Amanda is a Pennsylvania native, growing up in the city of Pittsburgh.
She joined the WNEP news team in June, 2012 as a multi-media journalist, shooting, writing and editing her own stories.
Amanda comes to the Newswatch 16 team from Your News Now in Syracuse, New York. She was the Watertown Bureau Reporter, covering the 10th Mountain Division of the Army at Fort Drum, the 1000 Islands region and beyond.
Amanda began her broadcasting work at Kent State University where she graduated summa cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast News and a minor in Sports Administration. At Kent, she was a member of the student-run television program TV2 News, serving Portage County.
She is excited to be living in Northeast Pennsylvania and covering the local stories and issues in this area.
A huge Pittsburgh sports fan, you can find Amanda cheering on the Black and Gold in her free time. She also enjoys running and spending time with family, friends and her cat Reese.
If you have a story idea for Amanda you can send her an email, tweet or find her on Facebook!