Journalist, Freelance Writer


New York University, Columbia University


  • Award-winning journalist with over 20 years of experience
  • 18+ years of experience as an accomplished freelance writer, with works appearing in The New York Times, HuffPost, and The Wall Street Journal
  • 9+ years of experience as a communications manager in the U.S. and abroad


Amy Wu began her journalistic career as a reporter with Institutional Investor. For more than 20 years, she has worked not only as a journalist, but also as an investigative reporter and freelance writer for various news pioneers, such as USA Today Network, Gannett, and The New York Times. She gained international work experience working for over six years as a reporter and lecturer in Hong Kong. She also lends her expertise to write about environmental issues, agriculture, issues surrounding minority women, and women in the agtech industry.

In 2016, Amy was the Gannett fellow for the Investigators, Reporters, and Editors (IRE) Conference. She received the best journalist award from the Organization of Chinese Americans, the DiCagno Award for the best investigative story on environmental protection of human rights from Columbia University, an honorable mention in public service reporting from the George F. Gruner Awards, et al. In 2017, Amy contributed to a project on prison reform legislation that won first place in the Edward R. Murrow Awards for best documentary.


Amy received a Bachelor of Arts in history and communications from New York University and a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University.