samantha barry

samantha barry

Samantha Barry is a social media producer with BBC World News & a global media trainer. In her role with BBC she is responsible for utilising social media as a tool for newsgathering as well as community and audience building. She also works as a technology trainer for the US State Department and the United States Institute of Peace. Samantha is an Academy of Achievement 2012 delegate and recently named as one of the top 50 female innovators in digital journalism in the world. Born in Ireland and based in London, Samantha has worked in over 25 countries, training in broadcasting, technology and social media. Her roles have seen her travel to Burma, Iraq, Nigeria and Papua New Guinea to work with bloggers, activists and journalists. She’s is also currently working on a start-up video app for mobile journalism, called Vizibee. - See more at: http://www.admediasummit.com/en/speaker/the-event/2013-speakers/samantha-barry.html#sthash.grQIVyzW.dpuf