About the staff
Polly has been with Newsday Media Group for more than four years, joining newsday.com as an Editor in spring 2012. Beginning her career 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.
Assistant News Manager, amNY.com
Nicole joined the staff as an intern before becoming a web manager, primarily covering politics and local news, in June. She has previously written for MSNBC.com and Slant News. She is also a former editor-in-chief of NYU's Washington Square News.
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 Editor, amNY.com
Meghan has been covering all things Secrets of New York at amNY.com since spring 2016. She began her career with Newsday Media Group after graduating from Hofstra University with a bachelor’s in journalism in 2014.
Features Manager, amNY.com
Jillian joined amNY.com in 2016 to cover food and drink. She’s previously written about politics for the New York Observer and Staten Island Advance, and covered New Hampshire for the Eagle-Tribune. She is a graduate of Boston University.
Assistant Features Manager, amNY.com
Dana covers lifestyle and entertainment for amNY.com, joining the team after graduating New York University with a bachelor’s in journalism. She’s previously written for NBC, Time Out New York, and Bustle.
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.
Vin covers transportation, a beat he first started covering for The Staten Island Advance in 2014. He's a graduate of Stony Brook University's School of Journalism.
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.