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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
  • ‘We really have fun:’ Local kids put in serious miles to learn bike safety

    MILWAUKEE — You can call it a summer camp on wheels. Kids in Silver City are putting in some serious miles to learn bike safety. Even rain can’t keep Nora Weis off her bike. “I really like this camp. We have a lot of fun and go to cool destinations,” said Nora Weis. The 11-year-old loves to bike with her dad — but couldn’t pass up the opportunity to ride with other kids. “We take kids on rides all over […]

  • ‘It shocks us all:’ Puppy recovering at humane society after being beaten with pipe; owner charged

    RACINE — The Wisconsin Humane Society says it’s one of the worst cases of animal abuse in recent memory. A puppy beaten with a pipe, and the dog’s owner is behind bars. Despite all he’s been through, Rocky is still as sweet as his favorite treat. According to the Wisconsin Humane Society, the 10-month-old dog was beaten with a pipe and whipped repeatedly. “Right now, we do see some visible scars on him. After the X-rays, we will have a […]

  • ‘It’s very difficult:’ More than 2 decades since Officer Wendolyn Tanner was killed in line of duty

    MILWAUKEE — The death of Officer Charles Irvine Jr. on Thursday, June 7 is the first of a Milwaukee police officer in the line of duty in nearly 22 years. It was September 7, 1996 when Officer Wendolyn Tanner was shot and killed during a foot chase. Tanner and his partner were trying to arrest a known felon near 20th and Hampton when the suspect opened fire. A bullet struck the 29-year-old officer in his side — between the panels of […]

  • Palmyra-Eagle School District cancels classes Wednesday due to ongoing manhunt

    EAGLE — Classes were canceled for students in the Palmyra – Eagle School District on Wednesday, June 6 due to the ongoing manhunt for an armed and dangerous man, and homeowners continued to take precautions. School officials said on their website: “We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Stay tuned for updates regarding school and related activities for Thursday, June 7 currently scheduled as an early release at 12:30 following lunch.” “The conclusion of the school year is always a time to celebrate […]

  • Woman with disabilities pulled from burning home on Milwaukee’s south side

    MILWAUKEE — Firefighters on Monday morning, June 4 responded to the scene of a house fire on Milwaukee’s south side. One person had to be rescued, and that person was taken to the hospital. It happened in the area of 11th and Oklahoma around 2:40 a.m. Fire officials said when firefighters arrived on scene, an adult had evacuated, and informed firefighters that there was a woman with disabilities in the home. She was rescued by firefighters, and taken to the […]

  • ‘We need more bicyclists on the roads:’ City leaders celebrate Wisconsin Bike Week

    MILWAUKEE — City leaders are working to make Milwaukee a more bicycle-friendly community. Members of Milwaukee’s Common Council, the Wisconsin Bike Fed, Bublr Bikes and Department of Public Works (DPW) staff,  biked to work on Monday, June 4 to celebrate Wisconsin Bike Week. There is safety in numbers. Alderman Nik Kovac said he believes that’s especially true for cyclists. “The safest thing for a bicyclist is more bicyclists,” said Kovac. Kovac and more than a dozen other city employees traded their […]

  • ‘Phenomenal:’ Man takes steps towards independence on Aurora Sinai Medical Center’s “Easy Street”

    MILWAUKEE — It’s the only rehab center of its kind in all of Wisconsin. 70 to 80 patients are treated on Aurora Sinai Medical Center‘s “Easy Street” every day. One man traveled the road to get back on his feet. Big or small, every step David Young takes is a stride towards independence. And getting back to the way his life used to be before February 14, 2016. “My life has been different ever since,” Young said. When the then […]

  • Witness the tough journey of a Wisconsin man becoming a Marine; ‘It’s made him much stronger’

    SAN DIEGO — The Marine Corps is one of the smallest of all the military branches and Marines will tell you, the toughest.  The Corps also has the longest boot camp at 13 weeks. For the nearly 400 men of Charlie Company, the road to boot camp graduation ends under the sunny skies of Marine Corps Recruit Depot-San Diego. After 13 weeks of grueling physical and mental training, all that stands between these new Marines and their loved ones is one […]

  • ‘Kind of a shock:’ Generous donation allows Greendale Fire Dept. to get new equipment

    GREENDALE — The Greendale Fire Department is getting a new life-saving piece of equipment. It’s a gift from some very generous residents. Chief Tim Saidler has seen a lot during his 30 years with the Greendale Fire Department. But a recent phone call caught him off guard. “It was kind of a shock initially because not that many people want to offer that much money,” said Chief Tim Saidler. A long-time Greendale couple offered to pick up the tab for a […]

  • Milwaukee police investigate 14 separate shootings over Memorial Day weekend; 3 killed, 12 injured

    MILWAUKEE — No holiday from violence. Milwaukee police are investigating seven separate shootings that all happened in less than 12 hours on Monday, May 28. One person is dead and six others were injured as a result of the shootings. The first shooting happened near Servite Drive and Manor Lane at around 10:15 a.m. Monday morning. Police say a 19-year-old woman was walking with a friend when an unknown suspect fired a gunshot from an unknown location. The victim received […]

  • ‘Remembering their sacrifices:’ Milwaukee VA honors the fallen in 88th annual Memorial Day service

    MILWAUKEE — They remind us that freedom isn’t free. The Milwaukee VA marked this Memorial Day by hosting its 88th annual service on Monday, May 28. They stand shoulder to shoulder with their brothers in arms — 30,000 strong. “There are way too many here we lost who were way too young,” said Dr. Daniel Zomchek whose grandparents are buried in Wood National Cemetery . Never out of sight of those who came to honor their service and sacrifice. “It’s […]

  • Police: 1 dead after crashing vehicle into tree in West Allis

    WEST ALLIS — Officers were on the scene of an overnight crash in West Allis Monday morning, May 28. According to police, the crash happened just after 1 a.m. near 64th and Washington. Initial investigation says the vehicle was traveling northbound on 64th Street, left the roadway and struck a tree. Both people in the car were ejected. A 34-year-old man and a 35-year-old man, both from West Allis, were taken to the hospital. The 34-year-old passed away at the […]