day, MSNBC.com, FHM, Forbes, Entrepreneur, 5280 Magazine, Westword, Crain’s Chicago Business, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, WGN America, ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX, among many others.

Samantha graduated from The University of Iowa earning a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication. The school has long been recognized as a leader in journalism education. She was also a double major, earning a degree in International Studies.