Amanda Fitzpatrick is an Emmy nominated TV Host/Reporter and Weathercaster in Dallas, TX. She most recently worked on CW33's "Nightcap TV" on KDAF-TV.
Since leaving CW33 she has dedicated her time to volunteering in the community, mentoring kids and working on her own web show, soon to be released by the end of Summer 2014.
Before joining KDAF-TV, she was a reporter for nearly two years at KXAS-TV, the NBC affiliate in Dallas. While there she was the go-to reporter, covering sports, weather, breaking news, crime and politics. Most notably she reported from the Super Bowl at Cowboys stadium, interviewing Will.I.Am from the Black Eyed Peas before their half-time show and reporting on the snowstorm that almost shut down the city.
Before working in Dallas, she was a reporter for the ABC owned station in her hometown of Raleigh-Durham, NC. While there she traveled to DC to cover the Inauguration of President Barack Obama. Other stops include reporting in beautiful Charleston, SC and
For several years Amanda has interviewed numerous celebrity's, politicians and community leaders. Including former Secretary of
State Hillary Clinton, actor Idris Elba, Radio Deejay Tom Joyner, and British Boy band One Direction just to name a few. Amanda has been featured reporting on the CBS Early Show, CNN, The Weather Channel, and other national and International TV networks. Her video reports have been seen my millions through AOL.com and other various news sites.
In September 2013, Amanda was nominated by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences; Lone Star chapter for two Emmy awards!
In May 2013, the National Association of Black Journalist nominated her for a "Salute to Excellence Award" for her reports on a the lack of media coverage for missing black teens.
She was also named one of the "10 Most Beautiful Women in Dallas by "D" magazine.
But her passion in the community has brought help to those who need it most, through mentoring, volunteering and supporting various charities. She has received several community service awards for her work.
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