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Amanda Roley

Amanda Roley is the chief journalist at KREM 2 News.
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Amanda Roley.

Amanda Roley joined KREM 2 News in March of 2017 as a general assignment reporter. From 2021-2023, she worked as KREM 2’s Senior Reporter. Then, she became KREM 2’s Chief Journalist in May 2023. She now reports on major regional news stories, while also managing and supporting our photographers, editors and MSJs.

Amanda is a 2023 NATAS NW Emmy winner for the Multimedia Journalist-single shift craft award, Emmy-nominated in 2022 for continuing coverage of the Malden/Pine City wildfire, a 2022 RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Regional Award winner for continued coverage of the Malden/Pine City wildfire, and joined KREM 2 in winning the 2019 RTDNA Edward R. Murrow award for continuing coverage of Hilinski’s Hope following the WSU FB quarterback who died by suicide.

Before joining KREM, Amanda worked at KFBB in Great Falls, MT as a weekend anchor and reporter. During her time in Montana, Amanda won the first place 2016 E.B. Craney Award for ‘hard news coverage’ on the overcrowded Lewis & Clark County jail, and second place for her feature story on the Montana Governor’s “fudge lady.” Amanda also worked as a statewide political reporter in Helena during the 64th state legislative session providing daily updates for multiple MT news stations on major bills and their status in the legislature.

She graduated from Washington State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication with an emphasis of Journalism Media Production.

Amanda’s hometown is Puyallup, WA where she graduated from Governor John R. Rogers High School.

When she is not tracking down the latest news story, Amanda enjoys exploring the beautiful Inland Northwest by hiking, camping and fly fishing. Of course, you can always find her donning crimson and grey at a WSU Cougar football game.

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