Amy Schrier

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At age 28, Amy Schrier founded Blue, the Adventure Lifestyle magazine in 1997. She was Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of the magazine from 1997-2003.


Amy attended Cornell University and lives in New York City. She has two children, who live with her in Manhattan.


Schrier also founded MISSION ( This website has been featured in the Huffington Post. Schrier herself has appeared on a number of television networks which include: CNN, CNNfn, CNBC, MSNBC, and FoxNews. She has visited over 40 countries worldwide.[1]

Volunteer work[edit]

Schrier has volunteered in Kenya at a Maasai school and also in a program teaching disadvantaged children how to surf in Bangladesh.[2] She also taught English at a school in Madrid.

Awards and honors[edit]

Blue won awards including American Society of Magazine Editors' Top 40 Magazine Covers of the Past 40 years[3] and Life Magazine Best Magazine Photos of the Year, 1999. Blue was called "Not your father's National Geographic" by The New York Times.[4]


  1. ^ "Amy Schrier". Amy Schrier. Retrieved 20 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Amy Schrier". Huffington Post. Retrieved 20 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "ASME's Top 40 Magazine Covers of the Last 40 Years". American Society of Magazine Editors. October 17, 2005. Retrieved March 8, 2011. 
  4. ^ Trip Gabriel (June 29, 1997). "For the Plane to Everest". The New York Times. Retrieved March 8, 2011. 
  • "Blue Dreams". Inside Media. November 1996. 
  • "Young Journalist Starts Up New, Hip Travel Pub—Blue". Lifestyle Media Reporter. September 4, 1997. 
  • "New Travel Magazine Targets Young Adults". The Christian Science Monitor. August 20, 1997. 
  • "New Magazine Traveling with the Younger Crowd". Daily News. July 8, 1997. 
  • "The X-Files: New wine, travel rags cater to the young and restless". San Francisco Examiner. July 29, 1997. 
  • "Leader of the (Back) Pack". Vogue. November 1998. 
  • "The Star Talks to Amy Schrier: Into The Wild Blue Yonder". The East Hampton Star. July 31, 1997. 
  • "Amy Schrier". Hamptons Country. September 1998. 
  • David Armstrong (July 20, 1997). "The X-philes". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved March 21, 2011.