Samantha Brett is an author, news reporter/ presenter and columnist. She currently works at 7 News Sydney & Sunrise, is occasionally on the desk or presenting weather, and was previously Seven Sydney’s court reporter. Samantha started her career in New York at the Fox News Channel, before going on to file reports for CNN, CBS & Sky News.
Early on in her career, Samantha started Australia's first news online interactive column, writing Australia's mostly widely read column for the Sydney Morning Herald. The daily column went on to attract more than 100,000 readers a day, thousands of comments and sat on top of the country's most-read news blog for six years.
During this time Samantha wrote six bestselling books, thousands of articles and lent her time to a number of charities and public speaking roles, before returning to her news roots by moving to the country.
Samantha became a reporter for Prime7 News before moving around the state reporting on politics, crime and major world events for Sky News and filing stories for CNN Asia, CNN America, and CBS in New York. Samantha is currently a news reporter / presenter with the Seven News Network in Sydney.
Samantha has filed news reports on major world events including the terror attack in Bangkok, the Aurora Australis rescue of the stranded Antarctica expedition, and the jailing of an Australian Greenpeace activist in Russia.
In her spare time, Samantha continues to write books aimed at empowering women. "The Game Changers: Success Secrets of 40 Women At The Top" made headlines worldwide in over 100 publications, and has been featured on Good Morning America, 20/20 and Fox News. "The Juggle" is Samantha's latest book co-authored with Steph Adams and celebrates motherhood.
Samantha also enjoys hosting a number of charity events throughout the year.