Our Business Team

Julian Strachan
Business Director

Julian is MediaFile's business director and a Masters Candidate at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. 

Samantha Cookinham
Communications Director

Samantha Cookinham is a senior at The George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA) majoring in Journalism and Mass Communication. While at GWU, she has interned at Hill.TV, the Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin’s Office, and at Capitol TV in Rhode Island. She previously worked with The New York Times on an audience development project for a new section that launched in April of 2018 as part of her audience development course. Samantha has worked for SMPA since 2017 and is the Communications and Marketing Assistant. Currently, Samantha is an intern at CBS News with CBS This Morning.