Samantha Shook

Santa Clara, CA USA

Professional Experience

With over four years of experience at lifestyle and women's interest websites, I've honed my ability to adapt to different audiences and content management systems, edit the work of other writers, and curate quality content covering a variety of topics.


Content Editor (online)
4 Years
6 Years
4 Years


1 Year


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
1 Year
Online/new media
4 Years
Book Publishing Consumer
2 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

6 Years

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs) (10+)

Other Work History

I worked as an online editor for's Healthy Living section for over two years, and as an online editor with Hearst digital (specifically and for a year and a half. I interned with the Beauty Department at US Weekly and also worked as an Editorial Assistant and Assistant Editor for Counseling textbooks for Thomson Learning (now called Cengage) for almost two years.

Technical Skills

Content management

Computer Skills

Word, Excel, Google Drive, OS X, Windows, WordPress, basic: HTML, Photoshop, Omniture





A roundup of gift ideas for eco-conscious beauty lovers.
One man set out to show how easy it would be for his cat to become a certified therapist.
A themed decorating slideshow curated using images from back issues of the magazine.
Slideshow of celebs during NY fashion week.
A slideshow highlighting the results of a study on status symbols of each decade since the 1950s.