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Amy Green

Amy Green

Reporter and Producer

Amy Green is a general assignment reporter. She specializes in the environment and science.

Amy has worked as a regular contributor to PEOPLE, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor and many other publications. She is a former Associated Press reporter in the Nashville, Tenn., bureau.

Amy is a Florida native. She lives in Orlando with her husband and daughter.



Recent Stories from Amy Green

Gubernatorial race shines light on solar energy in Sunshine State



Charlie Crist is talking up solar energy in Florida’s too-close-to-call gubernatorial race. Advocates say solar is getting cheaper, and Florida’s growing population and sunny weather make the state a top market for the alternative energy. But state policy discourages solar energy.


In FAMU hazing trial, judge limits use of the word “hazing”



A judge is limiting the use of the word “hazing” at trial in the case of a Florida A&M drum major who died after being beaten on a bus after a football match in Orlando. The judge ruled Wednesday after hearing from defense attorneys who argued jurors – not witnesses – should decide what constitutes hazing.


The Kissimmee River. Photo- Amy Green / WMFE

The Kissimmee: A River Re-Curved



It sounds almost superhuman to try to straighten a river and then recarve the curves. That’s what federal and state officials did to Central Florida’s Kissimmee River.




Soccer fans celebrate new downtown stadium



Construction is underway on a new downtown soccer stadium in Orlando’s Parramore neighborhood. Hundreds – most dressed in purple – gathered Thursday for a groundbreaking that featured fireworks and festive music performed by local student marching bands.


The University of Central Florida students gathered at the student union. Photo by Amy Green

At UCF, Democrats cheer Crist on gay marriage, “stand your ground”



Gay marriage and “stand your ground” were the issues that generated the greatest response from students Wednesday who gathered to watch the gubernatorial debate. The watch party at the University of Central Florida was organized by the College Democrats, Planned Parenthood and the Charlie Crist campaign.



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