Senior Writer, Newsweek/Daily Beast, Allison Samuels: “How I Made It” Season 4 – Episode 1

Hey StyleBlazers, welcome to Season 4 – Episode 1 of our exclusive web series, How I Made It.

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About This Episode

 Allison Samuels is a senior writer at Newsweek/Daily Beast.  As a young girl, Allison discovered early on her passion for writing.  After graduating from Clark Atlanta University, it was then that she realized Entertainment writing specifically was the area in which she wanted to grow and see her work flourish in.

She has written for countless publications including, Rolling Stone, O, Essence, and Vibe. In addition, Allison is author of Christmas Soul and Off the Record.  In her latest book, What Would Michelle Do? A Modern-Day Guide to Living with Substance and Style. Allison hopes to encourage and inspire women in all facets of life to be more confident, courageous and classy just like First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama.
In this episode of How I Made It Allison Samuels speaks exclusively about the lack of diversity within mainstream journalism and offers encouragement the up-and-coming writer looking to break into the business.
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