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!
It was one month ago that a gas pipeline ruptured in Westmoreland County, sending a fireball into the air. For the Salem Township community, that memory is still fresh
Travis Tronka is finishing up his senior year at Valley High School in New Kensington.
A construction foreman is in custody after allegedly firing shots at another worker Friday morning.
The Allegheny County Medical Examiner says a man found dead in an alley near a local pizza shop died from blunt force trauma to the head.
Police are looking for suspects after a car carrying two adults and two children was shot up in the city’s Hazelwood section
A man was rushed to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle as he walked to work in Lawrence County.
A longer Penguins’ season means extra money for the City of Pittsburgh.
A fight between two young people recently landed a young man in jail in Butler County for using a Taser.
A Westmoreland County school district is facing a difficult decision, and it could mean more teachers jobs are on the line.
Investigators with the City of Washington Police say they’re making progress in the investigation, but still don’t know who’s responsible for a shooting that killed one young woman and injured another.
Miami Marlins player representative Tom Koehler says the team attended a seminar on the Zika virus that heightened concerns about playing two games in Puerto Rico against the Pittsburgh Pirates on May 30-31.
A man has been arrested in a fatal vehicle versus bicyclist crash that occurred last year.
A meeting held at Pine-Richland High School Thursday night was simply an informational meeting for parents, students and school board members.
From modeling in New York to being widowed and losing a son, 88-year-old Helen Knudsen says this tops it all.
President Bill Clinton is the next politician set to stop in Pittsburgh.