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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
  • FoodShare benefits at risk during government shutdown: Last of the funds to be issued Jan. 20

    MILWAUKEE COUNTY — The government shutdown is having a direct impact on 230,000 Milwaukee County families receiving FoodShare benefits. A change to how those benefits are paid could lead to hungry adults and kids. “We are putting a lot of local people at risk here,” said Sherrie Tussler, Hunger Task Force. The average family in Milwaukee County receives $111 in federal food assistance each month. Seniors and those with disabilities get $15 per month, but those dollars could disappear. The […]

  • Mayor Barrett: 76,044 rides on The Hop in December ‘show that the city is embracing this new asset’

    MILWAUKEE — More than “76,000 riders hopped on board during the streetcar’s first full month of operations” in December 2018, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett’s office announced  in a news release on Tuesday, Jan. 15. According to a news release from Barrett’s office, the 76,044 total rides during the month of December represents an average daily ridership of 2,453, up from the 2,297 daily average in November. The December growth was fueled in part by increases in early week ridership, with […]

  • ‘It’s a great model:’ Gov. Evers celebrates workforce development programs in Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE — Governor Tony Evers paid Milwaukee a visit on Monday, Jan. 14 to highlight workforce development programs. The Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership (WRTP) has been working to recruit and train workers in the industrial sector since the 1990s. During a tour of the Milwaukee Training Center, Governor Tony Evers said the nonprofit’s work to help Wisconsinites earn a livable wage is necessary to grow the state’s economy. “It’s a great model. I’ve followed it for years and I know […]

  • ‘Please God do not let me die:’ MFD diver who pulled woman from KK River tells his story

    MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Fire Department diver who nearly lost his own life while trying to rescue a woman from the Kinnickinnic River is sharing his story. John Cooley gave details to FOX6 News about the most dangerous dive of his life — and getting back in the water. “This is one of the worst calls we’ve been on,” said Lt. Kevin Monoghan, Milwaukee Fire Department. Police were chasing an SUV on New Year’s Eve, when the driver lost control […]

  • Lawsuit filed, targets Republican laws reducing Governor Tony Evers’ power

    MADISON — A lawsuit filed on Thursday, Jan. 10 claims the extraordinary session called by Wisconsin Republicans to limit the powers of now Governor Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul was unconstitutional. It marks the first legal challenge to undo all of the bills approved during December’s extraordinary session. Governor Evers is named as a defendant — but Republicans believe the groups that filed are acting on the governor’s behalf. The lawsuit was filed in Dane County by the […]

  • ‘You are not immune:’ Sex trafficking survivor helps unveil campaign designed to make you uncomfortable

    WEST BEND — January is Sex Trafficking Awareness Month. To mark the occasion, survivor Emmy Myers along with Serve Marketing officials on Wednesday, Jan. 9 helped unveil a documentary and the “Your Suburbs Are Not Safe” awareness campaign. The theory behind it is, if the young faces and true stories of local human trafficking victims make you uncomfortable, you will do something about it. “You are not immune. Boys and girls are being sex trafficked all over — even in the suburbs,” […]

  • ‘We have a problem in Wisconsin:’ Bill would make 1st offense OWI a crime, punishable by 30 days in jail

    MILWAUKEE — Two Republican lawmakers are once again trying to beef up Wisconsin’s drunk driving laws. Similar bills were introduced last session, but didn’t go anywhere. Wisconsin is the only state in the nation that treats someone’s first drunk driving offense as a civil violation — not a crime. “It’s not equivalent to a parking ticket,” said Sen. Alberta Darling, R-River Hills. Sen. Darling and Rep. Jim Ott, R-Mequon, have been trying to change the law for more than a […]

  • Newly sworn-in Gov. Tony Evers calls for rejection of ‘tired politics of the past’

    MADISON — Newly sworn-in Democratic Gov. Tony Evers called for a rejection of “the tired politics of the past” in his first speech as Wisconsin governor Monday, cautioning in his inaugural address that “we’ve become content with division.” Evers delivered the speech during a packed Capitol rotunda ceremony attended by a number of other office holders and five former governors, including Republican Scott Walker , whom Evers narrowly defeated in November. Evers’ ascendance as governor marks a new era in Wisconsin politics, […]

  • Alderman wants answers after DA’s no-testify list allegedly excludes more than 100 police officers

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Alderman Bob Donovan is calling on the Milwaukee County District Attorney for answers. He wants to know why, supposedly, more than 100 police officers are on the D.A.’s list of those not able to testify in court. Ald. Donovan called for a hearing last month after a Milwaukee police officer appealed to the Fire and Police Commission to get his job back. Milwaukee Police Officer Erik Andrade was fired for violating the department’s social media policy. Milwaukee […]

  • Shorewood man accused of child pornography, stalking to be sentenced

    MILWAUKEE — Prosecutors on Friday, Jan. 4 hope to move forward with the sentencing of a Shorewood man — charged with using social medial to harass his classmates. The case was supposed to wrap up Wednesday — but 19-year-old Matthew Cullen-Williams didn’t show up for court. Cullen-Williams was supposed to be seated next to his attorney to face his victims on Wednesday, Jan. 2 — but hours before his sentencing, he checked himself into a hospital. A criminal complaint alleges Cullen-Williams created […]

  • Sentencing delayed for Shorewood man accused of child pornography, stalking

    SHOREWOOD — The sentencing of a Shorewood man charged with using social media to threaten and harass his classmates was delayed. This, after 19-year-old Matthew Cullen-Williams checked himself into a hospital. Cullen-Williams was supposed to be seated next to his attorney to face his victims on Wednesday, Jan. 2 — but hours before his sentencing, he checked himself into a hospital. “Mr. Cullen-Williams’ mother said he was incoherent. She had concerns and took him to a medical center, where he has […]

  • Medical examiner investigating 17 deaths, including 6 probable overdoses, 3 homicides

    MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee County medical examiner on Wednesday, Jan. 2 began autopsies on 17 people who died over the New Year’s holiday weekend. The deaths took place between Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. Most of the deaths are under investigation by Milwaukee police. The youngest victim was just 2 years old. The death investigations include: Six probable overdose deaths Three homicides Five motor vehicle fatalities Three natural causes