It has always been an arduous task to accomplish a thriving and long-spanning career in a tough and competitive field like journalism, but Emmy nominated TV newscaster Amy Kaufeldt has managed to hold her own in the world of news reporting for a long time and has painstakingly trudged her way to the peak of her career. Detailed below is a better understanding of the life, career and family relationship of the famed journalist.
Amy Kaufeldt – Biography
Amy Kaufeldt’s exact year of birth continues to be elusive but she celebrates her birthday every 6th of April. Her place of birth is the town of Delaware, Ohio in the United States, which indicates her American nationality. She grew up in a middle class family with one sister. Although the identity of her parents and sibling are not known, she uploaded family pictures of them on Instagram on the 9th of July 2018 which was her dad’s birthday. Amy appears to be very close to her parents as she usually takes out time from her busy schedule to have lunch with them.
There is no record of her early education but after graduating from high school, she proceeded to Miami University where she bagged a Bachelor of Science degree, and also majored in Mass Communication.
Family: Husband & Kids
Although it has not been easy for working mothers to uphold a successful career and still excel at the home front as a loving wife and a caring mother, Amy Kaufeldt seems to have it all. She is living the happily ever after fairytale with her soul mate Brian Brown. The two got married on the 30th of June 2003 and their union has endured for over a decade.
The couple has three kids together, a boy and two girls. Their first child is Kate Brown who was born on the 26th of May 2006, her twin brother and sister – Colton and Caroline Brown were born on the 31st of October 2010. The Brown family are currently residents of Orlando, Florida. Amy Kaufeldt is always active on social media platforms uploading beautiful photos of her family. No news of separation or divorce has ever come from the couple and their relationship seems to only grow stronger with the passage of time.
The veteran journalist is an animal lover and has a pet dog named Bogey Brown whom she has shared several Instagram pictures with.
Facts about the Journalist
Her journalistic career took off in Dayton, Ohio in 1995 as an anchor at KFBB-Television in Great Falls, Montana. She put in three years at WJHL in Johnson City Tennessee and later became a news anchor with KJRH in Tusla, Oklahoma for another three years. She then relocated to Central Florida in 2003 and became part of WOFL-TV Fox35 network as a news anchor.
Amy Kaufeldt is a big believer in the organization known as ‘Big Brothers Big Sisters Of America’ in which she functions as one of the board members in Central Florida since 2004. It is important to note that Amy mentored a couple of “little sisters” in the school-based program throughout the years.
She has accumulated a few accolades for her efforts in news reporting; Orlando Magazine voted her the best local anchor team of 2017 along with her co-anchor Bob Frier. Amy is an Emmy-Award nominee for a demonstrated history of working in broadcast media.
Amy Kaufeldt is of a slim body build with a pear-shaped figure. She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.7 m but her body weight has never been listed by any source. She sports a beautiful smile with blonde hair and brown eyes. However, she changes the color of her hair from time to time.
Her salary as a news anchor is an attractive one and her journey through many media outlets has ensured a healthy increase in her annual income. Presently, what she earns yearly ranges from $81 to $88 thousand and her estimated net worth has been pegged at half a million dollars with the potential to increase in the nearest future.
Social Media Profile
Amy Kaufeldt has a lot of presence on social media platforms. She can be found on Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram. Her official Twitter handle has amassed over 24.5 thousand in following.