Sam P.K. Collins is a grassroots journalist and Pan-Afrikanist with multidisciplinary experience as a writer, editor, producer, researcher, and filmmaker.
AllEyesOnDC serves as part of his effort to shed light on issues that affect people of African descent in the D.C. metropolitan region through words and film. This mission crystallized during college and subsequent professional experiences.
Sam has more than five years of journalism experience. He reported on issues of mental health, food safety, public health and other matters as a health reporter at ThinkProgress. As a general assignment reporter at The Washington Informer, Sam has always appeared on the scene with D.C.’s movers and shakers, particularly millenials.
Sam’s previous experience also includes writing reports of President Barack Obama’s activities as a White House press pool reporter for American Urban Radio Networks. He has also had stints at National Public Radio and NBC Universal. Sam holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication and a master’s degree in public policy from The George Washington University. There, he founded ACE Magazine, a multicultural campus publication. Sam is a native Washingtonian of Liberian descent.