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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A manhunt is underway for the person who shot and killed a security guard while he was on the job at a west Baltimore apartment complex.
A 14-year-old is in critical condition after being shot late Saturday night.
A new program at Stevenson University teaches nursing students how to handle tough situations.
The flu season is upon us, and health experts are urging people to get vaccinated before they get sick.
The Maryland Half Marathon and 5K has been at the forefront of raising awareness and funds for cancer research.
Six teenagers between the ages of 13 and 16 have been arrested after a fight on an MTA bus escalated.
The Color Purple is captivating audiences at the Hippodrome Theater in Baltimore.
The final steel beam of the $200 million Live! Hotel, which is attached to the Maryland Live! casino in Hanover, has been laid.
On Monday, Maryland Federal Judge Theodore D. Chuang heard arguments on both sides of the controversial policy.
The family of Christopher Yancey is speaking out, after he was allegedly stabbed to death by his own wife in their son’s hospital room.
The Baltimore Ravens and the Baltimore City Police Department teamed up to reach the City’s youth.
It’s been nearly three weeks since Hurricane Maria battered Puerto Rico, which is still struggling to recover.