JACKSON, Tenn. -- For 15 years, a local probation company has been doing all it can to ensure those arrested for domestic violence do not become repeat offenders. This is the Batterer… continue reading ›
Amber Hughes joined WBBJ in December 2015 as a multimedia journalist. Her infatuation with local television news started at a young age watching the news every morning with her mother growing up in New Orleans. Years later after moving to Houston, Texas, she was immersed in the field while attending the Electronic Media Academy at Hightower High School.
Amber HughesAmber proudly bleeds America’s brightest orange as a graduate of Oklahoma State University, GO POKES! She graduated in May of 2014 with two degrees in sports media broadcast production and multimedia journalism news with a minor in leadership. Amber was featured regularly on the student-run online news magazine the O-State Report which helped her land an internship at KHOU-11 in Houston.
After college, Amber worked on the assignment desk at KRIV Fox 26 Houston before moving to Tennessee to join WBBJ. Although Jackson is just a short 10-hour drive from Houston, she is excited to be a part of the Jackson community.
Amber is also a PROUD member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., National Association of Black Journalists, and Investigative Reporters & Editors.
If you have story ideas and would like to connect with Amber, you can e-mail her at email@example.com or follow her on Twitter @WBBJ7Amber
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