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Amy Vernon is an independent consultant and a pioneer of social content strategy. She spent 20 years working for daily newspapers around the country and was a member of the 1992 Pulitzer Prize-winning staff of the Miami Herald. An inaugural inductee of the New Jersey Social Media Hall of Fame, Amy was named the 15th-most influential woman in tech on Twitter by Business Insider and Peer Index.
She has consulted on social media and content for a variety of companies and organizations, including McClatchy, the American Museum of Natural History, Verizon and VentureBeat, and has driven millions of pageviews through her work. Amy has been a mentor for Women 2.0, Women Innovate Mobile and Bella Minds, among other organizations, and has spoken at dozens of conferences, including SXSWi, SMX and Mediabistro. A graduate of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., she lives with her family in New Jersey and owns a very photogenic Siberian husky named Lumi.
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