Amanda Starrantino is an Evening Anchor at RTV6. She is an Emmy-nominated journalist from Los Angeles, California, where she was born and raised. Since Amanda has been on the RTV6 team, she has been there to wake up our viewers on Good Morning Indiana and has now transitioned into our evening newscasts Monday through Friday. Her career has taken her to South Bend, Indiana as a reporter/multi-media journalist at the ABC affiliate. She also spent time as an anchor, reporter and weather forecaster at the NBC affiliate on California’s Central Coast where she covered local crime, politics, California wildfires, and the historic drought effects on the state.
A downtown Indianapolis homeowner, Amanda enjoys checking in at local yoga studios and participating in 5k and half-marathon races. A proud #DogMom, if you follow Amanda on social media, you will get to know her rescue Chihuahua/Japanese Chin mix, Leo, very well. Amanda is an active member in her local downtown community. She she feels privileged to volunteer at Riley Hospital for Children working with Child Life Services on a weekly basis. She values her time spent with Riley’s children and their families because of the strength they embody and the perspective they give on what is really important in life. Amanda is also a strong advocate of autism awareness and education throughout our country to become a more accepting society towards kids and adults with special needs. As she grew up on race tracks across the country with her brother racing in the Mazda Road to Indy series, Amanda loves working in the racing capitol of the world, especially during the month of May. A professional US Figure Skater and professional instructor, you can catch Amanda taking some time for herself at some of the area ice rinks. She is a graduate of Chapman University in Orange County, California.