• Samantha Beech is a Senior News Editor at CNN International. Based at CNN's headquarters in Atlanta, she manages a global team of producers and researchers who respond to and gather world news. She has been with CNN since April 2016.

    Samantha is also responsible for coordinating the relationships between CNN's newsgathering teams of correspondents, field producers and freelancers with its television platforms and digital teams.

    In her previous role as a producer for CNN, she contributed to CNN's Peabody Award-winning coverage of conflicts in Iraq and Syria, specifically "ISIS in Iraq and Syria," "Undercover in Syria" and "Battle for Mosul."

    A native of Australia, Samantha has previously been employed as a network television correspondent, field producer and supervising editor in Perth, Sydney and London.