About the staff
Polly has been with Newsday Media Group for four years, joining newsday.com as an Editor in spring 2012. Beginning her career in 2000 at Gannett’s Tucson Citizen, she received a bachelor’s in journalism from Indiana University and master's in media arts from the University of Arizona.
Deputy Editor, amNY.com
Jamie has been with amNY.com since 2015. She previously worked at Fox News, News 12 and Boston.com.
News Editor, amNY.com
Lauren joined amNY.com in early 2016, with a focus on news, real estate and transit. Previously, she worked as a web producer at CBS New York and News 12. She started her news career after graduating from SUNY New Paltz in 2009.
Features Manager, amNY.com
Georgia covers food, lifestyle and entertainment for amNY.com, first joining the amNewYork team on print in 2013. Before that, she was a web editor at PBS/WNET, and she began her career writing about music for the Village Voice and WNYC, among other outlets.
Asst. Features Manager, amNY.com
Melissa has been at amNY.com since 2014. She covers food, style, pets and other lifestyle topics. Previously, she wrote for Thrillist, Bustle, Brooklyn Paper and more, and used to run InsideNewYork at Columbia University.
Robert has worked at the New York Daily News, The Trentonian and The Daily Star of Oneonta, N.Y. He is a graduate of Syracuse University.
Senior Editor, amNewYork
Robert has been with the amNewYork in one capacity or another since his 2007 college internship. He also reviews movies and writes entertainment features.
Features & Special Sections Editor, amNewYork
Meredith has been with amNewYork since 2013 and covers dining, health, travel and education. She previously worked at Community Newspaper Group in Brooklyn.
Sports Editor, amNewYork
Scott has covered sports for amNewYork since 2012, and he also covers video games. He began his career in 2006 with the Morristown (N.J.) Daily Record and also worked at the New Jersey Herald.
Entertainment Editor, amNewYork
Scott has been amNewYork's entertainment editor since 2008. He previously worked at Express, The Washington Post's free daily.
Associate Editor, amNewYork
Keira runs the buzz, style and Brooklyn sections. An Aussie transplant from Melbourne, she has previously written for The Age.
Associate Editor, amNewYork
Heather covers business and real estate for amNewYork. With amNewYork since 2012, she previously worked at Gannett’s Albany Bureau. She graduated from SUNY Albany in 2009.
Sheila Anne Feeney
Sheila has been at amNewYork since 2010 and is a general interest reporter specializing in news features.
Alison covers law enforcement and breaking news. Before coming to amNewYork, she worked at The Wall Street Journal. She has a master’s degree from Northwestern University and bachelor’s from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
Ivan joined amNewYork in the spring of 2012. He covers general news, City Hall and enterprise stories.