Amanda Mason

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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.

Articles

Two Tri-Cities high schools receive Mariners grant for baseball and softball programs

Walla Walla man identified as victim in fatal collision 2 miles west of town

Oregon Zoo and scientists unveil a new plan to save the polar bears

WDFW seeks public feedback on new 2022-2023 hunting season proposals

Kennewick Police investigating road rage shooting, suspect still at large

Tri-City Family Expo offers interactive fun for the whole family in Pasco this weekend

The Hapo Center will host the Tri-City Family Expo on January 28-29, 2022

Traffic Alert: 395 Northbound lane now open after a semi-truck crash

Pasco Police arrest a man who admitted to stealing a car while high on meth

The benefits of reading to your baby starting in the womb

'Books for Babies' supports new moms in Benton and Franklin Counties by offering free literacy resources.

Grant County woman standing in a lane on I-90 was killed by a car

Wednesday Forecast: Freezing Fog Advisory for Kittitas Valley with Calm Conditions in the Mid-Columbia

The West Richland Police Department unveils new state-of-the-art facility

A father and his two children survive a home fire in Kennewick

RECALL: FRIGG Silicone Pacifier posing a choking hazard

“Washington School Choice Week” offers new resources for parents

WA Governor Proclaims “Washington School Choice Week” January 23-29, 2022

Meet Sable, the K9 who protects the Tri-Cities and needs community support

Push to protect Tri-Cities K9 Officer after the deadly incident in Seattle

Kennewick Police: How to protect yourself from gift card scams

A golden opportunity helping local animals through the #BettyWhiteChallenge

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Free Online Events

Safe and fun ways to celebrate Dr. MLK Day from Washington State organizations

Walla Walla Restaurant Month returns February 2022

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through celebrating service, diversity and inclusion

MLK Day: Building a Dream Project drive-up event offering free resources to those in need on January 17, 2022. 

African American Community, Cultural, and Educational Society Art Show

Pasco Police honor the memory of a beloved local volunteer, Norma Nunamaker

“Ever & After” Bridal Show is back at Hapo Center on Sunday

The Bridal Expo is held in Pasco on Sunday, January 9th, 2022 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Ben Franklin Transit outlines snow detours following northwest snowstorm

West Richland Police investigating collision at Bombing Range

School Closures and Delays: Thursday, January 6th

Yakima college student is nominated for Transforming Lives Award

Michael Schantz, a Yakima Valley College nursing student is one of six students in WA State who have been selected for special award.

Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions in 2022

Seattle, WA is the second best city to keep 2022 New Year's Resolutions, according to WalletHub.

Franklin County deputies identify stolen vehicles

The driver involved in a hit-and-run is still on the loose

Reading for the Future: Resolution Read Campaign

The Children's Reading Foundation of the Mid-Columbia distributes 6,000 books to the community.

Christmas Eve and Holiday Weekend Forecast

Thursday Forecast: Breezy conditions, light snow and rain showers by the afternoon

Reading for the Future: Winter Break Reading

STCU Volunteers Count: Therapeutic Riding of Tri-Cities (TROT)

Help TROT with their holiday wish list, including snow shovels, pellets and storage bins.

Wednesday Forecast: Patchy fog, icy roads, and evening showers

Fentanyl deaths on the rise as drug traffickers target kids on social media

DEA shares the Emoji codes drug dealers use with children

Monday school closures and delays

Snow Day for Kingspoint Christian School in Pasco

“Home for the Holidays” shopping local at HAPO Center in Pasco

December 17th through December 19th - Featuring 50 local & regional vendors

Friday Forecast: Calm conditions for the Columbia basin with an overnight storm