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

  New Orleans bar owners respond after city shuts them down citing COVID violations

Healthcare providers react to mostly mild Covid-19 vaccine side effects

Supply issues again force delays of Ochsner first dose vaccine appointments

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

Another round of payroll loans targeted to help struggling businesses

Family swims crossing ‘Mexican-English Channel’ together

Security camera capture adults, young people stealing decorations, packages

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

  Repairing stressed, strained relationships following the election

Saints-Panthers game in jeopardy, while health leaders warn of third wave

  Hard Rock developers sue dozens as victim’s families still mourn a year later

Mixed reaction after new altar consecrated following pastor’s obscenity charges with dominatrices

  Virtual learning protections bill expected to be filed after BB gun suspension case

“I love it”: Bars reopen under city’s phase 3.1

Mixed reactions along Gulf Coast as Miss. governor lifts mask mandate

  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

  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