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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
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    BURLINGTON —  A former Burlington police sergeant charged with sexual assault while on the job entered a not guilty plea Thursday, Nov. 15. Prosecutors say the officer admitted to sleeping with the woman — telling investigators he was forced to. Matthew Baumhardt, 30, of Salem faces three felony charges — one count of misconduct in office/act/inconsistent duty, and two counts of third degree sexual assault. According to a criminal complaint, Kenosha County sheriff’s detectives interviewed the victim in this case, who said […]

  • ‘Drug dealing, gun running:’ Tobacco store at 27th and Kilbourn comes down

    MILWAUKEE — A store on Milwaukee’s near west side was coming down Wednesday, Nov. 14 to make way for Milwaukee’s future generation — a demolition decades in the making. For more than a decade, Pat Mueller has been looking for a sign that her near west side neighborhood can make a comeback from crime. “It’s not attractive. It’s not causing anyone to want to be here,” said Mueller. On Wednesday, Mueller found what she was looking for at the corner […]

  • ‘The Bear Hug Project’ donates stuffed animals to babies in NICU: ‘We bring smiles’

    MILWAUKEE — In October, we told you about a Halloween costume contest for the babies in the Aurora NICU. The winners received a small prize. A FOX6 viewer saw our story — and wanted to do something for all of those babies. Under the dim lights of the Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit — milestones are marked by the minute. Every day is a gift. It’s a place where parents who can’t always hold their baby cling to hope. “It’s not easy. […]

  • Police: Woman fatally shot, another arrested in apparent fight over man 

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a homicide that happened Sunday night, Nov. 11 near 11th and Keefe. Witnesses and family members of the victim and suspect said there was no reason for someone to lose their life in an argument that started over a man. It happened around 7:30 p.m. Police said the victim, identified by family members as 19-year-old Elaina Rookard, and the suspect were involved in an altercation outside of a residence when the victim suffered a […]

  • Wild mic drop! Coyote pays FOX6 reporter a visit in between reports

    MILWAUKEE — It’s one of the hazards of reporting in the field — before the sun goes up. FOX6’s Amy DuPont and her photojournalist stepped away from their camera and microphone at Milwaukee’s Kadish Park — when a coyote paid them a visit. It chewed on the microphone — before being scared off. Now that’s a mic drop! 🎤 The microphone and cord attached — it survived the wild attack.

  • ‘It’s very important:’ Nov. 5-9 marks Winter Awareness Week in Wisconsin ☃️

    MILWAUKEE — To encourage people to plan ahead for the snow and cold, Governor Scott Walker has declared Nov. 5-9 as Winter Awareness Week in Wisconsin. “Preparing for winter weather should begin before the snow is even on the ground. Having an emergency supply kit in your home and vehicle could save your life or a neighbor’s life during a winter storm,” said Major General Don Dunbar, Wisconsin’s adjutant general and homeland security advisor. The changing seasons means changing out […]

  • ‘A good break:’ Babies in the NICU celebrate Halloween at Aurora West Allis Medical Center

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  • Police: Woman shot, injured at bus stop near 35th and Burnham in Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that happened late Thursday night, Nov. 1 on the city’s south side. It happened around 11:30 p.m. at a bus stop near 35th and Burnham. According to police, a 20-year-old woman was at a bus stop when a dark colored SUV drove up and words were exchanged.  Shots were fired and the victim suffered a non-fatal gunshot wound. The police are continuing to investigate and are searching for suspects.

  • Renderings released for new American Family Insurance Amphitheater; grand opening in 2020

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  • Green, Gold and Growing: Packers’ players shave facial hair for prostate cancer awareness

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  • Joe Biden, Eric Trump to campaign in Wisconsin ahead of Nov. 6 election

    MILWAUKEE —  With the midterm elections on Nov. 6, candidates are preparing for their final full week of campaigning. On Tuesday, Oct. 30 Joe Biden and Eric Trump will be making campaign stops in Wisconsin. Former Vice President Joe Biden will campaign for Democrats in Madison and Milwaukee, after former President Barack Obama held a rally at North Division High School on Friday, Oct. 26. Democratic nominee for governor Tony Evers and nominee for lieutenant governor Mandela Barnes will hold an […]

  • Milwaukee Jewish Federation to host community gathering to mourn Pittsburgh synagogue shooting victims

    GLENDALE — There has been an outpour of love and support following the deadly shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh that happened on Saturday, Oct. 27. And the days after, local Milwaukee residents are honoring the 11 lives lost. On Monday night, Oct. 29, the Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid in Glendale will host a service to mourn those who were killed. It’s a community gathering sponsored by the Milwaukee Jewish Federation. The community gathering will be begin at 7 p.m. The […]