Amy V.

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  • Joined March 2016

I work at the intersection of content, community & product. I'm a pioneer in social content strategy and craft compelling messages.

  • New York, NY, United States
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Amy V.
New York, NY, United States

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Community Content Copywriting Social Media Strategy



After years as a professional newspaper reporter and editor, I made the leap into social media. I was a pioneer in the field, and have worked with the American Museum of Natural History, Verizon Wireless, VentureBeat and more.

Work history

AppFinder microsite launch and expansion
I filled in for the site editor, who went on maternity leave a month and a half before the site launched. I managed all content and developed the roadmap to expand the categories & apps on the site.
American Museum of Natural History
Social Strategy & Usability Consultant, Asian Folksonomy Project
The museum contracted me to work with the company developing a microsite to help the Hall of Asian Peoples develop a folksonomy for their collection. I developed a social strategy for the site launch & advised on usability issues.



Northwestern University
Journalism (minors in Spanish and history)



writing digital media editing social media management social media strategy social media marketing product marketing product strategy community building community management


Excel Wordpress Sprout Social IFTTT Bitly Buffer Canva Facebook Flipboard LinkedIn Meetup Mention Twitter Tweetdeck Storify


Not seeking work


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Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Animals & Pets Education Entertainment Media Philanthropy Science Social Enterprise Tech Venture Capital

What I read

Anything by Philip K. Dick. Currently reading the Culture series by Iain Banks. read Vox, Mic, Buzzfeed, The Verge, Fred Wilson's blog and random links from all over.

Side projects

Co-founder (predictive analytics for news publishers)
In the process of writing a book

Ideal team

The team size doesn't matter so much, as long as it's collaborative, but not micro-managing. If you hire me, I can do the job.