Amanda Finn

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Chicago, Illinois
DePaul University
Ripon College
Broadway, Vintage Movie Stars, Disney
  • Amanda has won awards for her news and features writing from the Wisconsin Newspaper Association and the International Food Wine and Travel Writers Association.
  • She is 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 she's written a little about a lot for outlets like Yahoo, American Theatre, Chicago Reader, Via Travelers and more. She started with Nicki Swift in early 2022.


Amanda has an MA in Writing, Rhetoric and Discourse, a certificate in Women and Gender studies and her BA in English, Theatre, and Film/Media Studies.
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