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Biography

   Amy is an award winning journalist who has worked in print, broadcast and digital media in Vermont since 1991. Her first job in professional radio was at WVMX in Stowe, where she worked as News Director and co-host of The Morning Show.

   More recently Amy spent 14 years as a reporter, host and producer at Vermont Public Radio. During that time she contributed to several national radio programs and podcasts, including National Public Radio's flagship news programs Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

   Amy created, curated and hosted six seasons of Dorothy's List, VPR's radio book club for middle grade readers.
   In 2019 Amy was named a National Reporting Fellow for the Education Writers Association. The fellowship funded Syllabus for Survival, a reporting project examining the struggles faced by Vermont's small, independent colleges.

   Amy took a step back from full time reporting to concentrate on creating books for children. She is currently working on an illustrated children's poetry collection, two nonfiction picture books, an easy reader series and a middle grade novel in verse.

   Amy continues to freelance for Vermont publications and media organizations. In addition, she teaches publishing courses at Vermont State University – Johnson.

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