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Amy Guth
General Manager, RedEye/Metromix
My Role

General Manager, RedEye/Metromix
My Biography

Amy Guth is general manager/publisher and oversees operations of RedEye and Metromix at Tribune Publishing Company, is a late-night talk radio host on WGN Radio and is an adjunct faculty member of University of Chicago’s Graham School. She is the current president of Association for Women Journalists Chicago, is author of the 2006 novel “Three Fallen Women,” serves as a mentor-editor at The Op-Ed Project, and is on the Inland Press Association’s digital advisory panel.

In 2013, Guth was named Chicago’s funniest Media Personality by Laugh Factory Chicago.

Previously, Guth managed social media and search engine optimization at Chicago Tribune, where she co-wrote a social media column and co-hosted the ”30 Second Social” instructional series. During this time, she also served as a founding advisory panel member of Social Media Week Chicago and contributed to WGN Radio, WGN-TV, CLTV and WBEZ.

Also prior to her current role, she served as digital editor for Chicago Tribune’s books section, Printers Row, where she covered digital publishing and local literature, and was Life and Style community manager for ChicagoNow, Tribune Publishing's blog network. Guth also previously founded and served as executive director of Pilcrow, a small press literary festival.

Guth has spoken at colleges, universities, literary festivals and technology conferences about book promotion, writing, editing, social media and SEO, and has taught in the Chicago Tribune and other US newsrooms about digital media for journalists. She also co-hosted the long-running Chicago reading series, RUI: Reading Under The Influence, for four years.