Samantha Benitz is a digital staff writer with a true passion for entertainment news. She loves to cover hot topics, including reality shows from 90 Day Fiancéto Teen Mom and Love & Hip Hop, as well as all of the star-studded events.
Work or writing background leading to expertise
Samantha always stays on top of the fashion and beauty trends, so you can turn to her for insight on any of the wild fads taking Hollywood by storm. Even when she’s not on the clock, she is tapped into the celebrity world! Over the years, she’s interviewed stars from dating shows, reality shows and scripted TV series.
Samantha graduated with honors from California State University, Northridge, studying journalism and creative writing. While she was in college, Samantha also filled her schedule with internships to learn everything she could from others thriving in the industry.
Samantha got her start as a writer for Hollywood Life, and was later promoted to an editor, giving her the opportunity to run the site on weekends, which meant she was pitching trending stories and managing their social media accounts. While going to college, the Las Vegas native interned for Celebuzz and E! Online. Upon graduation, she served as a host and producer for AfterBuzzTV, allowing her the chance to interview celebrities on camera.