Amy Yensi joined WJZ Eyewitness News 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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People from all over the world are reacting to the sad news from the Maryland Zoo that newborn giraffe, Julius, has died after weeks of poor health.
After “a sudden and major change in [his] blood work,” over the weekend, the baby giraffe at the Maryland Zoo is receiving round-the-clock care.
An off-duty Maryland State Police trooper who was working security reportedly interrupted a fatal shooting between two men.
Some high school students in Baltimore County will have a unique advantage in their higher learning.
The streets of Towson were painted red, white, and blue Tuesday afternoon, with hundreds turning out for the annual Fourth of July parade.
It’s been more than a year since Harford County lost two of its sheriff’s deputies in a deadly shooting. Now, the fallen heroes are being honored in a unique way.
Families across Maryland are enjoying the 4th of July weekend. For some, that includes hitting the roads. That’s why state police agencies are out in full force making sure motorists are sober and safe.
Families across Maryland and the U.S., will be packing up and hitting the road for the July 4 weekend.
New video shows the dangerous stunts of illegal dirt bike and ATV riders storming down sidewalks in the nation’s Capital.
After months of warning, speed cameras are back in Baltimore City.
Starting Monday, if you drive above the speed limit near a Baltimore City School, you may get a traffic violation in the mail. The new speed cameras will be active in less than 24 hours.
Many Maryland workers could probably use a vacation, according to a new study by Project Time Off.