Samantha Burmeister received her B.A. in communication studies from Elmhurst College, located in Elmhurst, Illinois and her M.A. in communication from the University of Illinois-Springfield.
Burmeister serves as the Director of Athletics Communication at Wilson and teaches Journalism 201. Previously, she had a stint at MacMurray College, located in Jacksonville, Illinois, where she was the Sports Information Director and taught a communication practicum class with a focus on sports communication.
With a wide variety of internships, Burmeister amassed a large amount of live experience in journalism in several areas. She completed an internship at WGN-TV, as a sports production intern as well as WESH-TV news, as a newsroom intern, based out of Orlando, Florida. As the Director of Athletics Communication at Wilson, she utilizes various communication skills and practices and applies them to the day to day tasks that promote the athletic department and Wilson College.