Amy Wold is the director of communications at The Water Institute of the Gulf. She started at the Institute in 2016 after 23 years as a newspaper reporter covering science, environmental, and coastal issues both on the West Coast and in Louisiana.
After receiving her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington, Amy worked at two newspapers in Washington state covering environmental issues.
In 1999, Amy got the chance to move to Louisiana to work at the Houma Courier covering coastal restoration, flooding protection, and the increasing amount of research on Louisiana’s coastal land loss problem. About a year later, Amy started work at The Advocate newspaper where she held the position of environmental reporter for more than a decade. In that time, Amy got the chance to cover some of Louisiana’s major news events, including Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Hurricanes Gustav and Ike, and the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Amy will speak at the 2019 Fall Meeting on Oct. 22 at 2:45 p.m.
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