Amanda Roberts

Amanda Roberts

Amanda is incredibly excited be a part of the Fox 8 News team. She is a Nashville, Tennessee native with strong ties to the New England North; she’s now happy to have made it to what her family and friends refer to as the “Deep South."


Recent Articles by Amanda

  VIDEO: Coast Guard to suspend search and rescue operations at sunset; NTSB investigating

Community pitches in to help support families of missing mariners

New Orleans restaurants prepare to apply for Restaurant Revitalization Fund

  Cantrell ‘hopeful’ for large-scale Saints games in Superdome

Louisiana 16-year-old encourages other teens to get vaccinated after receiving first Pfizer shot

NOPD search for suspects in Bourbon Street shooting that injured 2 bystanders

  Vaccine-seekers will need to ‘attest’ to pre-existing conditions

French Quarter visitors, businesses alarmed after separate shootings injure four teens

  ‘He should leave medicine to the physicians,’ Medical experts fear fall-out from Archbishop vaccine statement

  “It felt like we were in a war,” Eyewitnesses thankful to walk away from Metairie gun store shootout

Bar owners feeling the squeeze ahead of Mardi Gras weekend through COVID compliance checks

New Orleans bar owners respond after city shuts them down citing COVID violations

Supply issues again force delays of Ochsner first dose vaccine appointments

Another round of payroll loans targeted to help struggling businesses

Travelers prioritized family despite CDC warnings against holiday travel

Scientists applaud Vatican deeming COVID-19 vaccines “morally acceptable”

Louisiana fantasy sports betting targeted to open in time for fall football season

Saints fans worry for future of fans in Dome given rising COVID cases

Jefferson Parish prepares to amend, move forward with Mardi Gras parades for 2021

Saints fans celebrate a win after fans allowed inside dome for the first time this season

Mixed reaction after new altar consecrated following pastor’s obscenity charges with dominatrices

SNAP calls for Vatican investigation after alleged orgy on church altar

“I love it”: Bars reopen under city’s phase 3.1

‘A source of pride,’ Metairie native nominated for empty SCOTUS seat

Families wish leaders would have lifted nursing home visitation ban sooner

Saints fans, businesses prepare for unconventional season opener

Cajun Navy responds to Lake Charles to help with hurricane relief

‘It is a horrible feeling,’ Lake Charles evacuees describe anxiety returning to devastation

VIDEO: Remains of Quinnyon Wimberly removed from Hard Rock collapse site nearly 10 months later; family speaks

“I was just in Lake Pontchartrain”: Two boaters rescued after clinging to a life vest in a tropical storm