Samuel Heard serves as an editor and content coordinator for the Marketing and Communications group. He has been on staff at the Baptist state convention since June 2022.

Samuel spent most of his childhood in Central Asia before moving to Greenville, South Carolina for his bachelor’s degree. In 2019, he graduated with an interdisciplinary degree in English and Christian Studies from North Greenville University. Since then, he worked overseas as a researcher and a travel writer and also spent some time working as an employment specialist with a refugee agency.

Samuel and his wife, Brittany, have one son. They live in Wake Forest, where Samuel is currently pursuing his master’s degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.