Amber Woods is a lifelong resident of Harford County; born at Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace, MD. She graduated from both North Harford High School and Harford Community College in 2001; a participant in the College Waiver Program, before continuing her education at Towson University where she earned a BS in Mass Communications: Journalism & New Media.
While earning her undergraduate degree, Amber was a contributing writer for The Harford Owl and Towson University's publication,The Towerlight.
During her senior year of college, Amber worked as a freelance reporter for The Gazette and a marketing intern for 98 Rock FM in Baltimore. Post-graduation, she was a full-time staff reporter for The Aegis; where she covered the education beat for a year before being promoted to News Editor of The Record in Havre de Grace.
Amber works for Booz Allen Hamilton, as a social media consultant for U.S. Department of Defense clients such as Patient Movement. She also moonlights as a writer, editor and idea person for Tilt Studio; a green branding company based in both Baltimore and London. And of course, is a local columnist for Patch.com.
Having always been a hobbyist, Amber graduated from Missouri Auction School in 2010, and enjoys various creative projects such as painting, gardening, going to auctions, interior design and running. She recently purchased her first home in Havre de Grace, MD and adopted an 8-year-old hunting hound "Dolly."
Amber's passion for community journalism began at a young age, when she first signed up to be a reporter for North Harford High School's Future Farmer's of America (FFA) Chapter. She is committed to providing thought-provoking ideas and interesting reading material to the community in which she lives.