Amy Yensi

Yensi Amy 175x131Amy 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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Slain Baltimore Apartment Security Guard Had Just Proposed To Longtime Girlfriend

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.


14-Year-Old Critically Injured In Overnight Shooting

A 14-year-old is in critical condition after being shot late Saturday night.


Students From 2 Unlikely Majors Teaming Up For Life-Changing Project

A new program at Stevenson University teaches nursing students how to handle tough situations.


With Several Cases Already Confirmed, Health Officials Remind Everyone To Get Flu Shot

The flu season is upon us, and health experts are urging people to get vaccinated before they get sick.


Registration For Maryland Half Marathon Is Up And Running For Cancer Research

The Maryland Half Marathon and 5K has been at the forefront of raising awareness and funds for cancer research.


Police: Fight On Bus Turns Into Assault On Officer, 6 Teens Arrested

Six teenagers between the ages of 13 and 16 have been arrested after a fight on an MTA bus escalated.


The Color Purple Is Revived At Baltimore’s Hippodrome

The Color Purple is captivating audiences at the Hippodrome Theater in Baltimore. 


As State’s Casinos Compete, Maryland Live! Places Final Beam Of Attached Hotel

The final steel beam of the $200 million Live! Hotel, which is attached to the Maryland Live! casino in Hanover, has been laid.


Md. Federal Judge Hearing Lawsuits Against Trump Travel Ban

On Monday, Maryland Federal Judge Theodore D. Chuang heard arguments on both sides of the controversial policy.


Family Of Man Allegedly Stabbed To Death In Hopkins Hospital By Wife Speaks

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.


Baltimore Ravens, Police Ride Along To Reach Youth In City Schools

The Baltimore Ravens and the Baltimore City Police Department teamed up to reach the City’s youth.


Puerto Rico Advocates Rally For Federal Funding In Wake Of Hurricane Maria

It’s been nearly three weeks since Hurricane Maria battered Puerto Rico, which is still struggling to recover.




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