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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
  • ‘Steal of a deal:’ Milwaukee Brewers hold team store blowout sale

    MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Brewers are throwing fans a curveball — by holding a team store blowout sale! The sales pitch alone was enough to draw about 100 Milwaukee Brewers fans on deck for a Brewers blowout. “This is fantastic,” said Linda Kruszka. The team is holding its first ever outlet sale Friday, Sept. 21 and Saturday, Sept. 22. “I don’t even know what I grabbed,” said Nick Heitman. “If it had my size then I just stacked it up. We’ll sort through […]

  • Cedarburg HS freshman composition students become published authors

    CEDARBURG — A group of Cedarburg High School students can add “published author” to their resumes. It’s an impressive feat, but even more so because they did it together. If you’ve ever played telephone, you understand how difficult it is to pass a simple sentence from one person to the next, which makes the story behind this novel a tale in itself. “I’m a published author. I can say it,” said Marisa Valdez. After coming up with a theme, main […]

  • Group memorializes 12 pedestrians struck by vehicles, killed in Milwaukee this year

    MILWAUKEE — Twelve pedestrians have died after they were struck by vehicles in 2018, according to the group “MilWALKee Walks,” which began placing memorials at deadly intersections in Milwaukee on Tuesday, Sept. 18. The campaign is also an effort to remind drivers about the dangers of speeding, distracted driving and failing to yield to pedestrians in intersections. They’re also encouraging pedestrians to use crosswalks. “We all might be five minutes late. We all want to drive a little faster, but […]

  • ‘The growth of our community cannot be denied:” Milwaukee kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett on Monday, Sept. 17 joined community leaders to kick off Hispanic Heritage Month, highlighting month-long programming around the city and encouraging the public to engage in a variety of workshops, socials and celebrations. “I am designating Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 Hispanic Heritage Month throughout the City of Milwaukee,” said Mayor Barrett. Mayor Barrett said Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to celebrate. The fastest growing segment of the Milwaukee population is Hispanic — and that […]

  • ‘I love the snow:’ Milwaukee County plow drivers test skills in Truck ROADeo

    MILWAUKEE — Unfortunately, we all know winter is right around the corner. Need proof? County plow drivers are already on the road — and it’s all part of the Milwaukee County DOT 12th Annual Truck ROADeo. When the snow flies, David Heller will be behind the wheel, plowing Milwaukee County roads — all of Milwaukee County’s roads. “It’s five months. It’s 20 weeks — from Nov. to April 1,” said David Heller, highway maintenance worker. Heller has cleared millions of miles […]

  • ‘A blessing:’ School supply drive helps MPS students succeed

    MILWAUKEE — The excitement that comes with a new school year also comes with a cost. Some families with students who attend Milwaukee Public Schools are unable to pay for the supplies their children need. In Milwaukee, when a student needs help, the community steps in. On Wednesday, Sept. 12 every student at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School left class with a new backpack and school supplies. “If this has a small impact for one child, then it’s well worth the time. […]

  • AG Schimel announces sex assault kit testing complete, backlog cleared: ‘This will never happen again’

    MILWAUKEE — The Wisconsin Department of Justice has reached a major milestone. The testing on all of Wisconsin’s backlogged sexual assault kits has been completed. On Monday, Sept. 10, Attorney General Brad Schimel made the surprise announcement and also delivered an apology. “This is a great day,” said Schimel. Three years after announcing his initiative, Schimel said the testing of more than 4,000 unsubmitted sexual assault kits has been completed — clearing a backlog from 1984. Three cases are currently […]

  • The ‘Jewelry Girls’ add sparkle to customers’ lives

    MILWAUKEE — They call themselves the “Jewelry Girls” and together they’ve been putting on sales for years. Their work adds a little sparkle the lives of their customers at the St. Ann Center Vintage Jewelry Sale.

  • ‘Little pieces of love:’ Volunteers for St. Ann Center collect donated jewelry, sell it

    MILWAUKEE — They call themselves the jewelry girls. Together they’ve been putting on sales for years. Their work adds a little sparkle to the lives of their customers and so many more. If laughter paid the bills, Betty Glisch and Marguerite Woodfill would be millionaires. The delicate work they do is just as valuable. “We brought in $24,000 last year,” said Glisch. The volunteers for St. Ann Center collect donated jewelry,  fix it or re-purpose it and sell it. “We […]

  • ‘I’m excited!’ MPS students get standing ovation at Maple Tree Elementary on 1st day of school

    MILWAUKEE — More than 45,000 Milwaukee Public Schools students went back to class Tuesday morning, Sept. 4. The day started with a celebration, but teachers and administrators wasted no time getting to work. For students at Maple Tree Elementary School, the school year kicked off a lot like a rock concert, with a celebration that included drums, lots of cowbell and a standing ovation. Teachers, along with state and city leaders, lined the walkway to welcome students and parents back […]

  • ‘I need it as soon as I can:’ West Allis woman uses billboard to find kidney donor

    WEST ALLIS — A West Allis woman believes in the kindness of strangers. She has to — because a stranger is the only one who can save her life. Tattooed on her —  the word “fearless” describes how Jessica Wickersheimer lives, and all that she has survived. “If I get a kidney, this will be my fourth transplant,” said Wickersheimer. The West Allis woman received her first transplant in 2003 — to replace her kidneys destroyed by juvenile diabetes. Her […]

  • State of emergency in Brownsville, Lomira, Theresa after tornado warned storms in Dodge County

    DODGE COUNTY — A state of emergency was declared in Brownsville, Lomira and Theresa after severe storms pushed through Tuesday, Aug. 28. Dodge County was one of three impacted by tornado warnings Tuesday afternoon and evening — and the National Weather Service on Wednesday confirmed a tornado touchdown in Brownsville — an EF1. The cleanup and power restoration efforts could take days. Dodge County Emergency Management officials set a public town hall meeting for Wednesday evening at the Lomira Municipal […]