Samantha Shankman


Samantha Shankman is a reporter at Skift, a travel intelligence startup that offers news, data, and tools to the travel industry and business travelers. She is a graduate of James Madison University with a major in journalism, global justice studies, and a minor in Spanish. Her goal is to continually find work wherein she can use her language and cultural acumen while learning and excelling the fields of journalism, social media, international politics, travel, and cultural diffusion. She highlights some of her best clips at