Sam was born and raised in Charlotte, NC. Her first job was working at the music retail store Media Play, where she spent a good portion of the money she earned on CD’s and concert tickets. Sam became a regular at local music venues by the time she was 17, catching both national & local acts. In 2002 Sam interned for WEND-FM while attending a community college. Sam briefly wrote for a local, independent music magazine Amps 11 in 2008. In that short time, she interviewed Alex Gaskarth (All Time Low) & Mike Ruocco (Cinder Road). She also received a B.A. in Communications, with a focus in print journalism from Wingate University in Wingate, NC. In May 2010, Sam began an internship with Howard Rosen Promotion while a junior in college. In 2011, she finished in the top 3 for the NARIP’s Best Intern of the Year. Sam now handles all Social Media for Howard Rosen Promotion. Sam still resides in Charlotte