A reporter and producer with over 20 years of experience, now Stacey Samuel currently serves as supervising editor for National Public Radio’ each week putting together “Weekend Edition” –a broadcast that puts a premium on Arts & Culture coverage. Before radio, Ms. Samuel covered politics, national security and the Supreme Court for CNN, where she was part of the team that won an Emmy for the coverage of the 2012 US presidential elections. She also has field produced for CBS Evening News and CBS This Morning. Her reporting experience includes reporting on education  for an ABC affiliate in Florida.

Stacey’s local reporting earned her an Edward R. Murrow award, amongst others. Along with award-winning talent, she has completed two HBO documentaries on children focusing on music and another dissecting diversity in America, which won Emmy Awards and numerous other acknowledgments. Her many credits include stories she's produced for ABC's 20/20, CNN, Court TV, History Channel, Discovery Health and A&E, WNBC, Lifetime, and Nickelodeon. Ms. Samuel has taught journalism at the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and frequently speaks about journalism to university students. She has a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University and an undergraduate degree in French and economics from Wesleyan University.