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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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    MADISON — The state’s budget battle is apparently on hold. A committee hearing to decide how much money lawmakers plan to spend on health care programs was scheduled to get underway at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4, but as of 5 p.m. Republicans had not shown up. Republicans met behind closed doors for hours. In May, they voted to strip Medicaid expansion from the next two-year budget — which blew a $1.6 billion hole in Governor Tony Evers’ plan. […]

  • Summer Jam attendee recounts terror after fight led to shooting outside Miramar

    ‘Am I going to die?’ Summer Jam attendee recounts terror after fight led to shooting outside Miramar

    MILWAUKEE — Police on Monday, June 3 asked for help identifying the shooter(s) involved in a triple shooting outside the Miramar Theatre Saturday, June 1 — as the three victims continued to recover. FOX6 News spoke with the youngest victim — a 19-year-old woman from Oak Creek, who said she ran out the side of the building, hoping to escape the chaos and the crowd. As she turned the corner, bullets ripped through both of her feet. The woman, who […]

  • ‘An act of self-defense:’ Argument leads to shooting in downtown Milwaukee, woman in custody

    MILWAUKEE — An argument between a 60-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman led to a shooting right outside the Police Administration Building — MPD headquarters — near 7th and State in downtown Milwaukee on Wednesday, May 29. An MPD spokeswoman on Thursday said, “This shooting incident occurred as an act of self-defense, however, this is still under investigation.” Police said around 10:30 a.m. officers inside the building heard the gunshot and ran outside with guns drawn. They found the victim […]

  • ‘Should be easy to spot:’ Police seek man wanted in shooting at ‘The Garage’ on Brady Street

    MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Police Department needs your help identifying a man wanted for a shooting that occurred outside a bar near Brady and Arlington early Saturday morning, May 25. Detectives released a photo of the wanted man, described as black, with a dark skin complexion, standing 6’ to 6’3” tall, weighing about 200 pounds, with a thin build. He was last seen wearing a gold and black Indiana Pacers basketball cap, a shiny gold track suit with the word […]

  • ‘We take so much for granted:’ Gold Star mom honors her fallen son in Memorial Day parade

    MILWAUKEE — Thousands lined the streets of downtown Milwaukee for the 154th annual Memorial Day parade Monday, May 27 — and to show their support for the fallen. The spring rain was no match for the pride and patriotism on display along Wisconsin Avenue. “I wanted to show my son. It’s too early for him to understand, but it’s important to start early,” said Travis McCullough. It is important to understand the true meaning of Memorial Day. “To remember those […]

  • ‘I’ve been waiting for so long:’ Wisconsin National Guard troops are home after 9-month deployment

    MILWAUKEE — It was a homecoming nine months in the making. For the second time in two days, Wisconsin Army National Guard soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 121st Field Artillery were welcomed home at the 128th Air Refueling Wing in Milwaukee. The latest group arrived on Friday afternoon, May 24. This Milwaukee-based unit left Wisconsin in July 2018 — and headed to the Middle East. They arrived back on U.S. soil earlier in May — and were greeted by family […]

  • "The Hop" -- Milwaukee streetcar

    With DNC deadline looming, critics say city ‘can’t afford’ expansion of The Hop

    MILWAUKEE — The countdown was on Wednesday, May 22, with seven days for Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett to convince the Milwaukee Common Council to vote in favor of his streetcar expansion proposal. A council committee on Tuesday voted to delay the release of funds for construction and study — with city leaders hoping to have the project finished in time for the July 2020 Democratic National Convention. Longtime critics of the streetcar said the city cannot afford it. New critics […]

  • ‘Botched the effort:’ Common Council votes to delay approving funds for streetcar expansion

    MILWAUKEE — Plans to expand “The Hop,” Milwaukee’s streetcar, came to a halt on Tuesday, May 21, when the Milwaukee Common Council voted to delay approving money to extend it. It could mean The Hop won’t be ready for 2020 Democratic National Convention riders in July 2020. If that happens, Common Council members refused to take the blame. “If it doesn’t get built, that’s on you,” said Milwaukee Alderman Bob Bauman. Members of Milwaukee’s Common Council didn’t hold back, refusing […]

  • Milwaukee Bucks vs. Toronto Raptors Game 3

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    MILWAUKEE — It was a stressful Sunday, May 19 for Milwaukee Bucks fans back at home as Game 3 vs. the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference Finals went into double overtime. In the end, the Bucks fell to the Raptors 118-112, which was disappointing, but also meant the Bucks would be coming home for Game 5 on Thursday — after seeking revenge in Game 4 Tuesday in Toronto. More than 400 miles from center court, Bucks pride was running […]

  • ‘A new day, a new party:’ Wisconsin GOP going ‘back to grassroots’ in 2020 campaign push

    OSHKOSH — We are roughly 18 months away from the 2020 presidential election and Wisconsin Republicans are starting their campaign push now. The Republican Party of Wisconsin convention took place in Oshkosh on Saturday, May 18. “A new day, a new party really means we want this to be a grassroots organization,” said Republican Party of Wisconsin Chairman Andrew Hitt. After losing the governor’s race, Chairman Andrew Hitt says the GOP will work harder at the local level, sharing their […]

  • ‘Put down your guns:’ 7-year-old boy struck by gunfire while sitting in vehicle

    MILWAUKEE — A 7-year-old boy, previously reported as a 6-year-old, is hospitalized after being shot and wounded late Thursday, May 16 while sitting inside a vehicle on Milwaukee’s north side. The child is listed in critical but stable condition. He has already had one surgery — and may need more. Police say around 10:30 p.m. Thursday the mother of the 7-year-old took her son to a hospital to receive medical attention for a gunshot wound. The preliminary investigation reveals the […]

  • VP Mike Pence visits Eau Claire, touts US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement

    EAU CLAIRE — A big win for Wisconsin. That is how Vice President Mike Pence described the Trump administration’s trade agreement with Mexico and Canada during a visit to Eau Claire on Thursday, May 16. The vice president spoke to about 200 people at J&D Manufacturing in Eau Claire — where he called on the people of Wisconsin to help pass the president’s new trade plan. “You are renewing American manufacturing by your hard work,” Pence said. “We need to […]

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