Amy Fischbach

Amy Fischbach, EUO Contributing Editor,
Transmission & Distribution World Magazine

Amy Fischbach is the contributing editor for the Electric Utility Operations section of Transmission and Distribution World. She worked for Prism Business Media (now Penton) for eight years, most recently as the managing editor of Club Industry's Fitness Business Pro magazine. She is now working as a freelance writer and editor for B2B magazines. Amy earned her bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism from Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan.She serves as the national vice president of the American Society of Business Publication Editors. She can be reached at

Power & Ice Profiles Alaskan Linemen
"Power & Ice" Profiles Alaskan Linemen
New reality show showcases three power companies battling challenges during an eight-episode series on the History Channel.
EUO Drawing for $550 of Milwaukee Tools
Attention linemen: do you need new tools?
Storm Soldiers
Storm Soldiers II 1
A new documentary explores why linemen choose to work in the trade and how their families support them through thick and thin.
Tales from the Storm 
Linemen may be the first responders when severe weather hits, but memories of the destruction last forever.
Moms Support Linemen Every Step of the Way  1
When their children enter the line trade, mothers serve as their champions and protectors.
Lineman's spotlight, Military linemen
Military Linemen 1
Active-duty soldiers learn to build, operate and maintain distribution systems for the military and beyond.
EUO, Drivin' for Linemen 200 race
NASCAR Race Honors Linemen
Second annual Drivin’ for Linemen 200 race attracts linemen and their families and creates awareness for the trade.
Consumers Energy training center, linemen
Training Linemen For the Future
The Consumers Energy training center empowers college students, apprentices and journeymen to gain hands-on and classroom experience.
Foundation Helps Families in Their Time of Need 1
Each and every day, linemen put their lives on the line to keep the power on for our nation.
Hawaii Electric Light Co., fleet
Preventive Maintenance Extends Life of Fleet
Telematic units track speed, battery levels and mileage to diagnose issues and expedite repairs at Hawaii Electric Light Co.
Helicopter line work
Veteran Lineman Trades Climbing for Hovering
Wayne Temple transitions from working as a lineman on the skid to sitting in the pilot seat.
Internation Lineman's Rodeo & Expo
International Lineman’s Rodeo & Expo Roundup
The 2014 International Lineman's Rodeo and Expo featured tools and safety, history and tradition, competition and camaraderie, family and fun. This photo tour shows you the highlights.
Our Favorite Lineman T-Shirts
Linemen from all over the country and beyond showed off their T-Shirts and had some fun trading with others at the 2014 International Lineman's Rodeo.
Blast From the Past: International Lineman's Rodeo Photos From the Last Four Years

The International Lineman's Rodeo gives linemen the opportunity to showcase their skills in front of their families and friends, network with their peers, and show their pride in the line trade. Transmission and Distribution World Field Editor Amy Fischbach shares some of her photos from the last four years in anticipation for the 31st annual competition, which will be underway next Saturday, October 18, in Bonner Springs, Kansas.

Utility Managers Confront Challenges and Share Strategies at 2014 TDMM Conference

Utility managers had the opportunity to network with their peers and learn about new technologies and trends in the electric utility industry at the 2014 TDMM conference in downtown Los Angeles.


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