Amanda is a Valley native and graduated from Clovis High School. After graduation, she took off for the sandy beaches of San Diego and graduated with a BA in Journalism from San Diego State University. During her time in college, Amanda spent many hours interning at ABC30.
Amanda began her television career at KTVQ-TV in Billings, Montana, where she worked as a reporter and anchor.
She is thankful to be back in the Valley and reporting in the community where she grew up. You can send her story ideas on her Facebook page or via Twitter.
When she is not working on news stories, Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband and their two pugs. Amanda and her husband also enjoy backpacking and are looking forward to exploring Yosemite and beyond.
It took no time for children to start playing and learning inside First 5 Fresno County's brand-new Lighthouse for the Children building. On Friday, leaders held a grand opening for the long-anticipated project.
The rodeo kicked off Thursday night with bull riding, but the fun continues tonight with the rodeo and a concert.
Thousands of people across the Valley are expected to attend the 101st Clovis Rodeo.
It didn't take long for Valley residents to help out at the Clovis Rodeo blood drive. Doors opened at 5:30 in the morning and donors like Artie Ramirez filled the chairs.
Cowboys and cowgirls are rolling up their sleeves.