CORE is are delighted to introduce a new member to our team – Samantha Herndon, CORE Communications Manager. Samantha will lead communications for CORE research projects and overall operations. Her role will include creating customized materials to share CORE’s research findings with diverse audiences and developing media-and policy-relevant communications.
Samantha hails from Atlanta, Georgia, and has a background in nonprofit administration, video production, and digital content. She earned a Master’s degree focused on Media Studies from the Moody College of Communication at the University of Texas at Austin, and completed her undergraduate degree at Connecticut College. Previously Samantha was an instructor in the Communication Arts department at UW-Madison. She strives to make her work as inclusive and intersectional as possible, and appreciates feedback as she works toward this goal. Samantha enjoys hiking, live music, movies, and time with family and friends.