Amy Pflugshaupt

Journalist
Tue Mar 09 2021
By   Manish

American journalist, Amy Pflugshaupt is well known for her highly motivated and influential reporting at the television news station, WMTV NBC 15. She is also best known as the former news anchor at the WSAW-TV channel. She also received the Best Live On-Scene Reporting Award from the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association and two Emmy Award nominations.

Pflugshaupt was born in the United States of America and holds an American nationality. Born into an American family, she hails from white ethnicity. Besides, she is a married woman. Let's take a glimpse of Pflugshaupt's personal life.

Blissful Married Life with Mitch Hanson

NBC News reporter, Amy is already committed to her sweetheart, Mitch Hanson. The couple walked down the aisle on 1st September 2018, which was held in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin.

Amy Pflugshaupt and her husband, Mitch Hanson
Photo: Amy Pflugshaupt with his wife, Mitch Hanson. 
Source: Twitter @Amy_NBC15

Before their marriage, the love birds were best friends but later turned into bridegroom. On 20th February 2017, Mitch proposed Amy for marriage, and Amy further happily accepted the proposal and got united as husband and wife.

Welcomes an Adorable Baby

Amy and Mitch are blessed with a baby boy. A year after their nuptial, the duo welcomed a lovely daughter on 29th February 2019, but yet to reveal the name of their newly born child.

The pair are also fond of sharing their child's photos on their social accounts. On 12th September 2019, Amy posted a picture along with her spouse celebrating their son's 1st birthday and promoted several dresses for boys and girls with the brand name, Baby Hanson.

Amy Pflugshaupt's mother carrying her grand child
Picture: Amy Pflugshaupt's beloved mother carrying her newly born baby. 
Source: Facebook @AmyPflugshauptReporter

Pflugshaupt also posted a picture on Facebook, wishing her mother a happy birthday. Her child was also there with his lovely grandmother at home on 23rd November 2019.

How much is Amy Pflugshaupt's net worth?

American news anchor, Amy's net worth is $150 Thousand as of 2019. She makes a decent income from her profession. In the United States, the average salary of a newscaster at WMTV NBC 15 is $46,100, reported by LinkedIn. So, Pflugshaupt's earnings might be the average of a news reporter at NBC 15

Amy Pflugshaupt is showing ICYMI trophy
Image: News anchor, Amy Pflugshaupt is promoting the College Football National Championship Trophy. 
Source: Facebook @AmyPflugshauptReporter

Pflugshaupt previously served as a news anchor in a CBS-owned news station, WSAW-TV, where the channel garnered some excellent ratings from Amy's reporting work. Likewise, Sara Donchey and Leigh Mills are also the leading reporters in the field of news.

Profoundly Working as a News Reporter

Amy pursued her passion for reporting upon graduating from Purdue University, where she first joined the WKVI news network as an intern reporter in May 2005. While there, she updated the website daily, developed three to four stories every day, recorded and edited the highlighted stories as well.

Pflugshaupt later worked as an intern at the NBC affiliated news channel, WNDU-TV, from May to August 2006. During her time at WNDU-TV, she created news stories for the evening news and served independently with videographers.

Check out the clip of Amy Pflugshaupt interviewing The Anytime Fitness Trainers

Amy then enrolled in the virtual and VHF digital channel, WSAW-TV, as a weekend reporter in September 2007. She further became the late-night reporter of News Channel 7 at WSAW-TV in June 2008. She also served as a anchor of a news program, Sunrise 7

After working for more than seven years, she left the news network in January 2015. Since then, she is anchoring at the NBC 15 from to 10 since June 2017.

Amy & Hannah Anderson's Friendship

The news personalities, Pflugshaupt and Hannah Anderson are BFFs who also spend their childhood in Wausau and frequently visits because their family resides there. During their schooling time, their friendship was started to fill with a strong bond.

Amy still remembers the day when Hannah hugged her and started crying after she spent a terrific long day without her. During the time of the winter, she was so desperate for a shoulder to lean on after driving a car that had no heater. Fortunately, Anderson was the one who helped her in that situation.

Amy Pflugshaupt and Hannah Anderson taking a selfie
Picture: News anchors, Amy Pflugshaupt and Hannah Anderson taking selfie. 
Source: Facebook @AmyPflugshauptReporter

On the other hand, Hannah also faced a problem after Amy left News Channel 7 to joint the WMTV network in 2015. But, Henderson also moved to the same station after a morning anchor position was opened up in 2017. Currently, Amy serves at nights, and Anderson reports in the mornings in the same channel situated in Madison, Wisconsin.

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