Samantha Chery

Washington, D.C.

Breaking news reporter, Features

Education: University of Florida, BS in Journalism

Samantha Chery is a breaking news reporter in Features. Previously, she was a multiplatform editor for The Washington Post's gender and identity team, where she reported and curated gender and identity coverage, as well as wrote the Lily Lines newsletter. She joined The Post in 2022 as a reporting intern for the Features desk and previously wrote for Andscape and the South Florida Sun Sentinel. She graduated from the University of Florida, where she was an inaugural managing editor of Atrium, the school's narrative nonfiction magazine.
Latest from Samantha Chery

What to know about the looming SAG-AFTRA strike, its impact on Hollywood

SAG-AFTRA is poised to join the WGA in its two-month-long walkout, which would effectively shut down Hollywood in the first dual strike since 1960.

July 12, 2023

Colleen Ballinger cancels tour amid ‘grooming’ and racism allegations

Former fans have accused the YouTube star best known for playing Miranda Sings of sending explicit messages and exploiting underage fans.

July 12, 2023

Emmy nominations list: ‘The Bear,’ ‘Succession’ rack up nods for 2023

The nominees for the 75th Emmy Awards were announced Wednesday, with "Succession," "The Last of Us" and "The Bear" racking up nods.

July 12, 2023

Keke Palmer’s boyfriend mom-shamed her. It didn’t end well for him.

Keke Palmer fans were outraged after her boyfriend, Darius Daulton Jackson, criticized the outfit she wore to an Usher concert.

July 6, 2023

Allison Mack released from prison early in NXIVM case

The former “Smallville” actress was sentenced to three years in prison for her role in recruiting women for the cultlike sex-trafficking group.

July 5, 2023

YouTuber Grace Helbig announces breast cancer diagnosis

The internet comedian revealed in an online video that she has breast cancer.

July 4, 2023

Celebrities love wood. They’re not alone.

Two popular TikToks reveal "celebrity wood brags," but a love for good wood isn't exclusive to the rich and famous.

July 4, 2023

The movies and shows delayed by the Hollywood strike: A growing list

Highly anticipated projects including "Avatar" and "Star Wars" films and Marvel's new "Daredevil" series have been delayed amid the Hollywood strike.

July 1, 2023

SAG-AFTRA actors extend negotiations. Here’s what a strike would mean.

SAG-AFTRA, a union representing about 160,000 actors and other performers, will extend contract talks with Hollywood studios until July 12.

July 1, 2023

Activist apologizes for going topless at White House Pride event

Rose Montoya, a trans advocate, will not be invited to future White House events after going topless at a Pride event hosted by Joe and Jill Biden.

June 17, 2023