Before coming to DFM, she managed the website for a daily newspaper in Boston and covered immigration and labor.
She also lived in Taiwan, where she covered East Asian affairs for The Washington Post, Foreign Policy, Monocle Magazine and Christian Science Monitor, including having a one-on-one interview with Taiwan's president. (Find her work under her maiden name, Amber Parcher.)
Beyond covering national politics, Amber loves travel writing, all and live radio appearances. She moonlights as a news and culture correspondent for Monocle Magazine's 24-hour internet radio station.
She graduated summa cum laude from Texas Christian University in 2008 with a double major in International Communications/Journalism and Spanish.