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

  King Cakes and French Quarter beers: Saints fans prepare for playoff game

Otra ronda de préstamos de PPP se enfoca en ayudar a negocios con dificultades

  Another round of payroll loans targeted to help struggling businesses

  LSP, FBI and other law enforcement agencies preparing for capitol protests

  Family and friends help pick up the pieces after overnight New Orleans fire

  Businesses adapt to city’s modified Phase One ahead of Saints playoff game

  TODAY: Pharmacies to administer COVID-19 vaccine for people 70 and older

Krewe of Red Beans works to put Mardi Gras artists back to work and spread Carnival spirit

  Ohio, Clemson fans cheer on teams during limited-capacity Sugar Bowl

  Business owners, visitors wary of possible Covid closures ahead of NYE

  Family swims crossing ‘Mexican-English Channel’ together

  Travelers prioritized family despite CDC warnings against holiday travel

  Push to re-initiate homeless housing program amid surging Covid cases and “street sweeps”

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

  Last minute push for Christmas gifts has shoppers supporting local

  City reviewing porch concert permitting process after cultural community concern

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

  Safe live music performances possible during COVID-19

  Security camera capture adults, young people stealing decorations, packages

  Jefferson Parish School System refuses to expunge BB gun weapons charge; family sues

  Saints fans concerned for more restrictions as Covid cases rise

  Jefferson Parish business leaders push local shopping, fearful of more COVID-19 restrictions

  Local businesses encourage shopping local Cyber Monday deals

  Air of Uncertainty: Judge’s ruling reinvigorates St. John citizens’ lawsuit against Denka-Dupont

  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

  Carnival businesses predict grim outlook following parade cancellations

  ‘It was intense,’: Former contact tracer and ice sculptor recounts experience responding to COVID-19 pandemic

  Float builders Kern Studios advocate for safe Mardi Gras parades after city announces cancellation

  VIDEO: Rep. Cedric Richmond announces he is leaving Congress for role at White House