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

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

  Saints fans, businesses prepare for unconventional season opener

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

  Hundreds of bars apply to reopen as restaurants under special licenses

Mardi Gras 2021 still uncertain

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

Jeff. Parish teachers considering strike after continued concerns for safety

Louisiana tops per capita COVID-19 cases nationwide, hospitalizations plateaued

  Neurologist warns of consequences of virtual learning as parents prepare for school year

  Hospital, state leaders concerned for rising number of hospitalizations

Teacher invests more than $500 in cleaning, supplies anticipating return to classroom

Jefferson Parish School Board unanimously votes to push back the start of school amid coronavirus concerns

Teachers concerned for reopening as BESE passes Covid-19 guidelines

  Event venues fear future after New Orleans gatherings capped at 25

  Testing facilities seeing increases, capacity limits

  Tulane students hosting large parties face expulsion, suspension

Coronavirus clusters reported at daycares, summer camps

Video poker, casino, malls prepare for phase two reopening

Health workers monitor COVID-19 as cases increase for third day straight

Events uncertain at Superdome, Smoothie King Center given calendar and hotel-motel tax hit

Music industry hopeful for 2021 Jazz Fest return after 2020 cancellation

COVID-19 patients donate blood, plasma to help patient research and recovery

Fishermen fear impacts from Bonnet Carre Spillway opening third year in a row

Frontline ER nurse dies of coronavirus, remembered as smiling, caring nurse

‘Don’t take it lightly,’: Unlikely coronavirus survivor’s story and message for others

Krewe, city, safety leaders hold closed-door meeting on Carnival 2021 safety

Report shows Hard Rock collapse has cost the city over $11 million

Husband: Drive-by shooting injures wife while babysitting 5-month-old inside home

ATF investigating former deputy for trafficking weapons to Mexico

Louisiana monitoring Chinese Coronavirus after confirmed US case