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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!

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Recent Articles
  • Franklin bar hosts fundraiser for family of ROTC instructor killed by alleged drunk driver

    FRANKLIN — Family and friends of a beloved junior ROTC instructor and Army veteran, who was killed by an accused drunk driver, continue to gather in his honor.¬†A fundraiser for Master Sergeant Stephen Randall’s family was held on Saturday, Aug. 11 and it came from an unexpected source. Jessica Curler never met Master Sergeant Randall. She didn’t know his wife or any of his four children, but Jessica did know she wanted to help. “They need the help. They need […]

  • ‘It’s very cool:’ Unique summer camp gives Milwaukee kids a chance to train in television

    MILWAUKEE — A unique summer camp puts middle and high school students in front of, and behind, the camera. It’s an experience that can lead to a life long career. The future of television appears to be in good hands with kids as young as 11 years old learning the tricks of the trade. ¬† “It is. It’s very cool,” said 11-year-old Anjai Yera. “They learn how to run camera, floor direct, run switcher,” said¬†Glenn Riley, MATC television and video […]

  • ‘A killing for nothing:’ 1 dead after dispute leads to triple shooting near 27th and Capitol

    MILWAUKEE — Dozens of gunshot rang out Thursday night, Aug. 9 at a gas station near 27th and Capitol. The shooting resulted in two men, ages 47 and 48, receiving non-life threatening gunshot injures and one victim, a 41-year-old man, being fatally shot. Several people witnessed the shooting as the gunman opened fire around 9:45 p.m. Surveillance video captured how it all unfolded. In the video, the suspect is seen running from alongside a car, firing at a group of […]

  • ‘I was more nervous than anything:’ Firefighter proposes to girlfriend during Dousman parade

    DOUSMAN — Fire trucks are a staple of any small town parade — but the crew walking in the Dousman Derby Days Parade stole the show. In the Village of Dousman, the bullfrog is king, watching over downtown and standing guard in the village park, but it was on Main Street that Morgan Bender looked past the frogs to find her prince. “I actually didn’t want to date. I told him for a long time, ‘I don’t date.’ He was […]

  • ‘They started shooting at us:’ Man and teen shot, killed after confrontation at Swing Park

    MILWAUKEE —¬†Milwaukee police are investigating a double fatal shooting that happened late Monday night, Aug. 6 at Swing Park — located near Brady and Water Streets. Known for its re-purposed tire swings, the park under the Holton Street Bridge is often a popular hangout for families during the day. Even though the signs indicate the park closes at 10 p.m., that doesn’t stop people from gathering at the park and getting into trouble at all hours of the night. According […]

  • ‘Well deserved:’ Marine honored for helping 7 survivors at scene of fatal crash on I-41 in Washington County

    MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee Marine is being recognized for his service — honored after something the gunnery sergeant did while out of uniform. He helped a family, hurt after a fatal crash in Washington County. When Peter Vargo joined the Marine Corps, he took on a life of service. “It’s what we do. We are Marines,” said Vargo. GySgt. Vargo has served honorably in Iraq and Afghanistan, but it’s his actions as a civilian that caught the attention of one […]

  • ‘The roof collapsed:’ 2-alarm fire damages NCL Graphic Specialties in Pewaukee

    PEWAUKEE — Firefighters on Tuesday morning, July 31 responded to the scene of a two-alarm fire at NCL Graphic¬†Specialties in Pewaukee. The call came in around 12:30 a.m. When crews arrived on scene heavy fire was coming from the roof of structure. Officials say 20 employees were inside the facility when the fire broke out. Everyone made it out safely. “They all went to a rally point when they got out, right behind us, and did an accountability,” said Division […]

  • MCTS is ‘giving artists a space’ by allowing local works to be featured at bus shelters

    MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee intersection is getting a facelift. The unique project adds a vibrant twist to an otherwise unremarkable destination. Unless you are a regular rider, you might not notice the bus stop at 6th and National. It is designed to keep passengers out of the elements — not for ambience. Libby Olbrantz not only spotted this shelter, she saw a spotlight. “I thought, ‘man, that would be so cool.’ I emailed every single person — everyone I could […]

  • Man doing work on home near 11th and Clarke escapes fire that spread to 2nd, empty home

    MILWAUKEE — Firefighters on Monday morning, July 30 battled a two-alarm fire near 11th and Clarke on Milwaukee’s north side.¬†The call came in around 4:30 a.m. When crews arrived on scene, flames were coming from two homes in the area. Officials said it appears the fire started in one home — before spreading. Neighbors told FOX6 News a man was doing work on one of the homes when the fire broke out. He was able to safely exit the home. […]

  • ‘The littlest thing can help:’ Mother keeps memory of son alive with hopes of finding his killer

    MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee mother continues to seek justice for her son, Dontrae Henning Jr., who was shot and killed nearly a year ago. Police have not made an arrest in the case. Dontrae’s mom believes keeping her son’s memory alive is the key to finding his killer. Latoya Henderson, Dontrae’s mom, invited family and friends to Carmen Park on Saturday, July 28 to celebrate her son’s life. She prays love will convince someone to come forward. “I just want […]

  • ‘I don’t feel left out:’ Sports camp on Marquette campus caters to youth who are blind or visually impaired

    MILWAUKEE — The Vision Forward Association is hosting the fourth annual “Play It Forward Youth Sports Camp” from July 23-25 on the Marquette University campus. The camp is for youth — and all sports are adapted specifically for young people with vision loss. If you ask, Bryce Sumner will tell you this summer camp rocks. The 11-year-old and his friends can be as loud and rowdy as they want to be. “You get to bang your drumsticks together on the […]

  • ‘I just can’t say enough:’ MCTS bus driver helps blind man when construction changes his route

    MILWAUKEE — Navigating road construction is difficult enough — now image doing it with your eyes closed. A blind Milwaukee man must make his way through the orange barrels every day, but he’s getting some help from an unexpected source. Diabetes stole Gene Hubbard’s sight but not his independence. The 69-year-old is still working. “No, I don’t have any plans to retire,” said Gene Hubbard. Gene takes the county bus, alone, to and from his office every workday. His routine […]