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July 31, 2016

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:

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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Online and correspondence high schools offer an inexpensive path to a high school credential for dropouts. But state colleges don't recognize many of the online diplomas.
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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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Data driven: Brecht Heuchan makes data-crunching software for lobbyists
Brecht Heuchan, a lobbyist and political consultant, has developed a data-mining tool that takes much of the guesswork out of the political money chase. Heuchan's web-based software system, Contribution Link, combines 400,000 publicly available state-level donor records with layers of other demographic, geographic and marketing data to help candidates and their fundraising professionals create strategically targeted fundraising lists.
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Healing designs: Hospitals in Florida are redesigning to improve outcomes
A movement to redesign hospitals is leading to improved outcomes, lower costs and a competitive edge for some facilities.
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Florida Hospitals in 'Expansion Mode'
Despite uncertainty surrounding the new health care law, hospitals around the state are in expansion mode. Here's a look at some projects in Florida.
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A Healthy Alliance - Johns Hopkins & All Children's
From its residency program to clinical studies, Johns Hopkins' acquisition of All Children's in St. Petersburg is starting to pay dividends.
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Kitchen is the mission for Florida's top chef
From promoting Florida's bounty abroad to teaching kids about healthy eating, state chef Justin Timineri has a full plate.
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Made in Florida
Floridians working at a variety of mostly small manufacturers make everything from bottle caps and handmade knives to fishing reels and personal submarines.
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