Amber Lake

MMJ/Nightside Reporter

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amber.lake@witn.com

Amber joined the WITN News team in November 2019.

NAME: Amber Lake
TITLE: MMJ/Reporter
E-MAIL: amber.lake@witn.com
ALMA MATER: University of North Carolina at Greensboro
PREVIOUS STATIONS: Sports Intern at Fox8 WGHP, Editor at WXII 12 News, Reporter at 41NBC WMGT
MARRIED: No
CHILDREN: No
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Grey’s Anatomy
FAVORITE BAND: Hootie and the Blowfish and I also love Puddle of Mudd (You can thank my dad for that one)
FAVORITE BOOK: The Shack
FAVORITE FOOD: Anything sweet, probably cake or any type of cookie… brownies… ice cream… honestly everything sweet
FAVORITE BEVERAGE: Pink Lemonade
FAVORITE THING TO DO ON YOUR DAY OFF: Getting things done that I can’t do during the work week and playing with all three of our dogs (Jackson, Willa and Bailey)
FAVORITE SEASON: Fall
FUN FACT: You will never see me use ketchup on anything, I think it’s gross!
IF YOU WERE STRANDED ON A DESERTED ISLAND AND COULD ONLY TAKE ONE ITEM WITH YOU, WHAT WOULD IT BE?: A boat :)


BIOGRAPHY:

Amber joined the WITN News team in November 2019. She started as a Producer/MMJ and then moved to a full-time, nightside Reporter position.

Amber was born and raised in High Point, NC. She graduated from UNCG with a degree in Media Studies. She was a sports intern at Fox8 in High Point, NC while she was finishing her senior year of college, then went to WXII 12 and was there for a couple years. Amber moved down to Georgia to follow her dreams of becoming a reporter at 41NBC. She made her way back to NC, where she calls home, and loves the Greenville area.

When she isn’t working, you can find Amber running errands, or playing with her dogs.

If you have a story idea or just want to say hey, you can reach ​Amber Lake at amber.lake@witn.com.


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