Samantha Stainburn

Breaking News writer in New York


Samantha Stainburn is a GlobalPost Breaking News writer based in Brooklyn, New York.

Sam specializes in writing about business, education and culture. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, US News & World Report, Crain’s Chicago Business and the Washington Post, among other publications.

Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Sam has also lived in Maseru, Lesotho; Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Bandung, Indonesia; Islamabad, Pakistan; Port of Spain, Trinidad; and Kingston, Canada. Sam graduated from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, where she studied Politics and Drama.