Amy was raised in Ventura, CA, and she’s happy to be working in California.
Before joining the Action News Now team, Amy worked as an anchor and reporter at KCWY News 13 in Casper, Wyoming.
While in Central Wyoming, she had various experiences including covering the primaries. She worked with State Senator John Barrasso and other politicians.
She then went to San Jose State to get her masters in mass communication and journalism. While living in San Jose, Amy worked at NBC Bay Area. While she was there she helped with the wildfire coverage of her hometown with the Thomas Fire. She also helped produce the Winter Olympics for NBC Bay Area.
She attended Tulane University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. She was also part of the volleyball team. Amy also worked at WDSU in the sports department for a year.
While at Tulane University, she covered various sporting events including Saints games, the LSU regional baseball tournament, the USA women’s soccer tour, Tulane athletics, and the Pelicans.
When she’s not reporting, Amy loves going home to Ventura to spend time with her brothers and parents and going to the beach. She also loves playing beach volleyball, being outdoors and reading.
You can watch Amy’s stories on Action News Now during the weekdays.
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As Butte County remains in the Purple Tier, COVID-19 cases are impacting families, Action News Now spoke to one Paradise woman about her complications.
November 28th was Small Business Saturday, and Downtown Chico Business Association members went out of their way to encourage people to keep it local for the holidays, explaining it's more important than ever because of COVID-19.
Cal Fire's Butte Unit is still investigating Friday night's fatal mobile home fire in Magalia.
Typically firefighter families are allowed to join loved ones at the station for the holidays. However, this year because of COVID-19 departments across the state have changed their rules. Action News Now spoke to some local departments about what is different for them.
As cases climb, some school districts are switching gears with plans for the rest of the semester. Action News Now reporter Amy Lanski shares what changes student athletes can expect.
The Gridley Police Department has identified the man killed in a shooting Sunday evening.
A wildlife sanctuary in Butte County is feeling the financial hit of COVID-19. Action News Now spoke to a volunteer from Barry R. Kirshner Wildlife Foundation about how it is hurting them.
One author from Oroville just published a book, Polly Pine Cone, aimed at helping kids cope with Camp Fire trauma.
Action News Now has spoken with the Chico Fire Department Chief and a spokesperson for CAL FIRE's Butte Unit about operations during the pandemic.
A fundraiser was put on by four women in Oroville to help Bear Fire victims.
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