Robin Amer is a multimedia reporter based in Chicago. Much of her work deals with the complex lives of post-industrial cities. Her work has aired on WBEZ, Re:Sound, Marketplace and other outlets and has been recognized by the Society for Professional Journalists and the Chicago Headline Club. Prior to her current gig at WBEZ, Robin was an on-air host for the radio station and web community Vocalo, a producer for the public radio show Open Source and a freelance reporter in Providence, Rhode Island. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude from Brown University with a degree in Art Semiotics.