Amy Vernon spent nearly 20 years as a professional daily newspaper journalist before the Great Newspaper Culling of 2008. She has since been featured in articles in a variety of publications and sites, including the New York Times, Venture Beat, Hybrid Mom, and OurBlook. 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 (this March), Columbia Journalism’s Social Media Weekend, Reynolds Journalism Institute’s The Engagement Metric, ROFL Con II and Affiliate Summit East. She is married and has two young sons. Amy also is known as the Bacon Queen of the Internet. She will be speaking on the topic of the ubiquitous publisher at the upcoming South by Southwest festival in March.
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