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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Detectives and prosecutors are trying to determine if a homeowner in Prince George’s County who shot and killed a suspect just outside his house was justified.
An Annapolis bomb-sniffing dog puts his life on the line working for the fire department, but this time around, the K-9 will get the help he needs.
Cold and flu season is in full effect, and MedStar health doctors say they’re seeing a spike in patients.
A Baltimore Tattoo Museum employee was shot and killed right outside of the shop Monday night.
A shocking animal cruelty case in Baltimore, where a veterinarian is charged with abusing animals.
A power outage at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport has halted incoming and outgoing flights at the world’s busiest airport.
A mother and her 5-year-old daughter are dead after a fire spread through their northeast Baltimore early this morning.
Dozens of pint-sized performers are vying for their chance to land a role on “Waitress: A New Musical” during its stop in Baltimore.
A major project to revamp part of Baltimore’s North Avenue corridor is finally complete.
There are many heavy hearts throughout Maryland, after one off-duty law enforcement officer was trying to help another, who was stranded on interstate 270.
Mass shootings are becoming more common and deadlier than ever, which is why Johns Hopkins Hospital is making sure its staff is ready.
A charity event is raising emergency funds for the victims and witnesses of crime in Baltimore City.