Samantha Leal

Samantha Leal is the former deputy editor at Well+Good, where she spent most of her day thinking of new ideas across platforms, bringing on new writers, overseeing the day-to-day of the website, and working with the editorial team to produce stories and packages. Before W+G, she was the senior web editor for Marie Claire and the deputy editor for, with bylines all over the internet. Graduating from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University with a minor in African history, she’s written everything from travel guides and political op-eds to wine explainers (currently enrolled in the WSET program) and celebrity profiles.

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