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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The Tuesday night attempted armed carjacking and robbery in the Towson Town Center parking garage was a fabricated story, police now say.
After a gunman opened fire in a Texas church, killing 26 people, religious leaders in Maryland are learning what to do in an active shooter situation.
Finding parking is one of the most common complaints for shoppers at Towson Town Center. Now the mall is addressing the problem.
WJZ has obtained never before seen video of a fatal crash, in which the driver fled and left a passenger to die.
Police say a Baltimore woman was left to die on the side of a road early Saturday morning, after the car she was in got into a crash and the driver she was with abandoned the scene.
Hundreds of Baltimore County high school seniors will be heading to Milford Mill Academy’s gymnasium to meet with representatives from more than a dozen historically black colleges and universities.
After a long fought battle, a mother has given her veteran son the final resting place he deserves.
Teens at a local Boys & Girls Club are in for a special surprise, as their lounge is getting a slew of modern upgrades.
The Baltimore ceasefire came to a close without reaching it’s peaceful goal.
A Baltimore County community is on edge after a large group of teenagers vandalized several cars on Halloween night.
A program designed to take at-risk Baltimore teens and teach them academic skills to obtain a GED is yielding positive results.
Halloween is the one day of the year when ghouls and ghosts roam the streets of Baltimore, but what if they’ve been here all along?