Amanda Castro Biography
Amanda Castro is an American News Anchor/Reporter working for News 6 WKMG (CBS Affiliate) in Orlando, Florida. She joined the station in November 2015.
Amanda Castro Age
Castro likes to keep her personal life private hence she has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year she was born. However, she might be in her 30s.
Amanda Castro Height
Castro stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m).
Amanda Castro Family
Castro was raised in Lakeland, Florida, United States. She has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Castro has any siblings.
Amanda Castro Husband
Castro is married to her lovely spouse, Michael Castro. There is no information about their wedding and engagement at the moment. The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their one son, Andrew. He is 3 years old as of 2022 having been born on June 26, 2019. Castro likes spending precious time with her son and husband, as well as their rescue cat named Lily when she is not at work.
Amanda Castro Net Worth
Castro has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter.
Amanda Castro Salary
Castro earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Amanda Castro Career
Castro serves at News 6 as a Weekend Morning News Anchor, a position she has held since April 2016. In her 3rd year after graduation from college, she went to the “Song and Soul of the South” to work as a news anchor/reporter for the NBC affiliate WMGT-TV in Macon, Georgia. She spent 3 years there and over the course, she reported on numerous vital and significant stories to the community such as the controversial Macon police officer-involved shooting and the political strife in Gordon.
While at WMGT, the Georgia Association of Broadcasters recognized her with their GABBY Merit Award for “Best On-Air Personality.” Also, she was chosen as to take part in the inaugural “30 Under 30” class for the UCF Alumni Association. Castro interned at WKMG – News 6 in the fall of 2011, and she is thrilled to be back. She has worked for FM 96.5 News/Talk WDBO in Orlando, Florida as a web producer and reporter. It was while there that she reported on the Trayvon Martin shooting death and the murder trial of Casey Anthony.
When it comes to Castro’s education, she is a proud 2012 alumnus of the University of Central Florida. Castro has been passionate about journalism since she was in grade 5. She always aspired to be a news reporter. She won her school district’s “Best Co-Anchor” award, and – as they say…the rest is history. During her leisure, she likes reading (fan of Harry Potter), hanging out with loved ones (family and friends), chilling at the pool, volunteering for charitable causes, and shopping. Also, she likes looking for Cuban food (her favorite), listening to Katy Perry song tracks, and traveling – she is looking forward to visiting England, Spain, Scotland, and Australia.
Amanda Castro News 6 WKMG
Castro is currently working at News 6 WKMG where she works alongside other famous News 6 WKMG meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Matt Austin
- Lisa Bell
- Julie Broughton
- Bridgett Ellison
- Ginger Gadsden
- Crystal Moyer
- Erik von Ancken
- Justin Warmoth
- Steve Montiero
- Tom Sorrells
- Troy Bridges
- Candace Campos
- Samara Cokinos
- Jonathan Kegges
Amanda Castro Social Media Platforms
She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 1.8K followers on Facebook.