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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
  • ‘They were lucky:’ Good Samaritans rescue 2 men after boat goes airborne, capsizes

    PLEASANT PRAIRIE — Two people were rescued from Lake Michigan after their boat went airborne and capsized in Pleasant Prairie Saturday morning, July 20. Witnesses who rushed into the water to help say the men are lucky to be alive. The water just off the shoreline in Pleasant Prairie appears peaceful and calm, but if you look closely, you can see the evidence of Saturday morning’s chaos. “They were both badly hurt. They are lucky to be alive,” said Craig […]

  • ‘Confused and angry:’ Brookfield family seeking justice after finding noose in tree outside their home

    BROOKFIELD — A Brookfield family is criticizing police after finding a noose hanging from a tree near their home. The Shaws say their concerns are being swept under the rug. The Shaws first noticed the noose a week ago. Brookfield police have not arrested the person who hung it — but that’s not what the Shaws are upset about. They feel like investigators have dismissed their claim that this is a hate crime. Brookfield police say that’s just not the […]

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    National, State DNC members in Milwaukee say Pres. Trump is not working for Wisconsin

    MILWAUKEE — Democrats are wasting no time spreading their message in Wisconsin. Inside Milwaukee’s Clock Shadow Creamery on Thursday, July 18 members of the national and state Democratic Party talked about their plan for health care. Members of the Democratic Party say President Donald Trump is not working for Wisconsin. “This president has kicked Wisconsin working families to the curb,” said Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez. Perez said his party would fight for health care for all. “We’re using […]

  • Preparations for 2020 DNC in Milwaukee ‘pacing ahead,’ surpassing expectations

    MILWAUKEE — It’s full steam ahead, as organizers in Milwaukee prepare to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention, July 13-16. With the convention less than a year away, officials with the Milwaukee 2020 Host Committee said Tuesday, July 16 they’d hit all benchmarks so far, and when it comes to raising money, they are even a bit ahead. “It’s exciting to finally see it all come together,” said Alex Lasry, host committee finance chairman. Lasry said other convention preps are […]

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    Politics, parties, and pundits: Organizers say ‘we’re off to a good start’ 1 year out from 2020 DNC

    MILWAUKEE — Saturday, July 13 marked one year out from the start of the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee. Organizers said they’re on track with fundraising and finding volunteers for the convention set for July 13-16, 2020. However, there’s much left on the to-do list in terms of preparing infrastructure and addressing challenges. There are no such things as off days for Christopher Walton, chairman of the Democratic Party of Milwaukee County — but he wasn’t complaining about that. […]

  • Pres. Trump pushes trade deal in formerly blue Wisconsin

    MILWAUKEE — President Donald Trump barnstormed for his new trade deal with Mexico and Canada during a visit to Wisconsin on Friday, hoping that its economic impact will help him to retain a battleground state vital to his re-election effort. “I’m great to be back in your great state, a state that I won,” said President Trump. President Trump reminisced over his 2016 upset, and touted the campaign promises he says he’s delivered. “Millions and millions of jobs were lost […]

  • Democratic presidential candidates Warren, Sanders, O’Rourke and Castro make visit to Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE  — Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Beto O’Rourke and Julian Castro participated in a town hall in Milwaukee sponsored by the Hispanic civil rights organization League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). Each candidate made their pitch to voters Thursday evening, July 11. Over and over, each candidate told the crowd if they win the White House, the nation’s Latin American communities and their families across the border, will not be forgotten. First to take the stage […]

  • ‘Was a really nice guy:’ Neighbors saddened over man’s death in Wheatland mobile home fire

    WHEATLAND — A man is dead after a fire ripped through his mobile home in the Town of Wheatland on Friday, July 5. Kenosha County officials identified the victim on Tuesday, July 9 as 71-year-old Stanley Mesmer. Officials say the fire is not suspicious in nature, but its cause remains under investigation. Neighbors say they heard breaking glass and saw glowing red coming from the trailer feet from their own. They rushed to help but it was too late. “The […]

  • Thousands gather for food, fun and fireworks on Milwaukee’s lakefront

    MILWAUKEE — The annual lakefront fireworks show is a tradition that brings thousands of people to Milwaukee every July 3 — and 2019 was no different. Despite the fog delaying the show about 15 minutes, the fireworks still went off with a bang. FOX6 News met four families who have been going to the lakefront fireworks show for a combined 100 years. All four of the families picked out their spot early Tuesday morning, July 2. They staked it out […]

  • ‘We are never truly off duty:’ Funeral services held for fallen Milwaukee Officer Kou Her

    MILWAUKEE — Funeral services were held Monday, July 1 for Milwaukee Police Officer Kou Her. Off-duty Milwaukee Police Officer Kou Her died following a crash near 60th and Capitol early Tuesday morning, June 18. A funeral took place at at the Good Hope Center and interment followed at Graceland Cemetery in Milwaukee. The procession to the cemetery was a tribute to a young officer and the loved ones he leaves behind — dozens of red and blues leading the way. […]

  • Kettle Moraine Kennel Club Dog Show highlights the area’s most boastful breeds

    WEST BEND — The Kettle Moraine Kennel Club held their dog show over the weekend — and it was jam-packed with adorable pups! Amy stopped by the event to learn about the ins and outs of a dog show and inquire about the special training show dogs receive. About Kettle Moraine Kennel Club (website) The Kettle Moraine Kennel Club is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization. The KMKC has been dedicated to improving and promoting purebred dogs for current and prospective dog […]

  • West Allis woman salvaging items after fire falls ill, placed in medically-induced coma 

    WEST ALLIS — A West Allis woman is thankful to be alive. She wasn’t there when her home near 63rd and Greenfield started on fire but it almost claimed her life anyway. A shell of a home is all Jessica Katzenmeyer has left. “Everything you worked for for 40 years of your life it’s gone, just like that — gone,” said Katzenmeyer. Katzenmeyer was finishing up some errands on Father’s Day morning, June 16 when she got a call that […]

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