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Andrew Amelinckx

Covers:  culture, courts, crime, history, farming

True crime author & freelance writer. I cover ag, history & men's style. Contributing editor @modfarm. Contributer @mensjournal Cofounder @fellowwellmet.

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Biography

I'm a freelance writer and contributor to Modern Farmer magazine. and Men's Journal.com. I cover agriculture, men's style, food, crime, art, and history. Be sure to check out my first book, "Gilded Age Murder & Mayhem in the Berkshires," that came out in October 2015. My next book, "Murder &a...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Crime reporter for a small daily in the Hudson Valley, unless you include my high school newspaper in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I started out on one.

How is social media changing news?

Not for the better. In the race to be first, accuracy and good writing skills have suffered and disinformation can quickly spread.

Digital First Media award for Northeast Division

2014 - Court reporting
February 2014 winner for Amelinckx's live coverage of a triple murder trial of a Hells Angel.

New England Newspaper & Press Association

2012 - First Place award for crime & Courts reporting
First place award for continuing coverage of a triple murder involving a Hells Angel, and a member of the Aryan Brotherhood in Berkshire County.