Katherine Amenta is a co-anchor of Channel 11 Morning News.
In 2015, she won a Mid-Atlantic Emmy for coverage of the Franklin Regional High School stabbings. Her investigative and enterprise reporting has received several Emmy nominations since 2006 and she was a frequent winner of Maryland Associated Press awards.
She is a Philadelphia native and a graduate of the (National Champion!) Villanova University.
Katherine got her start in television as an associate producer at Comcast SportsNet in Philadelphia and as an anchor/reporter at WMDT in Salisbury, Maryland. Before joining WPXI, Katherine was a morning news anchor at NewsChannel 8 in Washington, D.C.
In her free time she enjoys going to Pirates games and spending time with her big Italian family!
The couple sits at a table with their laptop chatting on Zoom with Grace Paz, located 3,000 miles away from Pittsburgh in Pinalejo, Honduras. Pinalejo is a small village which the Wentz say is forgotten about by the government.
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing historic challenges in healthcare, with the crisis started during an already critical time for maternal health. In 2019, top doctors at UPMC told us the country was seeing an “unacceptable” rise in pregnancy complications, especially in minority communities. Only Channel 11 Morning News Anchor Katherine Amenta stayed on the story and followed the trends, which doctors say we now have a unique opportunity to change.
During the holidays, you’re likely singing along with your favorite Christmas songs. For one Baldwin Whitehall special needs student, her special gift puts her in tune with singers like Bing Crosby and Mariah Carey.
With all of the stress and disruption to our daily routines lately, you may be looking for new ways to stay healthy and eat better. Consequently, there is a growing trend in personalized diet apps. One woman said her weight loss journey is different with a new app.