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Amy Kolb Noyes

P.O. Box 74, Lake Elmore, VT 05657



Green Guide to Nontoxic Housecleaning, Chelsea Green Publishing, 2009
Nontoxic Housecleaning, Chinese edition, Heliopolis Culture Group, 2011
Living the Green Up Way, Green Up Vermont, 2007, 2009
Poetry published in The Northern New England Review, 2006



Seven Days / Freelance Food Writer

May 2023 - Present – Burlington, Vermont

Vermont State University / Part Time Professor of Journalism

August 2023 - Present – Johnson, Vermont

Vermont Public Radio / Reporter / Producer / Host
October 2007 - July 2020 – Colchester, Vermont
I contributed to VPR as a broadcast and digital reporter and news
photographer. I produced the flagship news programs Morning Edition and All
Things Considered. I created, curated and hosted six seasons of Dorothy's List,
VPR's "book club for kids." In 2019, as an EWA Reporting Fellow, I reported
and produced Syllabus for Survival, a deep dive into the stability of Vermont's
colleges and universities. I also reported stories for NPR and worked with
national podcasts including This American Life and Peace Talks Radio.


The Stowe Reporter / Snow Sports Reporter & Editor
November 2011 - April 2014 – Stowe, Vermont
As a reporter and photographer, for three seasons, I covered snow sports
including competitive downhill skiing, snowboarding and Nordic skiing for this
weekly ski town paper. In 2013, for my third season, I was named Snow Sports
Editor, in charge of all snow sports related content, including editing weekly
commentaries and submissions.


Wolcott Town Report / Official Photojournalist
2004 - 2011 – Wolcott, Vermont
My photographs appeared on the cover and throughout this bound annual
town report, sent to every resident.


News & Citizen / Sr. Reporter/ Photographer / Arts & Living Editor
March 1995 - April 2010 – Morrisville, Vermont
I started as a reporter and photographer and worked my way up to senior
reporter/photographer and editor of Arts & Living content for two weekly
papers, News & Citizen and The Transcript. I wrote local news stories and
columns for N&C, covering several award-winning stories. My cover stories for
The Transcript included award-winning features, poetry and children's fiction.


WVMX-FM / News Director
1991 - 1993 – Stowe, Vermont
I was half of a morning show duo, delivering newscasts every half-hour. I was
in charge of the station's overall news content, including managing the
afternoon and weekend newscasters.



National Newspaper Association – 2010 third place, Best Business Story

Vermont Press Association – 1999 first place, Best Local Story;

2005 first place, Best Local Story; 2006 honorable mention, Feature Writing

Lamoille County Planning Commission – 1999 Jim Marvin Award for Excellence in Reporting

Northern Vermont University – 2023 Master of Fine Arts Award


MFA Invitational/Julian Scott Memorial Gallery

Fall 2022 – Johnson, Vermont

I displayed Trapped, a multimedia ocean debris installation, and

altered photographs from my Memories collection.

Exposed. / Helen Day Art Center
Summer & Fall 2012 – Stowe, Vermont
I was one of five Vermont poets chosen to participate in a Renga poetry
project displayed throughout the village of Stowe as part of this public art
exhibit. Other notable participants included David Budbill and Julia Shipley.


Vermont – Day by Day / Studio Place Arts
Summer 2004 – Barre, Vermont
Several of my photographs were selected for this exhibit featuring the work of
Vermont press photographers.

Residencies, Grants & Fellowships


Education Writers Association – 2019 National Reporting Fellowship

Vermont Arts Council – 2013 Artist Development Grant

Vermont Studio Center – 2010 Vermont Artists & Writers Week Residency

Vermont Arts Council – 2010 Breaking into Business Grant



Syracuse University / BS in Broadcast Journalism

September 1987 - May 1991 – Syracuse, New York

I received a Bachelor of Science degree in broadcast journalism from theS.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.


Vermont College of Fine Arts / Continuing Education2006, 2013 – Montpelier, Vermont

I took a graduate course, Writing for Children, in the summer of 2006.

I attended a Novel Writing Retreat in the spring of 2013.


Vermont State University / MFA Studio Arts

Spring 2021-Present – Johnson, Vermont

Anticipated graduation date: May 2024

Professional Affiliations & Volunteer Positions


River Arts, board president
Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators, member
Education Writers Association, fellow
Library of Congress' Letters About Literature Contest, Vermont State Judge 2015-2018
Red Clover Picture Book Award Nomination Committee 2006-2012

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