Amanda Ferguson Biography
Amanda Ferguson joins the list of bold women in sports journalism. She works as a Lead Sports anchor and reporter at WFMY News 2. Amanda was seen as fit for this position after displaying competency, passion, and ambition to do big things. She describes herself as a guru in broadcast television, digital skills, and a passionate story Teller. Ferguson has previously worked at Miami Heat and Fox Sports
Amanda Ferguson Age and Relationship
She was born on 5th July 1992 in West Palm Beach where she also grew up. Amanda enjoys a close relationship with her younger sister and her tribe from college. The youngster journalist also identifies as a single person. Having a husband or starting a family will come when she feels ready.
Education and Career
The desire to do sports stemmed from her passion for games. She went to Florida State University for a degree in Media Production. Amanda participated in sports by serving in the cheerleading squad. She was also the producer at the school TV and Radio station. Amanda produced for a show called Florida Statement and also worked as its Host. In her junior year, she got an internship opportunity at Miami Heat where she learned to edit and helped in recapping the 2013 NBA Finals.
After graduating, she was called to Miami Heat again where she would work as a production assistant. For three months she did media clips and edited videoes and game footage. Amanda got promoted to producer and editor. In this position, she got the advantage of attending games and interviewing players and coaches. On the side, she served as an editor for FOX sports, creating promotional videos and editing various game shows.
In 2017, Amanda served as an MMJ for WVLT, WBXX and MyVLT. She also anchored sports and wrote sports news on the station’s website and social media. In 2019, Ferguson traveled to Greensboro, joining WFMY News 2 as a sports anchor and reporter and later as a leads sports anchor.
Her journey as a sports news personality has led her to exciting stories. Amanda has rubbed shoulders with some big players in all games. She has interviewed Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, and Olympic Gold Medalist Randolph Ross Jr just to name a few. Amanda has followed up with Carolina Panthers in their endeavor of looking for a coach. She has also covered exciting news like when Coach Huber Davis hugged Coach K’s wife despite being competing coaches and sad news like the passing of Coach John Madden.
Amanda Ferguson Height and Salary
Outside work, we can say that Amanda is fit for her role. She is an example of beauty with brains. Her passion for fashion is also well-pronounced. Whatever she puts on will always turn heads. She will rock a romper when attending an event, a plain dress with a long sleet when on official matters, and a crop top and dress when going out for dinner.
On weddings, Amanda puts on a bright off-shoulder long dress. Check her Instagram for sports news and fashion inspiration as well. Her fame has many questioning about her height, weight, and how much she earns. Amanda earns an annual salary of close to $70,000. Her height is also 5 feet and 3 inches while her weight is approximately 56kg.