Samantha Rojas has been writing for Broward Cultural Division since February 2002. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Toronto in Canada, followed with seven years’ experience in business, marketing, promotions and finance with Estee Lauder Cosmetics, Canada. As the owner and freelance writer/consultant with Swan Communications, Inc. she has written professionally for the last 12 years.
Rojas writes all press material on Cultural Division initiatives, programs and events; all the copy for the Division’s publications, and has published articles and profiles on the arts and culture for the fine arts magazines, Cultural Quarterly
; an award winning column for Go Riverwalk
called Culturally Speaking
(monthly column since 2004); Art of the Times; and The Sun-Sentinel; Weston and Las Olas Lifestyle, and intermittent blogs for Americans for the Arts
She has also interviewed and profiled international names such as artist Romeo Britto, the Radio City Rockettes, and Cheech Marin; and writes speeches for Broward County dignitaries. She also reports on outside cultural events and other arts and economic initiatives for the Division, as well as independent clients such as Funding Arts Broward
Originally from Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean, Rojas lived in Toronto for 12 years before making Fort Lauderdale her home in August 1997.