An Atlanta, Georgia, native, Amanda has a passion for all things animals, sports, nature and good eats.
She made her way to Mississippi to pursue her love for journalism at the University of Mississippi and graduated with a degree in broadcast journalism in 2018.
During her time at Ole Miss, she experienced several internship opportunities including ones with MSNBC and ESPNU.
Amanda decided to stay in Mississippi and joined WTVA as a reporter in March 2019.
When not in the newsroom, you can find Amanda enjoying the company of her beloved black lab Aspen, and/or watching sports and enjoying the outdoors with friends.
The search continues for the kangaroo that escaped last week in Guntown.
An investigation is underway into what led to the death of a man in Verona.
The MSDH reported two additional cases of vaping-related lung illness, bringing the state total to nine with one death.
Alcorn County suffered a lot of damage when Tropical Storm Olga swept through north Mississippi on Oct. 26.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol confirmed a wreck on Interstate 22 near Peppertown injured two people.
People in Chickasaw County are also picking up the pieces after Tropical Storm Olga left behind a mess.
Businesses and residents say that they are expecting the city to be packed with visitors for President Trumps's Keep America Great rally in Tupelo.
The USDA Rural Development held an informational workshop about what is needed to get high-speed internet in rural communities.
A vacant spot on Main Street in Okolona could help the city expand it's office needs.
The City Council of Okolona will have the option to accept or reject the grant funding.