Amy McNeel joined the 13 ON YOUR SIDE team in May 2020 as a digital content producer, just days after graduating from Grand Valley State University.
At GVSU, Amy studied writing and communications, and also worked for the university’s newspaper, the Lanthorn, for three years. There, she started as an opinion columnist, became a section editor and then finished out her college career as an associate editor.
During her junior year at GVSU, Amy's personal essay, "The Sunlit Surface" was purchased by the university to be part of its permanent collection. During her senior year, Amy interned and worked for Revue Magazine in Grand Rapids.
As a digital producer at WZZM13, Amy writes stories for the web, updates the website and keeps track of the station’s social media accounts. Her greatest goal is to help new voices be heard and new stories be told, and she is thrilled to continually be working towards this goal with 13 ON YOUR SIDE.
Originally from the Chicago area, Amy has loved getting to explore West Michigan, its beaches and its great restaurants. When not working, you can find her on the lake with family or thrifting with friends.