Amanda Follett Hosgood is The Tyee’s northern B.C. reporter. Born and raised in Ontario, she began her journalism career 20 years ago at community newspapers in Alberta, where she developed a love for rural living and small mountain towns.
In 2006, she moved to Wet’suwet’en territory, where she spent more than a decade freelancing for publications like BC Magazine, Coast Mountain Culture and Explore Magazine before joining The Tyee.
Follett Hosgood has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s in intercultural communication. In 2023, she received the Canadian Association of Journalists’ Reconciliation Award for her series about the Nechacko Reservoir. She lives with her family just outside Smithers, B.C. Find her on Twitter @amandajfollett.