Chernéy Amhara Biography, Age, Parents, Husband, Net Worth, WISN 12 News

Chernéy Amhara Biography

Chernéy Amhara is a journalist from the United States working as the Weekend Morning Anchor at Hearst. She joined the Station in January 2019.


How old is Chernéy Amhara? – Age

She was born in California and raised in Sacramento. Her date of birth is not revealed.

Chernéy Amhara Education

She graduated from California State University, Northridge with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Chernéy Amhara Career

Chernéy worked as a multi-media journalist and fill-in anchor for FOX5 News in Las Vegas before joining WISN 12 News. As a one-woman band in the bustling city, she wrote, shot, and edited her stories.

Chernéy considers her time in Nevada to be a watershed moment in her career, as she found herself covering the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history as it unfolded. She was also nominated for an Emmy for her special report on gangs in Las Vegas. Chernéy began her journalism career as an intern at KTLA before landing her first job as a reporter at CBS19 in Charlottesville, Virginia.

She covered numerous stories in Charlottesville, including protests against the removal of Confederate monuments, the arrest of Bryan Silva, and an interview with Khizr Khan, the father of a fallen US soldier who spoke out against President Donald Trump at the Democratic National Convention. The Associated Press named her the best reporter in Virginia while she was in Charlottesville.

Chernéy was named a 2016 Michelle Clark Fellow by the Radio Television Digital News Association and named the Associated Press’s Best Reporter in Virginia. She also belongs to the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the National Association of Black Journalists, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Chernéy Amhara Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $2 million.