Please provide a personal bio for other members to get to know you
Amy Braunschweiger, senior web communications manager, works as a writer and editor and is part of the team that oversees the organization’s digital presence across its website, newsletters, social media and other platforms. As a journalist, Braunschweiger’s work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, New York and Village Voice, among other publications. Her book, Taxi Confidential: Life, Death and 3 a.m. Revelations in New York City Cabs, is a collection of gritty New York City cab stories from the '70s through present day. Braunschweiger has worked as a financial reporter for Dow Jones Newswires, and she received fellowships from the International Center for Journalists and the US State Department, among others.
Please provide an overview of the project(s) you'll be focusing on for the next 12 weeks as part of Unreal Collective.
Finishing two long-form narrative nonfiction pieces. One is about my experience visiting six cities that each claim to be the “Walleye Capital of the World,” and the other is about my experience rediscovering my family tree and the history of Braunschweigers in Germany.