Samantha Johnston

Regional advertising director

Email: sjohnston@steamboatpilot.com Call: 970-871-4211

Samantha Johnston, 32, has been the regional advertising director for the Steamboat Pilot & Today, Craig Daily Press and Hayden Valley Press since January 2006. She previously worked as publisher of the Craig Daily Press for five years (2001-2006). Prior to that, she worked as Steamboat Pilot & Today classified advertising supervisor (1999-2000); and Craig Daily Press advertising manager (2000-2001).

Johnston grew up in Steamboat Springs and graduated from Colorado State University in 1999 with a degree in Technical Journalism. She received her MBA from Regis University in May 2007.

Johnston is actively involved in the Steamboat Springs and Craig communities. She is a member of the Ski Town USA morning Rotary club and a Steamboat Springs Chamber Orchestra board member.
Johnstons is a part-time firefigther and EMT with Craig Fire/Rescue.

In her spare time, Johnston can be found racing IMCA Modifieds on area dirt tracks.

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