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Amy began working at FOX6 in 2017.

Amy was born in St. Paul, Minnesota and grew up in Inver Grove Heights. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse with a degree in Communication Studies.

Amy interned with WXOW TV-19 and was eventually promoted to weekend producer. She left La Crosse to become the weekend anchor at KSAX-TV in Alexandria, Minnesota.

Amy returned to WXOW in 2002 and assumed the duties of weekend weather anchor. She made the switch back to news a year later and was promoted to Daybreak anchor in March of 2004.

Amy moved to San Diego in 2015 where she accepted a reporter/anchor position at CW6. She made her way back to Wisconsin to join the “Wake Up” team at FOX6 in October 2017.

Amy has won four Emmy awards as well as two Murrow and Sevareid awards. She has also been honored by the Associated Press of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association for Best Morning Newscast, Best Series Reporting, Best Feature Reporting, Best Hard News Story, Best Sports Feature Reporting, and Best Photography.

When she’s not working or catching up on sleep, Amy enjoys spending time with her husband Benny and their sons Bryce and Aiden,

Amy is excited to be back in the Midwest. However; she’s not looking forward to shoveling snow again!

If you have a story idea please send Amy an e-mail: Amy.DuPont@fox6now.com

Recent Articles
  • Football, family and friends: Group gathers for 53rd annual Thanksgiving Turkey Bowl

    MILWAUKEE — Football and family are one in the same for a Milwaukee family, and they celebrated both on Thanksgiving — as they took part in their 53rd annual Turkey Bowl! “Well, it started in 1965,” Tom Kierzek said. Kierzek was 11 years old when his mom, overwhelmed while cooking a Thanksgiving feast, ordered him and his eight rowdy siblings out of the house, and across the street to play a little football. “We’ve never taken a break. Every year […]

  • “Stop, test and arrest:” 35 agencies will be watching for impaired drivers this Thanksgiving

    WAUWATOSA — There will be more eyes on the roads this Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Multiple law enforcement agencies from Milwaukee County and Waukesha County took part in a street corner roll call Wednesday night, November 22nd. They gathered to show a collective effort to crack down on impaired drivers. Starting Wednesday night, 35 agencies will be providing extra, targeted enforcement for impaired driving. “The goal of our officers is to stop, test, and arrest any impaired drivers out there — […]

  • “It’s a really important holiday:” 20th annual “Stuff the Bus” food drive held in Brookfield

    BROOKFIELD — The largest one-day food drive in Wisconsin was held Wednesday, November 22nd in Brookfield. The donated food will hitch a ride to a local family’s table just in time for a holiday celebration. Before you stuff your Thanksgiving bird, FOX6’s friends at 99.1 The Mix want you to help “Stuff the Bus” with healthy food for those facing hunger this holiday season. “Once that bus is stuffed, we get another one rolling in, and we stuff that and keep […]

  • Witness: Man throws explosives out truck window in Walworth Co., fires gun

    BLOOMFIELD — There was a heavy police presence in Bloomfield in Walworth County Tuesday night, November 21st, which is just south of Lake Geneva. Around 5:30 p.m., the Bloomfield Police Department, assisted by the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office and the Lake Geneva Police Department responded to the area of County Highway H and Highway 120 for a disorderly male subject. Police say a 46-year-old man from Lake Geneva was operating a vehicle recklessly in a gravel parking lot. He tried […]

  • She said “Yes!” Romance was on the menu at the MATC Culinary Arts Kitchen 💍 💑

    MILWAUKEE — Romance was definitely on the menu Tuesday, November 21st at the MATC student-run kitchen — and FOX6 News has all the tasty details. Although it is not in any recipe, love was bubbling over at the MATC Culinary Arts Kitchen on Tuesday. That’s where Alex Hazen turned up the heat on romance. Hazen’s love for his classmate Esther Chinavare simmered in the college kitchen — and really got cookin’ after graduation — so he brought Esther back to […]

  • “A complete meal:” Hunger Task Force packs Thanksgiving meals for 800 Milwaukee families

    MILWAUKEE — 800 Milwaukee families will sit down to a wonderful thanksgiving meal thanks to the Hunger Task Force. Volunteers packed those meals complete with pie and compassion. Row by row, box after box, volunteers fill each bin close to the top. “Altogether they will build 800 of these bins,” Hunger Task Force Executive Director Sherrie Tussler said. A Thanksgiving tradition some 20 years in the making. “It’s a complete meal,” volunteer Margaret Mittelstadt said. The Hunger Task Force and […]

  • Drivers speak out during town hall meeting on lawmaker’s red light camera proposal

    MILWAUKEE — There’s a saying, “a picture says a thousand words.” A state lawmaker is hoping to use that approach to curb reckless driving. Rep. David Crowley, D-Milwaukee, is hoping to implement red light and speed cameras in Milwaukee. He says these cameras would benefit MPD as they continue to combat reckless driving — but there’s a hurdle at the state level. Crowley said first, Wisconsin would need to lift its ban on using cameras for traffic enforcement. Members of […]

  • Pedestrian struck by vehicle, killed while walking across I-94 in Pewaukee

    PEWAUKEE — A stretch of westbound I-94 was closed for nearly five hours in Pewaukee after a fatal crash involving a pedestrian Tuesday night, November 7th. The Waukesha County Sheriff’s Office along with City of Pewaukee Fire Department responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian accident on I-94 westbound in the area of Pewaukee Road  shortly before 9 p.m. The victim has been identified as 31-year-old Anthony Valenza of Fitchburg. According to authorities, Valenza, in a disabled vehicle, which was positioned […]

  • Volunteers decorate trees ahead of Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival kickoff 🎄

    MILWAUKEE — The 19th annual Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival kicks off Thursday, November 16th — when the switches will be flipped and the lights will be lit for the first time. A lot of volunteers have helped to make this possible. When it comes to celebrating the holidays, Brian Johnson shines. “I love it!” he said. The Milwaukee Downtown volunteer was dressed up Wednesday, November 15th in an effort to inspire the nearly 3,000 kids working to transform Cathedral Square […]

  • Due in court: 3 men accused in series of home invasions, kidnappings, shootings, homicide

    MILWAUKEE — Three men from Milwaukee charged in a series of home invasions, kidnappings, torture, shootings and a homicide — crimes that took place within a 20-day span, are due in court Tuesday, November 14th. The accused are 24-year-old Marco Felipe, 24-year-old Rodolfo Pantojas-Juarez and 23-year-old Ivan Santiago, and it was zip ties, spent casings and witness interviews that led to the charges against them. Here are the criminal charges against the three: Attempted armed robbery, as a party to […]

  • “Hunger lives everywhere:” Media celebs, including FOX6’s Kim Murphy “Stuff the Bus”

    BROOKFIELD — Shoppers at the Brookfield Pick ‘n Save store near Greenfield and Moorland were treated to quite a sight Wednesday morning, November 8th as FOX6’s Kim Murphy sprinted through the aisles. She was running for a cause. Running full speed through Pick ‘n Save is typically frowned upon. But Wednesday, it was applauded. Sprinting down Aisle 3, Kim and her friends from 99.1 The Mix took part in the annual “Stuff the Bus” event to benefit Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. […]

  • “Unlocked vehicles:” Oak Creek police warn residents after 4 vehicles stolen, items taken from 10 others

    OAK CREEK — Oak Creek police are reminding residents to lock their vehicles after a rash of thefts and break-ins happened Saturday night, November 4th. One of the victims is hoping to recover her van, and more importantly, her son’s sports gear that was inside. When Oak Creek police knocked on her door early Sunday morning, Melody Laughlin knew bad news would follow. “I was like, ‘oh no,'” said Laughlin. Thieves had worked their way through her apartment parking lot […]