On Sunday, I explained why there are, in fact, a few errant photos of my daughter floating around online on America Weekend. Lots more media happening this week: CNN, CTV, NPR, CKNW…
- Webbmedia GroupFounder and CEO, 2005 - present
- U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential CommissionDelegate, 2010 - present
- SlateColumnist, 2013 - present
- Spark CampCo-Founder, 2011 - present
- Columbia UniversityLecturer, 2007 - present
Amy holds many professional affiliations and collaborates with a number of institutions. She is a Delegate on the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission and has been a Lecturer at the Columbia University Sulzberger Program at the Graduate School of Journalism since it began in 2007. She is a member of the Aspen Institute Dialogue on Libraries. Amy is also a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Interactive Media Peer Group), serving as a judge for the Emmy awards. Amy is a former member of the Board of Directors for the Online News Association and serves on a number of advisory boards, including the SXSW Accelerator, Temple University’s School of Media and Communication and the International Center for Journalists. Amy is an advisor to several startups, including TheLi.st, AdGlue and Knod.es.
Amy originally attended the Jacobs School of Music to study classical clarinet and has an M.S. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She also earned Nikyu Certification in the Japanese government-administered Language Proficiency Test and speaks fluently. Amy began her career as a reporter/ writer with Newsweek (Tokyo) and the Wall Street Journal (Hong Kong) where she covered emerging technology, media and cultural trends. She contributes to a number of publications, including the Harvard Business Review and Slate, where she writes the "Data Mine" column.
In 2013, Amy published “Data, A Love Story,” a bestselling book about the world of online dating, consumer behavior and finding love via algorithms. Amy was featured on Good Morning America, 20/20, The View, NPR and CNN, and her book was covered by numerous media outlets, including People Magazine, Time, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Wired, Elle, Slate, Huffington Post, Grazia, ReadWrite, Mashable and many others. Data has since been translated into several languages and has garnered a worldwide audience.
- Columbia University
- Indiana University