Emma Trainor was raised in Steamboat Springs, where she started her career in the newspaper industry with the Steamboat Today in 2009. Emma was the front desk receptionist before becoming the advertising sales consultant and finally the classifieds manager. Emma worked for the Steamboat Today for 5.5 years before moving to Frisco, where she joined Colorado Mountain News Media and the Summit Daily News as an advertising sales consultant. In November 2016, she was promoted to Advertising Sales Manager to oversee the sales staff at the Summit Daily News in Frisco and Sky-Hi News in Granby. In October 2017, she was promoted to General Manager of the Sky-Hi News and Middle Park Times. Her career has continued to evolve through the years, becoming the Publishers of the Sky-Hi News in 2018 and the Director of Sales Training and Development for Swift Communications in September 2020.