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!

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Recent Articles
  • Sandra Rybka sentenced to 16 years in prison for using car to hit, drag woman to death

    MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee woman will spend 16 years in prison for using her car to hit and drag a woman to death. The prosecutor described the crime as being so horrific it will give the families involved nightmares. In a quiet courtroom on Friday, Sept. 20, the daughter of Carla Gould told the judge her mother moved to Milwaukee to avoid violence — only to become a victim a few blocks from her own home. “She’s seen a lot […]

  • Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar makes her pitch in SE Wisconsin

    MILWAUKEE — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar is working on what she calls a blue wall. The Minnesota senator wants to win back the states that President Donald Trump won in 2016. On Thursday, Sept. 19, Klobuchar made her case in southeast Wisconsin. Klobuchar is one of only two Midwest candidates — and she told reporters, that matters. She toured a family-run organic dairy farm in Random lake earlier on Thursday. She talked a lot about the dairy crisis — […]

  • UW-Milwaukee student robbed at gunpoint on Oakland Avenue near Hartford Avenue

    UW-Milwaukee student robbed at gunpoint: ‘I didn’t think living on Oakland would be a problem’

    MILWAUKEE — A University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee student was robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday morning, Sept. 18. It happened around 12:05 a.m. on Oakland Avenue near Hartford Avenue. According to UWM police, the robber approached a student, pointed a gun, and demanded their property. The robber obtained the victim’s cellphone and fled as a passenger in a white, four-door sedan. The vehicle was last seen traveling southbound on N. Bartlett Avenue. The robber was described as a man, black, in his […]

  • Cary and Nancy Docter

    ‘I’m a fighter:’ FOX6 family member, battling breast cancer for the 3rd time, inspires others to ‘find a cure’

    MILWAUKEE — In 2019 alone, 4,700 Wisconsin residents will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and according to Susan G. Komen Wisconsin officials, another 700 will die from the disease. Those statistics are more than numbers. Here at FOX6 News, they hit close to home. As far as her fourth-graders know, Nancy Docter has all the answers. Their teacher always points them in the right direction, but answers outside the classroom are hard to come by when you don’t know how […]

  • Secretary Betsy DeVos pitches ‘Education Freedom Scholarships’ in Milwaukee, draws protests

    MILWAUKEE — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Monday, Sept. 16 kicked off her 2019 Back-to-School Tour in Milwaukee. She said parents and students deserve more — and made her pitch for a new policy called Education Freedom Scholarships. Secretary DeVos visited St. Marcus Lutheran School, a school that serves 900 students. Nearly all of the students at St. Marcus benefit from the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program. “Education freedom policies work. We just need more of them — many […]

  • Paul Wise pleads not guilty, bound over for trial in assault, arson case

    MILWAUKEE — Paul Wise, the Milwaukee man facing multiple charges in connection with an alleged assault and fire near Park Place and Downer Avenue in Milwaukee on Saturday, Aug. 31, entered a plea of not guilty Friday, Sept. 13 during his preliminary hearing. The court found probable cause and bound Wise over for trial. A scheduling conference has been set for Sept. 23. Wise, 52, faces the following criminal counts: Arson of building Misdemeanor battery First degree recklessly endangering safety […]

  • ‘TALGO is hiring:’ Rail company to add 60+ employees at its Century City Milwaukee facility

    MILWAUKEE — TALGO is hiring! TALGO and city officials announced on Thursday, Sept. 12 that the train maker recently won a contract to overhaul 121 rail cars for the Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA). In order to complete the work, TALGO needs workers — now. “The work will be 100 percent done in this facility,” said Antonio Perez, President and CEO of TALGO, referring to the Century City Business Park. Right now, TALGO has 27 employees. But officials want […]

  • Yelich’s knee injury is not career-ending, but it will likely be months before he’s back at bat

    MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Brewers faithful fans are holding their breath waiting to learn more about Christian Yelich’s season-ending injury. The MVP fractured his kneecap while at bat against the Miami Marlins Tuesday night, Sept. 10. The good news is it’s not a career-ending injury. The bad news is it will be months before Yelich steps back up to the plate. When Yelich went down, the hearts of Brewers fans dropped right along with him. “I was hoping he was […]

  • Proposal to raise Milwaukee County sales tax by 1 percent moves forward

    MILWAUKEE COUNTY — Milwaukee County leaders are moving forward with a plan to raise the local sales tax. The state Legislature would first have to agree to put the proposal on the spring ballot, then voters would have to approve the one-percent increase. A one-percent increase may not sound like a lot but it’s three times more than we are paying now. That can add up quickly, especially for families already struggling to make ends meet. Supporters say a one-percent […]

  • Local lawmakers want to raise Milwaukee County sales tax by 1%, need your support to pull it off

    MILWAUKEE — A group of local lawmakers want to raise the Milwaukee County sales tax. Under the proposal, the county’s sales tax would rise from a half-percent to one-and-a-half percent. “Our system is broken and we need real solutions to the problems facing us today,” said Eric Brooks, South Milwaukee mayor. State law caps a county sales tax at no more than .6 percent. Milwaukee County would need the state legislature to first let them put the proposal on the […]

  • Homeowner confronts suspect, fires shot before suspect flees: ‘I did what I think anyone would do’

    MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee man is speaking out after a violent confrontation with a man trying to break into his vehicle on the city’s northwest side. The homeowner says he shot the suspect to protect his family — and now it is possible he could face charges. Vincent Nash makes his living driving some of Milwaukee’s most deadly roads. But he faced even more danger in his own driveway near 105th and Darnel Avenue. The husband and father was getting […]

  • ‘I ain’t going away:’ Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner talks about his time in Congress, his future in politics

    WAUKESHA — Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner sat down one-on-one with FOX6’s Amy DuPont on Thursday, Sept. 5 to talk about his decision to leave Congress after January 2021. Why retire now? Sensenbrenner started by saying this decision is not based on his health — that he has no major health issues. “I’m feeling really very good,” Sensenbrenner said. “I’ve known for a long time that I would know when the time comes to retire. And as the summer went on, I […]

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