Journalist, Content Strategist, Copywriter, & Educator
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Amber C. Snider is a New York City-based writer specializing in arts & culture, lifestyle, and travel stories. Her work can be found in the New York Times, Teen Vogue, Architectural Digest, Lonely Planet, Fodor's, Culture Trip, Refinery29, Unearth Women, Atlas Obscura, Zagat, ROVA magazine, Full-Time Travel, Saveur, and more. You can read many of these stories via the sections above.
She's covered everything from the psychological impact of architecture, the mind-boggling black market WiFi in Cuba, ancient mysticism and Indigenous rituals in Mexico, women's rights in the U.S., luxury resorts in Thailand, record-breaking skyscrapers in Manhattan, destination and city guides around the world, holistic healing and wellness in Brooklyn, news and trend stories, and more – interviewing some of the world's most innovative thinkers, designers, and creators.
As one of Culture Trip's original New York employees, she helped build and oversee content for three verticals: Design, Architecture, and Home & Interiors, as well as helped establish the editorial voice for her genres. She was also the co-editor for The Omnivore, a features digest on Medium. In 2015, she started her own company, ACS Media Services, and has over 10 years experience as a professional writer, editor, and content creator/strategist.
As a copywriter, Amber has experience working on in-app and web copy, email campaigns and newsletters, and social media captions for high-end luxury brands and real estate developments, including Hard Rock Hotels, Gurney's Montauk, Waterline Square, and more.
She received an honors BA in English /Creative Writing and a MA in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Women's Studies, Gender, and Sexuality from the City University of New York.
Amber is currently an adjunct professor at Mercy College in Manhattan, where she teaches Art & Culture, Film Studies, English, and Junior Seminars on creativity. She was also the recipient of Mercy College's prestigious "Excellence in Teaching Award" for 2020-2021 (aka the longest, toughest year ever) and is currently researching the role of empathy in pedagogy under a recent faculty development grant by the college.