Amy Yensi joined the WJZ news team in March 2015 as a general assignment reporter.
Amy comes to Baltimore from New York City, where she was born, raised and reported for nearly four years. As a “one-man band” reporter for News 12 The Bronx and Brooklyn, she shot, wrote and edited her own stories. During her time in New York, Amy helped cover the assassinations of two NYPD officers, Hurricanes Irene and Sandy, as well as the Bronx River Parkway crash that killed seven family members.
Before working on-camera, Amy spent time as an assignment editor and field producer.
Amy earned her Master’s Degree from the CUNY Graduate school of Journalism and her Bachelor’s Degree in English from Hunter College.
She is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
When she’s not reporting, Amy enjoys the theater, travel and dining out. She’s happy to be in Charm City!
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For fans of the musical “Hamilton,” there is some exciting news to look forward to.
According to Maryland’s Natural Resources Police, every year they have to rescue people who think the ice is safe enough to walk on, skate on or fish and it’s not.
Baltimore turned out Monday to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
A three-alarm fire Sunday morning ripped through three rowhomes in Baltimore County, and now three families have been displaced.
Authorities were able to save an owl that was likely struck by a vehicle in Anne Arundel County Wednesday morning.
Every summer young people in Baltimore get a chance to earn money and valuable job experience as part of the Youth Works program.
A college football player from Maryland was left paralyzed after being shot at a New Year’s Eve party in Anne Arundel County.
Baltimore City schools will reopen Monday following the unprecedented decision to close after classrooms were left with no heat as temperatures plummeted.
Baltimore City has passed the 300-homicide mark for the third year in a row, from 2015-2017, and business owners are taking matters into their own hands.
The deadline to comply with the smoke alarm law that was passed five years ago was Monday. Officials say every minute without making a switch is a risk.
As the world ushered in a new year, two Baltimore families grew larger.
It’s a festive finish to 2017 with droves of partiers packing bars and restaurants across Baltimore. At Bar Vasquez in Harbor East, seating started at 5 p.m. New Year’s Eve.