Amanda Smith

Amanda Smith, WKBN

Amanda is the investigative reporter for WKBN-27 First News.

Amanda was born and raised in Youngstown, graduating from Hubbard H.S. in 1999. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and French from Youngstown State University in 2002.

Before joining the WKBN-27 First News team, Amanda honed her craft as a journalist with the Tribune Chronicle newspaper in Warren, Ohio and then with Crain Communications in Akron, Ohio.

Amanda loves to “stir stuff up”. Being an investigative journalist allows her to dig deeper into stories in order to get all the information and answers that matter to viewers.

In her spare time, she is actively involved with Girl Scouts of America and St. Columba Cathedral. She enjoys playing video games, cooking and exercising.

Amanda currently resides in Youngstown with her three children.

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