Amy Beeman

is a Heavy contributor based in St. Petersburg, Florida covering news, crime and entertainment. She is a former researcher at Tampa Bay CBS affiliate, WTSP, where she worked to verify facts and track down credible information. A long time freelance writer, she has also published articles at Salon.com, BUST Magazine and multiple local news outlets in the bay area. Contact her at amy.beeman@heavy.com
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