October 31, 2014

Amy Keller

Florida Trend Associate Editor • akeller@floridatrend.com

Amy Keller
Amy Keller

Amy Keller is an associate editor for Florida Trend. She writes the magazine’s monthly Tallahassee Trend column and covers a wide variety of business topics. Keller joined Florida Trend in 2005, after more than a decade covering Congress as a reporter for Roll Call newspaper. Keller’s writings have also appeared in Salon, The New Republic and the Atlanta Jewish Times. Keller graduated from The Ohio State University in 1994 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Keller has won numerous journalism awards over the years, including being part of the team that won a 2010 first place Green Eyeshade Award from the Society of Professional Journalists for general news reporting for “Medical Makeover,” which covered trends reshaping healthcare in Florida. The same year, she won a second place Green Eyeshade for investigative reporting about Florida’s role in international adoptions.

Articles by Keller:

Importing workers to Florida
Believe them, say Florida employers who use the federal H-1B visa program to import workers, they'd hire Americans if they could find them.
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A pig in a poke: Former pig farmer Steve Basford savors a bittersweet victory
Twelve years after the 'Pregnant Pigs' amendment upended Steve Basford's business, the ex-pig farmer savors a bittersweet victory.
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Medical marijuana: Smoke, no mirrors
As medical marijuana heads to the ballot in Florida, Ben Pollara isn't taking anything for granted as he spearheads an effort to get the measure passed.
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A list of last year's biggest spenders...
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Nurse practitioners caught between a doc and a hard place
A need for skilled workers in Southwest Florida
While southwest Florida's economy is back on steady footing, the region is grappling with shortages of skilled labor in construction and precision manufacturing.
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Florida's gaming laws are a mess, but in an election year, with powerful interests on all sides, lawmakers may not try to make comprehensive changes.
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Florida lawmakers expect to have at least $1.5 billion more to spend than they did last year.
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For many candidates, Marian Johnson's offce at the Florida Chamber is the frst stop on the campaign trail. With 50 years of experience in Florida politics, Marian Johnson knows the voter registration statistics and demographics of practically every county in the state. She delights in dissecting polls, scanning the data for insights that can help her “figure out messaging” during campaigns.
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