Amanda Porterfield Bio-Wiki
Amanda Porterfield is an award-winning American journalist working for WDJT CBS 58 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as a Noon & 4 p.m. anchor. She has been part of this network since March 2016.
Amanda Porterfield Age, Birthday
Porterfield’s exact age and birthday are not known as she has not gone public about it. Nevertheless, it is estimated that she might be around her 40’s.
Amanda Porterfield Parents/Siblings
Porterfield spent her young years growing up in Milwaukee’s Rufus King Neighborhood before moving to Chicago. Unlike other personalities, the news anchor hasn’t disclosed any details in connection with her secretive life, including her parents, siblings, and girlhood.
Amanda Porterfield Education
As far as her education is concerned, Amanda went to elementary school at Emmanuel Phillip on 16th and Olive. After graduating, she joinedBachelor of Liberal Arts, Sociology & English Writing.
Amanda Porterfield Husband, Children
In regard to his marital entanglements, Amanda has a fiance named De Angelo with whom they share a son; Christian. When not working, she loves hanging out at the park with her son.
Amanda Porterfield Career and Wikipedia
Porterfield works for WDJT CBS 58 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as a Noon & 4 pm anchor. Milwaukee is a location where she spent time growing up and much of her family still calls home, she has been able to professionally come full circle. Amanda started working at CBS 58 News in 2016 as the weekend anchor and lead night side reporter where getting exclusive interviews and stories became a trademark. She has assisted CBS 58 in receiving several awards including those for reporting coverage during the Sherman Park Unrest.
She has also assisted the station in receiving a Chicago/Midwest Emmy nomination for anchoring and producing an hour-long prime-time special called, “Milwaukee at a Crossroads” which took an in-depth look at how firearm violence affected Milwaukee families who’ve lost children. Amanda also has been called one of Wisconsin’s Most Influential Black Leaders by Madison365. She is also a founding partner of Milwaukee Crime Stoppers and now serves on the board. You can catch her weekly “Crime of the Week” segments every Thursday during the 4, 5, 9, and 10 p.m. newscasts.
Amanda has reported on four states throughout her 15-year profession. She began her journalism career in 2005 – beginning in Indiana as an intern at WNDU while finishing her bachelor’s degree at Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, IN. From there, she shifted up to production assistant and eventually began reporting for the weekend newscasts. Then from 2008-2012, Amanda reported at the ABC affiliate in Chattanooga, TN. Alone, she uncovered, wrote, and presented stories on a variety of shifts, and gathered videos and interviews. Porterfield also learned other newsroom functions such as editing, producing, and running the assignment desk.
Using a variety of skills Porterfield excelled as an anchor and reporter at Champaign’s flagship station WCIA from 2012 until 2016, where she also managed the weekend newscasts and crews.
From 2012 to 2016, she worked as an anchor and reporter at Champaign’s flagship station WCIA. Amanda also managed the weekend newscasts and crews. Nonetheless, another of her passions is investigative journalism, and expanding on stories that emphasize social problems in the community. The Illinois Broadcaster’s Association honored Porterfield with “Best Hard News Story” for her coverage of a woman addicted to heroin and her attempt to get assistance. The NAACP rewarded her with the “Social Justice” honor for her unbiased reporting about social justice issues and for honoring a culture of diversity in the community. She also served closely with the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office to create more chances for those with mental and behavioral issues.
A.P., as individuals in the newsroom and around the city call her is grateful to be able to work on stories that count to all people in Wisconsin along with the dedicated news team at CBS 58. But, if you see her hanging out at the park with her son, walking her dog Dusty, or eating at a local restaurant, don’t hesitate to say hello.
Amanda Porterfield Height
Porterfield has an estimated height of 5 feet 7 inches equaling 1.7 meters.
Amanda Porterfield Salary
She has an estimated annual salary ranging from $ 89, 875 K to $ 178, 809K.
Amanda Porterfield’s Net Worth
Porterfield has an approximate net worth of $ 1 Million- $ 3 Million. Nevertheless, her profession as a journalist is her main source of revenue.
Amanda Porterfield WDJT CBS 58
Porterfield works at WDJT CBS 58 with her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as
- Alex Corradetti-Morning News Anchor
- Mike Curkov-Morning News Anchor
- Tajma Hall-Weekend News Anchor
- Frankie Jupiter-Morning News Anchor
- Emerson Lehmann-Sunday Morning News Anchor