Before KDKA, Amy spent two years at WCPO, the ABC affiliate in Cincinnati, Ohio as a Multimedia Journalist/Reporter. In Cincinnati, Amy covered crime, local government, breaking news, human interest stories and features for the evening newscasts. She also provided local angles to many national stories, such as the Aurora, Colo. movie theater shooting, the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the selection of Pope Francis, the Boston Marathon bombings, the three Cleveland captives, the Moore, Okla. tornado devastation and the 2013 deadly Colorado floods.
Prior to Cincinnati, Amy was an anchor, reporter and producer at WTRF, the CBS, ABC and FOX affiliate in the Wheeling, W. Va./Steubenville, Ohio market for three years. While there, she produced the 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts before being promoted to anchor/reporter.
Amy anchored and produced the noon newscast and submitted reports for the evening newscasts.
Before working in television, Amy covered news in Pittsburgh for Examiner.com. She also worked for an advertising and public relations firm in Pittsburgh.
Amy is a graduate of Penn State University and went to Chartiers Valley High School. A television and media production class in high school is where her love of broadcasting started.
Amy also interned at KDKA during college!
Amy loves to travel, work out, cook and spend time with family, friends and her pets!
Police have one suspect in custody following a bank robbery Friday in Elizabeth.
When the Steelers signed quarterback Michael Vick earlier this week, they stirred controversy across the city and divided the fan base.
Baseball and football, that’s what this big weekend is all about here in Pittsburgh, and sports fans are packing the North Shore to take it all in.
Emergency workers and volunteers from around the area joined with Pittsburgh International Airport officials Thursday for an emergency management drill.
Some Pirates fans say they’ve had enough with the “wooing” going on at PNC Park.
A man killed in a fiery crash in Downtown Pittsburgh was remembered in a special way Tuesday night at PNC Park.
There ‘s word of a chemical spill at Jefferson Hospital.
Robert Williams is lucky.
A man wanted for allegedly shooting his estranged wife in Crafton Heights has turned himself into police.
For the next three years Baden police are here to stay.
Crews rushed to a home in McKees Rocks early Tuesday morning, as flames were shooting from the roof.
A man accused of shooting his estranged wife in Crafton Heights is still on the run.
Police say two parents being charged in a starvation case restricted their daughter’s diet between Aug. 19 of 2013 and July 19 of 2014.
A man is facing charges for allegedly firing shots at a home in New Kensington, which nearly hit several people.
William Butler, 32, had no idea a warrant was out for his arrest until KDKA’s Amy Wadas showed up at his house in West Mifflin Thursday afternoon.