Amanda Finn

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Chicago, Illinois
DePaul University, Ripon College
Thrifting, Pet-Friendly Home Hacks, Small Spaces
  • Amanda has won awards for their news and features writing from the Wisconsin Newspaper Association and the International Food Wine and Travel Writers Association.
  • They were one of the three local contributors for DK Eyewitness' "Like a Local: Chicago" book which came out in November 2022.
  • Amanda's HuffPo personal piece about being Demisexual has gone viral several times and is even used as an example in the Merriam-Webster dictionary entry for "Demisexual."


Amanda has been a professional journalist for almost a decade. In that time, they have written a little about a lot for outlets like Yahoo, American Theatre, Chicago Reader, Via Travelers, and more.


Amanda has an M.A. in writing, rhetoric and discourse, a certificate in women and gender studies and a B.A. in English, theatre, and film/media studies.
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