Amanda Salinas

Amanda Salinas

Anchor/Reporter

Amanda Salinas co-anchors Good Day Austin and is thrilled to be a part of the show.

The multiple Emmy Award winning journalist grew up on the Texas border in Laredo. She graduated from the University of Texas with a bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism.

Amanda is fluent in Spanish and an active member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

When she's not working, you'll find her in the gym burning off the calories from the day before or reading a good book. Amanda and her husband are the proud parents of two very active children Coco and Michael.

The latest from Amanda Salinas

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Talking addiction and recovery

A new report finds that first time in history Americans are more likely to die from an opioid overdoes than from a car accident. Recovery Unplugged's Director of Outreach Joseph Gorordo talks about the findings and the recovery process.