Amy S. Mitchell "is Deputy Director for the Project for Excellence in Journalism. She has been with the Project since its inception in 1997. Her primary focus is creating and managing the Project’s research, including the Annual Report on the State of the News Media as well as other more specific studies of the news media. She also works on the Project’s teaching instruments including editing a case study curriculum for journalism teaching, titled Thinking Clearly: Case Studies in Journalistic Decision Making. Prior to this occupation, Ms. Mitchell was a congressional research associate at the American Enterprise Institute where she researched public policy and its relationship with the press, the public and government. While at AEI, she co-authored several articles and contributed to books including Debt & Taxes and Vital Statistics on Congress. Ms. Mitchell also spent two years working in the publishing industry and is a graduate of Georgetown University. Originally from the mid-West, she now lives in Silver Spring, MD with her husband and three children." 
- Advisory Committee, FilmAid International
- "Biography", Accessed December 2006.