Writer, content creator and ardent foodie Samantha Callender is a Chicago-based multimedia journalist whose passion for storytelling shines through her various work. From political and civic reporting to all things luxury, lifestyle and entertainment, Samantha writes stories that serve as catalysts for honest dialogue and activism. With the core belief that pop culture has the power to entertain as well as educate the masses, Samantha’s work often explores the compelling intersects between entertainment and social-political matters.
Currently, Samantha is a contributor to Essence.com. Read more from her on The Root, People, Cosmopolitan, Seventeen and many other publications nationwide.