Chris and Laura Amico of Homicide Watch D.C. won the Knight Award for Public Service at the 2012 Online Journalism Awards. Photo by Heikki Pölönen.

About Susan Johnston

Susan Johnston is a Boston-based freelance writer whose work appears in Bankrate.com, The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, MediaBistro.com, Parade Magazine, and SELF, among other places. She is the author of The Urban Muse Guide to Online Writing Markets and blogs at The Urban Muse.