Amanda Kitch

Amanda Kitch

WAFB Louisiana Weekend Producer

Baton Rouge, La

Amanda Kitch is a southern Louisiana native. She originally grew up in Lakeview, but she relocated to the Northshore after Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Amanda’s interest in the television industry stemmed from her many years on and behind the theatrical stage. Through theatre, she learned how to tell entertaining stories and to connect with the audience. Now, she uses her writing and technical skills to tell stories through media.

Amanda became a member of the WAFB team shortly before she graduated in May 2019. During her time at school, she traveled around the country to journalism convections and scholarship and award banquets. She also anchored, reported, and produced for her university’s television station, The Southeastern Channel, before interning with WVUE Fox8.

Social media, craft beer, and her fluffy puppy, Indie, are some of her favorite things to enjoy in her time off.

Amanda currently reports and produces for the LouisianaWeekend.com. She thinks eating food, sipping cocktails, and checking out local events on camera is not a bad gig!

She loves meeting new people and sharing conversation, so don’t be afraid to say “hello” and let her know where to find the best restaurants in town.

Contact Amanda via email at akitch@wafb.com.

Education:

  • Southeastern Louisiana University: Communication in Electronic Media and a minor in French.

Recent Articles by Amanda

Start-up company called Studyville provides option for busy parents during distance learning

Ochsner’s COVID-19 study shows which types of workplaces may be at higher risk for coronavirus cases

Louisiana Workforce Commission breaks down some confusion about Lost Wages Assistance benefits

YOUR MONEY: The dos and don’ts of building up a good credit score

National laptop shortage makes it harder to find affordable devices for remote work spaces, distance learning

How to financially prepare for a storm, even if your emergency fund is low

Louisiana Department of Education releases virtual learning guides for families and educators

Are your kids addicted to smart devices? Try a digital detox before the distance learning school year

The Saharan Dust is here, but what does that mean for your health?

Tips to save money, recession-proof your finances

Planning points to consider before preparing for a summer getaway during a pandemic

How exposed to COVID-19 are you at your job?

Distance learning may take a toll on your child’s mental health, here’s how to help

How to navigate medical expenses during the COVID-19 pandemic

Telemedicine options become increasingly more affordable, popular