Amanda McConnon

Amanda McConnon

I'm a travel and copywriter.

A graduate of the MFA in writing program at NYU, I've worked writing travel pieces, feature articles, local and national news pieces, branded content for businesses, copy and literary interviews.

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Anti human trafficking header article
millennialmagazine.com

Betty Ann Boeving Fights Modern Day Slavery

With Superbowl 50 scheduled to take place in Santa Clara next February, many residents and businesses are gearing up for the event. But most aren’t aware of one frightening truth about the biggest game of the year: it’s also the largest event of the year for human trafficking.

Ghost fishing thumbnail article
millennialmagazine.com

Ghost fishing: when lost gear keeps fishing

Millennial Magazine digs into the ghost fishing epidemic, a hazard to our oceans where abandoned commercial fishing nets are killing sea life....

Brandon mcmillan cover article
millennialmagazine.com

"Lucky Dog" Host, Brandon McMillan, Is Dog's Best Friend

While his classmates were bringing in toys and stuffed animals for show and tell, Brandon McMillan was bringing in baby tigers. Learning from his uncle and his father, a Ringling Brothers animal trainer, he began handling wild animals at 5 years old. Becoming a trainer himself seemed like an obvious...

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roadtrippers.com

Camp on your own terms at these awesome state parks | Roadtrippers

Camp on your own terms at these awesome stat...

roadtrippers.com

These hikes boast jaw-dropping views of West Virginia’s mountains | Roadtrippers

These hikes boast jaw-dropping views of West...

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roadtrippers.com

Tucked away in a corner of America lies this wooded and water-filled wonderland

It's seriously one of the world's lushest areas.

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roadtrippers.com

These parks are the best place to sleep under a starry night sky | Roadtrippers

These parks are the best place to sleep unde...

hopeshedslight.org

2nd Annual Celebration of HOPE Walk | HOPE Sheds Light

2nd Annual Celebration of HOPE Walk | HOPE Sheds Li...

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roadtrippers.com

It’s not too late to hike these awesome trails this summer | Roadtrippers

It’s not too late to hike these awesome trai...

roadtrippers.com

Thurmond, West Virginia is home to 5 people…and teeming with secret history! | Roadtrippers

Thurmond, West Virginia is home to 5 people…...

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roadtrippers.com

You absolutely need to spend a night at these dream destinations | Roadtrippers

You absolutely need to spend a night at thes...

roadtrippers.com

How to do the Finger Lakes like a local | Roadtrippers

How to do the Finger Lakes like a local | Roadtripp...

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roadtrippers.com

Walk through fields of happiness at these ultimate wildflower hikes | Roadtrippers

Walk through fields of happiness at these ul...

roadtrippers.com

Escape from New York: Unleash the artist within along the Hudson River Valley | Roadtrippers

Escape from New York: Unleash the artist wit...

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roadtrippers.com

Here's how to pamper yourself in the great outdoors | Roadtrippers

Here's how to pamper yourself in the great o...