Amanda del Castillo Biography|Profile
Amanda del Castillo is a skilled American journalist currently working at ABC7-KGO News as an anchor. When she was a little girl, her parents woke up with morning news and ended their day with evening broadcasts. She didn’t understand what was being reported, but she knew the men and women on television news had the answers, the confidence, the access, and the respect. It seemed they had it all and so, she set that goal. Del Castillo was born and raised in San Francisco’s Excelsior District, where she got her first taste of reporting. Of course, the only viewers were her parents. She would deliver detailed reports about the mischief her brothers got into. Needless to say, she wasn’t the favorite sibling.
Amanda del Castillo Age|Birthday
How old is Del Castillo? She is around 30 years old as of 2023. Her age is currently not available, research is ongoing will update it as soon as it is available.
Amanda del Castillo Education
She graduated from San Jose State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Amanda del Castillo Height|Weight
She stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 60kgs.
Amanda del Castillo Family|Parents|Siblings
She was born and raised in San Francisco in the United state, however, she has not revealed information regarding her family members. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Amanda del Castillo Husband|Married
She likes to keep her personal life private, hence she has not disclosed information about whether she is in a relationship or not. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Amanda del Castillo Children
She likes to keep her personal life private, hence she has not disclosed information about whether she has children or not. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Amanda del Castillo Career
Del Castillo graduated from San Jose State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism. During her college graduation, the director of the program offered a piece of advice that she took to heart: “Remember, there’s a life outside of California.” She then moved to Casper, Wyoming. Fun fact: more people fit into Candlestick Park than lived in the small city. While in Casper, she wore many hats. Here, she reported, edited, produced, and anchored. Notably, she fell in love with the “Cowboy State” and culture. She also fell in love with her husband-to-be, who worked at a competing station.
The industry took her to Waco, Texas next. There, she served as a weekend anchor and multi-media journalist. She did it all again, reporting, editing, producing, and anchoring. The Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Association was kind enough to award Del Castillo for her reporting in Waco. She covered developments stemming from the West Fertilizer Plant explosion, and Twin Peaks biker shootout, and contributed to the station’s live coverage of Baylor University’s alleged sexual assault cases.
Del Castillo made her way back to the Rocky Mountain region and worked as a reporter in Denver, Colorado. She covered the Taylor Swift trial, the terribly cold winters, and other issues impacting one of the most beautiful states she has ever called home.
Amanda del Castillo Awards
Additionally, she won an Emmy Award for her contribution to the station’s breaking news coverage on the most difficult assignment she has ever worked on as a journalist. In the early morning hours of New Year’s Eve day, a deputy down call turned deadly. After nearly two years in Denver, she jumped at the opportunity to return and work at home, in the San Francisco Bay Area. She joined the ABC7 News team as a freelance reporter in June 2018. She officially became a full-time reporter in October.
Her wildest dream has come true. This is where it all began. Del Castillothrilled to be working among journalists she has always admired her entire life. She is also grateful to get to tell stories about the people and places she is so incredibly passionate about.
Amanda del Castillo salary |Net Worth
She has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which she earns from her broadcasting career.
Amanda del Castillo Social Media Platforms
She is very active on social media platforms and has over 1.9k followers on Twitter, 1.1k followers on Instagram, and over 1.5k followers on Facebook.