Journalist, Content Strategist, Copywriter, & Educator
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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.
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, 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.