Q Could you please give me some information on Samantha Brown of the Travel Channel? She's a delight!
—Carolyn Mattz, Palos Park, Ill.
Samantha Brown, 38, was born in Dallas, but her family soon after moved to New Castle, N.H., where she was raised. She holds a bachelor of fine arts degree in musical theater from Syracuse University. Her early work included television commercials, as well as a few off-Broadway plays, before auditioning for the Travel Channel and becoming its wide-ranging maven. She and husband Kevin live in New York City.