About Celia Ampel

Miami writer Celia Ampel began her career in business journalism. She covered civil courts for Law.com for three years and, before that, handled the technology and startups beat at the South Florida Business Journal. Her work has also appeared in the Miami Herald, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, The Oklahoman, Tucson Weekly, PsychologyToday.com, the Jefferson City News Tribune and the Columbia Missourian.

Born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, Celia earned her journalism degree from the University of Missouri. She is the recipient of two Society of Professional Journalists awards.