Downtown Indy reporter at @indystar. Proud @michiganstateu grad. My tweets represent my employer.

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The world of news should be a more connected and interactive space. I strive to bring that to readers.

After graduating from Michigan State in 2005 (and taking various internships during college), I went to The Indianapolis Star as a community news reporter.

I covered school board meetings, cops ...

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@AmyBartner — 16,246 followers, 31,775 tweets

Nov 24, 2017

RT @DomenicaReports: So this is cool! Interestingly, 1986 ranks as the next busiest year for shows at Bankers Life Fieldhouse or its pre…

Nov 22, 2017

RT @marisanmiller: Wonderful read tonight. The key to true self-acceptance is sharing your story. Thanks for this. 

Nov 21, 2017

@DoyelsHelper I really don't think you're doing gifs, Twitter OR trolling right.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

As an intern: The Bay City Times in Bay City, Mich. Real world job: The Indianapolis Star. Haven't moved far.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

It just so happens that I inherited my grandmother's typewriter from the 1940s. Maybe "use" is a loose term...

How is social media changing news?

It saved the industry. The news is still the same. The way we get it has changed in virtually every way.