Samantha Baker

Writer. Dreamer. Explorer.


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Samantha Baker


Think Mag • Des Moines, IA • Senior Editor

January 2014 – May 2014

• Provide closer look at new STD results sharing app, a look at the psychology behind user-experience design, and discuss the effects of a new Muslim American comic book character

• Generate story ideas, edit stories, and write stories

Limerence Magazine • Denver, CO • Guest Blogger

November 2013 – April 2014

• Review top party songs of past year, preview upcoming music tours, sneak peeks of soon to be released films, playlist of the week, and list best music collaborations of the last year

• Generate story ideas, write blogs, and edit stories

DUiN • Drake University • Editor-in-Chief

September 2013 – May 2014

• Organize and lead meetings, generate story ideas, edit stories, critique designs, and compile issues

DUiN • Drake University • Writer

September 2010 – May 2014

• Take an inside look at the campus dining hall, shine a light on campus life outside of the classroom, personify typography, and rank campus bars

• Generate story ideas, edit stories, critique designs

Inked Magazine • New York, NY • Blogger

June 2013 – August 2013

• Reveal latest celebrity tattoos, preview latest technology, discuss fresh fashion finds, and review events

• Generate story ideas, edit stories, fact check potential issue


Drake University • Des Moines, IA

August 2010 – May 2014

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication: Magazine Journalism

Bachelor of Arts: English

Relevant Coursework

Communications in Society • Freelance Magazine Writing • Intro to Visual Communication • Magazine Production • Magazine Publishing • Magazine Staff Writing • Media Editing • Media Responsibility Over Time • Multimedia Lab • Reporting & Writing Principles • Social Media Strategies • Web Page Design


Alpha Phi Omega [Service Fraternity] • Drake Mag • DUiN • Habitat for Humanity • Sigma Tau Delta [International English Honors Fraternity] • To Write Love on Her Arms


Adobe InDesign • CSS • HTML • iDVD • iMovie • Microsoft PowerPoint • Microsoft Word • Organized • Social Media • Timely • WordPress • Writing

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