Amanda Mason

Anchor

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Amanda Mason is the morning anchor for ‘Good Morning Northwest’ and joined KAPP/KVEW in May of 2021. She is an award-winning journalist and a former morning anchor and producer at ABC Big 2 News/Fox 24 (KMID/KPEJ) in Midland/Odessa, Texas. Prior to moving to Texas, Amanda was an MMJ and weekend weather anchor at KERO in Bakersfield, CA a role she took after graduating magna cum laude with a Master’s in Mass Communication from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

During her time at ASU, she was an anchor, weather anchor and MMJ for Cronkite News on Arizona PBS; interned at Arizona’s Family (KTVK/KPHO) in Phoenix; and traveled to Puerto Rico reporting on their recovery six months after Hurricane Maria. In September 2018, Amanda won a Student Production Award (Short Form Non-Fiction) from the Rocky Mountain Emmys for her work in Puerto Rico.

Amanda is well-rounded with an extensive background in musical theater and opera and has more than 16 years of experience as a performer. Her previous career included performances at Carnegie Hall, NYC Marathon, United Nations Headquarters, Off-Broadway shows around NYC, and in Las Vegas. In addition, she holds a Master’s in Music for classical vocal performance from Manhattan School of Music.

Amanda is deeply involved in the community. She enjoys raising awareness for organizations benefiting children, veterans and seniors. In Texas, she was awarded the United Way of Midland’s 2020 Community Advocate Award. She is an active member of the Junior League and has emceed events for the March of Dimes, Walk to End Alzheimer’s, and American Heart Association. Amanda has also performed the National Anthem for the Yankees, Tampa Bay Rays, Tampa Bay Lightning, Brooklyn Nets and numerous veteran events, celebrations and memorials.

Fun Facts: Her family lives in Moses Lake, she was a TV Host for Monster Jam, served at Miss New York 2013 and she holds the Key to Kenner, Louisiana, for her efforts aiding children and families after Hurricane Katrina.

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