Amy Pflugshaupt Bio, Age, Career, NBC 15 News And WSAW-NewsChannel 7

Amy Pflugshaupt Biography

Amy Pflugshaupt is an American journalist working for NBC 15 News as a 5 pm and 10 pm news anchor. She was born on 03/23/1985 in Indiana, USA. 

She attended Purdue University and she has a major in Communications with a minor in Animal Sciences. She is a coach and a choreographer for Allstar cheerleading when she is not at NBC News. She enjoys having family time and she also likes college basketball. Before she joined NBC 15 News, she was at WSAW-NewsChannel 7 located in Wausau.

Amy Pflugshaupt Age

She was born on 03/23/1985 in Indiana, USA. She is 34 years old as of 2018.

Amy Pflugshaupt Net Worth

Her estimated net worth is still under review.

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Amy Pflugshaupt Career | Amy Pflugshaupt NBC 15 News

Amy Pflugshaupt was an intern at K99.3 WKVI-FM located in Knox and also WNDU-TV in South Bend when she was in college. She joined NBC 15 News in January 2015. Before the move to Madison, she was working at NBC 15’s sister station, WSAW-NewsChannel 7 located in Wausau.

Amy Pflugshaupt was a reporter, anchor and also a producer at WSAW.  She spent 7 years at NewsChannel 7 and covered a variety of stories including the 2007 Crandon Shooting, the rescue of hundreds of animals from several puppy mills, the Merrill tornado, the disappearance, and murder investigation of Stephanie Low. She even made a few trips down to Madison to cover statewide issues and also to talk with Governor Walker.

Amy Pflugshaupt has been recognized for her work by Wisconsin Broadcasters Association for Best Live On-Scene reporting 4 years in a row. She has also received the Friend of Alice award that was given to her by Alice in Dairyland.

Alice is the ambassador for the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. She was nominated for an Emmy as the producer for her role in reporting the Dale and Leilani Neumann trial.

She is involved in several organizations including; the Susan G. Komen Foundation, several Humane Society’s, area Chamber of Commerce events, 4-H, and local FFA chapters. She also holds talks in schools where she discusses her experiences as a journalist.

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Whatever Happened to Pflugshaupt & Hannah Anderson


“Sorry Wausau, but I needed my best friend here,” says Amy Pflugshaupt about Hannah Anderson.

To say these two NewsChannel 7 alums are BFFs would be an understatement. Amy was here from 2007 to 2015 when she left for a job at the NBC station in Madison, WMTV, which is also owned by our company. Two years later, when a morning anchor position opened up there, she knew just the person.

Amy says, “I knew she would be great here, great storyteller, amazing on the air, charismatic, people love her. I knew the morning show would be perfect.”

But Hannah had to think about it. Between 2013 and 17 when she was here, something big had happened outside of the office.

“One of the factors that made it hard to move is I found the love of my life in Wausau,” she says. They were married in a lakeside ceremony up north last fall with Amy as the maid of honor.

But the new opportunity was a little too much to say no to and Hannah took the job, following Amy to the capital. She’s quick to point out though, that they still have roots here, “we always go back to Wausau because we have family in Wausau.”

Wausau is where this friendship was born. Amy remembers the day like it was yesterday. After a horrendously long day for Hannah, which included driving a car that didn’t have a heater in winter, she desperately needed a shoulder to lean on.

“I put my hand on her back and said you killed it and she started crying,” says Amy.

Hannah adds, “knowing you had a friend in the newsroom was everything.”

A friendship that endures, just like the enduring connection to the station where they both got their start.

“What we do a 7, and I still say we because we never really go away…” says Hannah. Amy chimes in, “I’ve been here three years and still say us.”

Amy is getting married herself in the fall and yes, Hannah is at the wedding.

Amy anchors nights and Hannah mornings in Madison.