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.
Former Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr may be in the NFL getting ready for the Raiders season ahead, but his alma matter is paying tribute to his time as a Bulldog.
The Fresno Grizzlies are getting ready for a big game on Saturday and they're already getting national attention.
Someone in the Valley receives a blood donation, nearly every day.
Summer will soon be over and students across the Valley will be heading back to school.
Some Southwest Fresno residents are upset with Fresno Unified School District, over the teacher hired to teach African-American and Latino studies classes.