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
Fresno coffee shop credits community with survival and expansion
Coffee drinks are brewing and the smell of handmade sweet treats fills the air at The Mug Community Coffee Shop in northeast Fresno.
Fresno nurse launches wearable night light and online business
A Fresno woman is helping light the way for nurses with her unique, wearable invention, UNight Light.
Clovis Fest to highlight Made in Clovis ideas and items this weekend
While hot air balloons fill the sky over Clovis this weekend, down on the ground local businesses will have a chance to showcase their work during this year's Clovis Fest.
14 restaurants gear up to show their creativity as Fresno Restaurant Week kicks off
It's been two years since the last Fresno Restaurant Week was held, and this year's participating restaurants are ready to serve up memorable meals as they celebrate this moment.
New businesses open in downtown Fresno's Brewery District
Dab Tacos and the 411 Rec Room are opening on Fulton Street in Fresno's growing brewery district.
New eateries in Chowchilla serving up southern food and macarons
Lady G's Soul Spot is serving up some southern classics and 47 Twelve Macaron is another sweet business enticing customers.
Chowchilla offering small businesses loan programs and grants
City officials urge businesses to apply early, saying grants will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis.
Fresno Pacific helps people launch businesses with unique program
Organizers say the next 10-week course begins September 15 and includes everything from resources to a business coach.
Volunteers needed at Fresno non-profit serving those in need of homes
Wings Advocacy Fresno serves homeless individuals and victims of domestic violence or human trafficking that are getting into housing and are referred by local agencies.
Local small businesses show resiliency during pandemic
For owner Anna Peters, seeing stylists and customers back in chairs is a sight she cherishes after being shut down multiple times during the lockdown.