Amanda Porterfield Biography And Wiki
Amanda Porterfield is an American award-winning journalist from the United States currently working as a Noon and 4 pm Anchor for the CBS 58 team since March of 2016.
Amanda Porterfield Age And Birthday
Amanda has not yet revealed her date, month, and year of birth hence information about her age is not available. However, we will update as soon as it is made available to the public.
Amanda Porterfield Height
She is approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall which is about 1.68 meters.
Amanda Porterfield Family
Amanda has not yet revealed any details concerning her family. However, information about her parents and siblings will be updated as soon as possible.
Amanda Porterfield Husband
Amanda is happily married to De Angelo. However, she has not shared more information about her husband. This information will be updated as soon as it is made available.
Amanda Porterfield Children
Porterfield is a mother to a two-and-a-half-year-old son, Christian. The family resides together in Champaign.
Amanda Porterfield CBS58
Amanda has helped CBS 58 earn several awards including those for reporting coverage during the Sherman Park Unrest. She also helped the station receive a Chicago/Midwest Emmy nomination. This was because of anchoring and producing an hour-long prime time special called, “Milwaukee at a Crossroads”.
The series took an in-depth look at how gun violence affected Milwaukee families who’ve lost children. Amanda was named one of Wisconsin’s Most Influential Black Leaders by Madison365.
With her learned skills, she moved to Champaign’s flagship station WCIA. There she was an anchor and reporter from 2012 until 2016, where she also managed the weekend newscasts and crews.
One of her other passions is investigative journalism and expanding stories that highlight social issues in the community. Amanda worked closely with the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office to create more opportunities for those with mental and behavioral issues.
Milwaukee, where she grew up and most of her people still call home has seen her come full circle. She attended elementary school at Emmanuel Phillip on 16th and Olive and spent her young years growing up in Milwaukee’s Rufus King Neighborhood before moving to Chicago.
Amanda is also a founding member of Milwaukee Crime Stoppers and currently serves on the board. Find her weekly “Crime of the Week” segments every Thursday during the 4, 5, 9, and 10 pm newscasts.
Amanda Porterfield Salary
She earns an estimated annual salary ranging between $10,000 to $50,000.
Amanda Porterfield Net Worth
Porterfield has an estimated net worth of between $500,000-$1,000,000.
Amanda Porterfield Awards
Porterfield is proud to have been awarded, “Best Hard News Story”. This is for her coverage of a woman addicted to heroin and her attempt to get help. She was awarded by the Illinois Broadcaster’s Association. The NAACP also honored her with the “Social Justice” award. This is for her unbiased reporting about social justice issues and honoring a culture of diversity in the community.