#140MTL Speaker Amy Vernon @amyvernon
Amy spent nearly 20 years as a professional daily newspaper journalist before the Great Newspaper Culling of 2008. She made a seamless transformation from old media to new and has been featured in articles in a variety of publications and sites, including the New York Times, Venture Beat, Hybrid Mom, and OurBlook and has been a guest or guest host on several well-known podcasts, including The Drill Down, The Urly Show and Social Blade.
She’s an inaugural inductee of the New Jersey Social Media Hall of Fame and has spoken at many conferences and events, including SXSW Interactive, Columbia Journalism’s Social Media Weekend, Reynolds Journalism Institute’s The Engagement Metric, ROFL Con II and Affiliate Summit East. Amy also is known as the Bacon Queen of the Internet. She is married and has two amazing boys.