Amanda Savage on Muck Rack

Amanda Savage

Phoenix
Freelance Journalist — Freelance

It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.

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Biography

Hi! I am a journalist with a lifetime of experience! From writing for the high school newspaper, to earning a degree at a J-school -- I believe that being a journalist is less of a choice and more of something that's in your blood.

I cover a few different beats, but mainly hospitality, lifestyle...

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! As a kid I was really into the Titanic movie, and got really into vintage things!

How is social media changing news?

There are many ways! One, is that it's increased the competition for "breaking the news," which is often greeted by an ethical dilemma.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

To be a purveyor of truth, a fighter for transparency, and to be a vessel for people with a story that needs to be heard.