Samantha Lauriello

Samantha Lauriello

Right now, Samantha Lauriello is probably eating her way through New York City, a favorite pastime for this social media editor and TikTok channel host for Travel + Leisure. Samantha got her start as an editorial intern, pitching and writing articles for Manhattan Media. She segued into an editorial assistant role at PopSugar, writing articles, galleries, and listicles for the digital publication. In 2018, Samantha took a job at what was then Meredith Corporation, holding a position as assistant editor for Health before landing her current role as social media editor for Travel + Leisure. As a host for the publication’s TikTok channel, Samantha takes viewers from the shores of Lake Como in Italy to the streets of Paris. She’s reported on a safari camp in Kenya, a celebrity hideaway in the Utah desert, and given a first-hand account of the studio where Picasso lived and painted.

• Social media editor and TikTok travel host for Travel + Leisure
• Received bachelor’s in print and digital journalism from Penn State University
• Received a publishing certificate from New York University

About Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is a top travel media brand with a mission to inform and inspire passionate travelers. Our expert team includes a network of hundreds of writers and photographers across the globe, all providing a local eye on the best places to stay, eat, and explore. We reach an audience that takes 76 million round trips annually, offering valuable travel tips, ideas and inspiration, and products you need to get you to your destination — whether it’s a small town or big city, beach or lake, national park or theme park, road trip, cruise, or long-haul flight, and everything in between. Learn more about us and our editorial process

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