Samantha Benent

  • Local News Partnerships
  • CrowdTangle (Facebook)

Samantha Bennet is part of Facebook’s Local News Partnerships team and is responsible for CrowdTangle's relationships with local publishers. As part of the Facebook Journalism Project, CrowdTangle is helping local newsrooms discover local stories on social, measure performance, understand social audiences and drive revenue. Before joining Facebook, Samantha spent five years at CBS Local as the social strategy and audience development manager. She was responsible for working with each of CBS's owned and operated local TV stations to develop strategy, implement best social practices and train newsrooms on new products and initiatives.