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!
College championships, two Olympic medals, the WNBA and now the NBA — basketball star Swin Cash has done it all. Still, she said so many of her milestones tie back to her family, and her Pittsburgh and McKeesport roots.
It has been a year full of emotions for Fox Chapel’s Zoe Skirboll. The 16-year-old is a swimming star who recently competed at the U.S. Olympic Trials and was selected to be on Team USA’s junior world team.
Wedding bells in the United States are growing faint. In 2019 there were less marriages in a higher population than in the year 2000, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So anniversaries of 50, 60 or 70 years are become rare milestones.
By Katherine Amenta, WPXI-TV and Ashley Bishop, WPXI.com●