Amy Guth

Journalist. Broadcast Host. Filmmaker.

Amy Guth hosts talk radio on WGN Radio, is president of Association for Women Journalists Chicago. Guth founded and serves as Executive Director of the Chicago-based production company, Strangewaze, co-founded podcast network, Yak Channel, and is author of the novel “Three Fallen Women.”

She is currently producing and directing a documentary series about online harassment.

United States of America

Portfolio

MLK50: Justice Through Journalism

For Shelby County Schools $15 wage plan, the time is right to do what's right

Officials: Raising minimum wage for many employees aims to address entrenched poverty, embody MLK's legacy By Amy Guth Shelby County Schools officials didn't need to look far to...

BLARB

The Real Cut of Diamond Rings - BLARB

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are engaged, and blog posts and tweets are doing the virtual equivalent of gathering around the newly engaged couple to get a glimpse of - what...

Medium

What We Get Wrong When We Talk About Equal Pay Day - Amy Guth - Medium

What We Get Wrong When We Talk About Equal Pay Day For each dollar earned by the average white, male worker, white women are paid about 79 cents.

The Huffington Post

The March? Let It Be But A Step

After the contentious US presidential election, in which it came to pass that Donald J. Trump would become the 45th President, action was alive anew, resistance palpable in the...

WGN Radio - 720 AM

Saturday Night Special 5.27.17 | Mental Health

This week on the Saturday Night Special, host Amy Guth takes on an issue affecting many of us in one way or another: mental health. Over 40 million Americans are directly...

WGN Radio - 720 AM

Saturday Night Special with Amy Guth 5.13.17 | Truth & Lies

On this edition of the Saturday Night Special, host Amy Guth takes on the tricky topic of truth, lies and the messy gray area in-between. As always Amy's got a series of experts...

WGN Radio - 720 AM

Saturday Night Special with Amy Guth 4/1/17: Media Literacy

On tonight's edition of Saturday Night Special, Amy tackles the complex and far-reaching impact of media literacy and how we consume, analyze and comprehend the many media...

Medium

Online harassment silences women's voices, and the last thing we need is to hide in a women-only...

By Amy Guth VProud, a social network built by Google and YouTube alumna Karen Cahn, designed for women to be able to talk freely without fear of trolling or other online...

WGN Radio - 720 AM

Saturday Night Special 5.20.17 | The Culture of Busy

On this edition of the Saturday Night Special with Amy Guth, Amy takes on the culture of "busyness" and the myriad of ways that staying constantly busy has affected our lives....