Sam has contributed to This American Life, The Guardian, the Dublin Review, Sunday Business Post, The Monthly, The Morning News, The Daily Beast, The ABC, InStyle, Monocle, ABC, Sydney Morning Herald and elsewhere.
He started his career in Dublin with a national monthly magazine, Mongrel, and later launched the online narrative journalism site, The Racket. He was staff reporter at the Vineyard Gazette in Massachusetts where he won a NEMPA first prize for human interest reporting. He also had a stint in Australia as deputy editor of news site, The Global Mail, where he won a 2014 Human Rights Award and was finalist for a Walkley award (Social Equity), for work on a group project about asylum seeker detention centres. He is on Twitter. You can email him at sambungey [at] gmail [dot] com.