Amanda Ketchledge

Amanda Ketchledge

Date of Joining WATE: March 2017

Birthplace/Hometown: Born in Chicago, Raised in Las Vegas


University of Nevada, Reno

Previous Media Experience:

KTVN-TV, Reno, NV 2014-2017

WATE-TV – 2017-Present

Outside Interests/Hobbies:

In my free time you will find me spending time with my family and two rescue dogs, Hercules and Koda. I like to travel and see new places in Tennessee, so please recommend some good spots to check out! I also like to paint, hike and eat sushi.

What You Enjoy About Local News:

I love meeting new people and telling their stories. As journalists, we have the opportunity to give people a voice about the issues that matter to them. It’s a rewarding experience to be able to share someone’s story and make a difference in the community.

Media Awards and Honors:

2015 Emmy Award — lead story in Smaller Market Newscast Achievement