Sunday August 9, 2020

Willie O’Reilly: Barry’s having a ball, but her industry is in peril

Though the RTE documentary about Glamour editor Samantha Barry was a fun watch, the media sphere in which she operates is shrinking by the year

14th June, 2020
Samantha Barry: digital-first strategy

The rise and rise of Samantha Barry, straight outta Ballincollig and now editor-in-chief of Conde Nast’s New York-based fashion mag Glamour, made for an engaging documentary on RTÉ One last Monday. With the Big Apple as the background (always a good start), we followed the Cork native’s career from rejection by RTÉ to the top floors of One World Trade Center in Manhattan.

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