July 30, 2021

Amy Martinez

Florida Trend Associate Editor • amartinez@floridatrend.com

Amy Martinez
Amy Martinez

Amy Martinez became an associate editor for Florida Trend in 2014. She works from Palm Beach County. Before coming to Trend, Amy wrote about e-commerce and the Pacific Northwest economy for the Seattle Times. A graduate of Florida State University, she also has been a business reporter for the Miami Herald, Stuart News, Palm Beach Post and Raleigh News and Observer.

Articles by Amy Martinez:

Dealing with uncertainty
“Of course, nobody knew we were on the eve of a pandemic, or one of us might have thought better of that plan,” she laughs.
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Priorities for the year ahead
“The court system estimates that there'll be a little more than 1.1 million cases backlogged as of July... That's just in Florida."
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Justice for all
“It just caused me to double down on my efforts related to the role lawyers can play when appropriately focused,” says attorney Al Dotson.
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Thinking bigger
“I had one gift — I was curious, and I liked to learn,” says Gary Sasso.
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No immunity from racism
Jaret Davis was helping a friend move out of her house in an affluent Miami neighborhood about 20 years ago when neighbors called the police three times, supicious Davis was stealing furniture.
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FIU aims to fill thousands of cyber-security vacancies through apprenticeship program
With a $2-million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, Florida International University has launched an apprenticeship program in cyber-security.
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Online travel search engine Kayak expands with  its own tech-driven Miami Beach hotel
The 52-room Kayak Miami Beach, which recently opened in a 1934 Art Deco building, functions as a test lab and showcase for the company's new app-based hotel management system...
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Thermaband focuses on hot flash help
Technology-driven solution to hot flashes for menopausal women, chemotherapy patients and others...
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What happened in Texas raises questions about Florida's power system
After the 2021 Texas power grid failure, questions arise about Florida's power grid, but there are differences.
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Miami-based PADL's self-serve paddleboards
In 2019, Key Biscayne native Felipe Jauregui and two childhood friends, Andres Avello and Khalil Khouri, launched Miami-based PADL...
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You never know what you'll find on new St. Pete Discovery Center Eco-Vessel tour
You never know what you'll find on new St. Pete Discovery Center Eco-Vessel tour

The Tampa Bay Watch Discovery Center is hoping to better protect the environment by educating visitors on this new tour around the pier in which marine biologists will be bringing aquatic life onto the boat.
 

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