Cherney Amhara

Cherney Amhara

Reporter/Anchor


Reporting

Anchoring

EXPERIENCE

2019 – Present
Weekend Anchor/Reporter
WISN-TV, Milwaukee, WI

2016 – 2019
MMJ/Substitute Anchor
KVVU-TV, Las Vegas, NV

2015 – 2016
MMJ
WCAV-TV, Charlottesville, VA

2014 – 2015
Intern – News
KTBY-TV, Anchorage, AK

2013 – 2014
Web Producer, Morning News
KTLA-TV, Los Angeles, CA

2014
Reporter, Campus News
Valley View News, Northridge, CA

2012
CBS Radio, Sacramento, CA
Intern – Promotions, Production & Programming

EDUCATION

California State University, Northridge, Los Angeles, CA
B.A. – Broadcast Journalism
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Rho Epsilon Chapter

MEMBERSHIPS/SKILLS

National Assn of Hispanic Journalist
National Assn of Black Journalists
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Conversational in Spanish
Twitter/Facebook/Instagram/Blogging
Windows, Mac, Final Cut, Edius, AVID, INews,
ENPS, OPUS, Tons Lite Clickability, TVU and LiveU

AWARDS

2018 – Emmy Award, Special Report, “Sin in the City”

2017 – AP Award, Outstanding Reporter of the Virginias

2017 – AP Award, Best In-Depth, Crescent Hall Coverage

2017 – AP Award, Best Feature, “Daughters of Zion”

2016 – RTDNA Michele Clark Fellowship