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

  NOLA city, tourism leaders hopeful for positive trending COVID numbers

  Continued disappointment for fans, businesses after another no-fans Saints home game

  ‘A source of pride,’ Metairie native nominated for empty SCOTUS seat

  Northshore residents frustrated with prolonged coastal flooding, asking for help clearing ditches

  Bar owners encouraged by JP resolution to reopen bars

  Flooding concerns from storm Beta have parishes, rescue groups pivoting again

  Families wish leaders would have lifted nursing home visitation ban sooner

  Nursing home residents, directors excited to allow family visitors again

  Businesses, neighbors thankful spared from major Sally impacts

  “We’re shocked and horrified,” Northshore child therapist faces 100 child pornography charges

Business owner supports parish COVID-19 recovery phase decisions

  Saints fans, businesses prepare for unconventional season opener

  Evacuees grow more concerned as thousands stay through holiday weekend

  Re-opening French Quarter business encourages relaxing New Orleans restrictions

  Grieving mothers push for opioid awareness amid pandemic

  Cajun Navy responds to Lake Charles to help with hurricane relief

‘It is a horrible feeling,’ Lake Charles evacuees describe anxiety returning to devastation

  Hundreds of bars apply to reopen as restaurants under special licenses

  Fewer families to receive food bank help as federal funds near depletion

  Hundreds voice concern at city’s pedestrianization proposal

  French Quarter residents concerned for city’s pedestrianization plan

  Mardi Gras 2021 still uncertain

  No fans for Saints home game opener disappoints fans, businesses

  Fox 8 Defenders: New Orleans bars fear permanent closures under Covid-19 restrictions

  JP Schools pushes back start date, teachers & advocates credit persistent protesting

  Lakeview residents frustrated with repeated car break-ins

  VIDEO: Remains of Quinnyon Wimberly removed from Hard Rock collapse site nearly 10 months later; family speaks

  State, local leaders say they’re planning for 2021 Mardi Gras

  Hundreds of protesters gather before Jefferson Parish School Board meeting

  Changes in Jefferson Parish polling locations prompt concern for voter turnout