Amanda Venegas
Amanda Venegas joined the Action News in July 2012 and is co-anchor of Action News AM Live.

Amanda is a Valley native and graduated from Clovis High School. After graduation, attended 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 in Billings, Montana, where she worked as a reporter and anchor.

She is thankful to live and report in the community where she grew up. You can send her story ideas on her Facebook page, Instagram and Twitter.

When she is not working on news stories, Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband, son and their two pugs. Amanda and her husband also enjoy backpacking.

You can watch Amanda every morning on Action News AM Live.



Amanda's Stories
84 investigators working to trace spread of COVID-19 in Fresno County
As coronavirus cases go up, contact tracers in the Valley are working in overdrive to figure out if the virus has spread and to whom.
Bitwise co-founder, CEO Irma Olguin Jr. featured in Forbes magazine
"I really think you need to latch onto the opportunity in front of you and hold on to it with your teeth. Do not let it go." The work of Bitwise Industries' Irma Olguin Jr. has landed in Forbes magazine.
Back on bars: Madera County gymnastics facility opens with precautions
Heading back to the gym is a little different these days for athletes at V-Force Elite Gymnastics in Madera County.
Coronavirus scams are on the rise, Better Business Bureau warns
SCAM ALERT: The coronavirus pandemic has many on edge, and con-artists are on the move to take advantage of the situation.
Doctors say exercise is important for kids even during 'shelter in place'
Getting outside and playing has become a priority for many Valley families during the coronavirus pandemic.
Special Olympics summer games goes on despite COVID-19
Monday, the Summer Olympics had their opening ceremony night, and this week winners will be announced.
Clovis gymnastics shop earns surprise grant during pandemic
The business was selected by the Red Backpack Fund, which was founded by The Spanx by Sara Blakely Foundation and Global giving, for a $5,000 grant.
Fresno native launches company to help small businesses
A new venture has launched in California to help small and medium businesses receive financial incentives.
Fresno-area sees decline in new home construction
Fresno has seen a sharp decline in the number of new homes being built and recently ranked eighth in midsize cities to show a decrease in construction in the U.S.
Demand for pools increases during pandemic
Vineyard Pools crews are working non-stop to build pools. They've seen a big surge of interest as people sheltered in place.