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Samantha Conti

Bureau Chief, London

Samantha Conti is head of the London bureau of WWD, covering U.K. and European news. She joined Fairchild Fashion Group in 1995 as a correspondent in WWD's Milan bureau and later became co-bureau chief, writing news and features for WWD, and its former sister publication W Magazine. She joined WWD's London bureau in 2001. Samantha graduated from Yale University with a degree in Italian language and literature and holds a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University. She began her career as a reporter for Reuters in Rome.

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