Editor-in-Chief, Gotham and Hamptons
Samantha Yanks, Editor-in-Chief of Niche Media’s Gotham and Hamptons magazines, has over 10 years experience in the fashion and publishing fields. As Editor-in-Chief, Yanks oversees the editorial pages and secures and manages the magazines’ high-profile contributors and covers. She generates content that focuses on New York- and Hamptons-based personalities, establishments, and the best that the city and beach communities have to offer in the worlds of beauty, business, culture and dining, entertainment, fashion, interior design, and real estate.
Prior to her current position, Yanks was Fashion & Accessories Director for Niche Media where she scoured the country for fashion in every city, filling her pages in Aspen Peak, Boston Common, Capitol File, Gotham, Hamptons, Los Angeles Confidential, Michigan Avenue, and Philadelphia Style with the hottest trends. Prior to Niche Media, Yanks was at O, The Oprah Magazine, as Senior Accessories Editor, and Vogue, in the fashion and accessories department, going from Associate Accessories Editor to Accessories Editor in her five years at the magazine.
Most recently Yanks has become an on-air expert on numerous television segments discussing fashion, beauty, and lifestyle. She has appeared on The Today Show, Nightly News, and LXTV, as well has having a regular segment on Plum TV in the Hamptons.
Samantha Yanks graduated from Tulane University. Today, she lives in Greenwich Village with her husband and daughter.