Samantha Hayes



Co-anchor of TV3’s Newshub and winner of Dancing with the Stars 2018, Samantha Hayes has become a household name.

Her career with TV3 began when she was just 17 years old. Over the last decade she has presented on Nightline, Newshub Late, 3rd Degree, 3D, 3D Investigates, Newsworthy and Firstline.

Samantha’s stories have seen her venture into Mongrel Mob and Black Power gang headquarters, sit down in the recording studio with Kiwi singer Lorde, camp in Antarctica’s mountains in -30degC and run a half marathon in the Masai Mara Game Reserve during the Great Migration.

With a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Media Studies from Wellington’s Victoria University, as well as a Certificate in Media Communication from Aoraki Polytechnic in Dunedin, Samantha was born to be a journalist.

In this Masterclass, you will learn coping mechanisms of how to execute actions under pressure and keep a level-head.