Samantha Tadelman [Videographer/Editor/Photojournalist], 2014 Columbia College Chicago graduate, grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. Her love of photography started in the darkroom during her high school career. She currently works as a Media Producer for the U.S. Army Field Band in Maryland. The Field Band is the Army's premiere touring concert/jazz band, touring the country for over 100 days per year.
Previously she worked as a news videographer in Washington, D.C. for a national network, Cheddar TV, filming politics at the White House and on Capitol Hill.
During undergrad she traveled to 15 different countries while studying at both the University of Westminster in London and the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. She then traveled to another 15+ countries while working as a videographer on a Holland America Line cruise ship. During her professional career, Samantha has frequently photographed concerts of bands including Bon Jovi, Coldplay, Vampire Weekend, Switchfoot, and many more. Her affinity towards photojournalism and documentary brought her to one of her favorite positions as a Multimedia Editor for The Columbia Chronicle.
Through thought-provoking images and videos, Samantha hopes to share her travels and captured moments with the rest of the world.
"Your camera is your ticket to a front row seat to history and your passport to the world." - Photojournalist John H. White (Keep in Flight)