Amy began her career in journalism at the Register Pajaronian in Watsonville, California, the Washington (D.C.) Times and Politico. In 2007 she followed her future husband across the country to his Army duty station, leaving behind a position at the Army Times Publishing Co. (now Sightline Media Group).
In 2010 Amy joined Military.com as an associate news editor and a blogger for Military.com’s SpouseBuzz blog. She has since grown into a role of a senior content editor and military spouse and family issues reporter. As a military spouse, she is passionate about covering military life issues, and is a devoted subject matter expert on all military benefits.
Amy has freelanced for Runner’s World, the Frontiersman, RootsRated.com, The Army Times, The New York Times At War Blog, devotional “Stories of Faith and Courage From the Home Front,” The (Tacoma, Washington) Northwest Guardian, Fort Campbell (Kentucky) Families and “Stories Around the Table,” a compilation of essays from military spouses available on Amazon.com. She also co-produced “To Remember,” an award winning documentary.
She has been featured as a subject matter expert by a variety of media outlets including NPR, the Wall Street Journal, Fox News, CNN.com, NBC.com, the New York Times, the Washington Post and CNBC. Her family was also featured on an episode of the reality TV show “Living Alaska.”
Amy and her husband, an outdoor enthusiast and member of the Alaska National Guard, own and operate Humans Outside, a blog dedicated to travel, adventure and outdoor living. She is also Chapter Captain of the Team Red, White & Blue Anchorage chapter and a CrossFit Level 1 Certified Trainer.