Amika Empey | Content Developer

Amika Osumi, Content Developer, Peppershock Media, Boise, Idaho

What would be your superpower?
Travel with lightening speed.

What’s your favorite movie quote?
“I’m gonna touch the butt.” — Finding Nemo

Who is your biggest inspiration?
My grandpa. He was interned in a Japanese relocation camp during World War II. When the war ended, he was released with nothing to his name, but through hard work he became an extremely successful and loving man.

Where is your favorite place to visit?
Yosemite National Park, in winter or summer.

Advice you got that was the most rewarding:
Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.

What’s your favorite movie quote?
“Goonies never say die!” — The Goonies

About Amika

Amika’s writing and social media expertise is linked to her background in broadcast journalism. She spent time as a TV reporter for KBOI-2 News in Boise and before that as a Washington D.C. corespondent for Salt Lake’s ABC4 station. As a reporter, she wrote her own scripts and published news articles on a daily basis. She was responsible for her own social media accounts as a public figure and posting on behalf of the news station. 

Amika studied writing and social media during her undergraduate studies in communication at Cornell University and as she pursued her M.S. degree in broadcast and digital journalism at Syracuse University. She’s lived in California, London, New York and Washington D.C., but has chosen the amazing Treasure Valley as home!