Amanda Fitzpatrick is an award-winning journalist, who is excited to call the Cape Fear home.
In August 2016, she joined the WWAY News team as the evening anchor at 5, 6 & 11 p.m. You can also catch her anchoring the WWAY NEWS at 7:30 p.m. and The Cape Fear CW Primetime News at 10:00.
Amanda is a North Carolina native and super excited to be close to family and friends. Before joining WWAY, she was the weekend anchor at WCCB in Charlotte. She also spent five years working in Dallas, TX, at the CW and NBC stations.
It was at CW where he was nominated for three Lone Star EMMY awards and won three Salute to Excellence in reporting awards by the National Association of Black Journalists.
Before working in Dallas, she was a reporter at the ABC station in her hometown of Raleigh-Durham. While at WTVD, she covered the 2008 presidential campaign and even traveled to Washington, DC, to cover the inauguration of President Barack Obama for ABC. Other stops include reporting in beautiful Charleston, SC, and Albany, GA.
Amanda enjoys speaking to students and mentoring young journalists. She is an active member of the National Association of Black Journalists. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Amanda says she is looking forward to learning the area and can't wait to hit the beach!