As managing editor, Amy helps oversee editorial content and works on developing a rapport with industry leaders to report and write on industry news, concentrating on the residential beat. She focuses on writing stories important to installers, integrators, manufacturers and distributors. She joined the company in early September 2012, having previously worked at daily newspapers in Florida, Vermont and Maine, as a book editor and as a freelance writer and editor for a range of clients. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Florida and a master’s degree in education from the University of Southern Maine. She lives in South Portland, Maine, with her husband and teenaged son.