Francesca Amiker is an American Journalist who currently works as a news correspondent for E! Networks. Before joining E!, she worked as a morning entertainment anchor for 11 Alive News (NBC ATLANTA) from September 2017 to November 2021.
|33 years old
|May 6, 1990
|Journalist & News Anchor
|Father: Ellaway D. Amiker III
Mother: Francina Amiker
|$1 million to $5 million
How Old is Francesca Amiker?
Francesca Amiker is 33 years old. She was born on May 6, 1990, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Early Life and Background
Francesca Amiker was born in Atlanta to her parents Ellaway D. Amiker III and Francina Amiker who got married on June 30, 1984.
Additionally, Francesca is the second child and first daughter of three children born to her parents. She has an older brother named Donnie, and a younger sister Franjellica who obtained an MBA from Georgia State University.
Education-wise, Francesca completed her high school education at The Chamblee High School. After that, she pursued higher education at Vanderbilt University graduating with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Communication and Media Studies.
During her time at the University, Francesca served as the President of “Activities and Societies: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated” and “Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity, Lambda Pi Eta Communications Honor Society.” She also co-founded the Vanderbilt Public Relations Society.
Professional Career in Journalism
Francesca Amiker has had a really cool career in journalism, starting from when she was helping out with local entertainment news in DeKalb County in 2008-2010. She wrote stories, researched, and did a lot of creative work.
Then, from June to August 2010, she went to San Diego and interned at DiscoverSD, where she did things like writing blog entries and covering events. After that, she did an internship in Human Resources at Time Warner Cable, where she did research and worked on different projects.
From August 2010 to December 2010, she worked at NewsChannel 5 Network, where she helped with making scripts, pitched ideas, and even did live field coverage. After that, she worked as a Production Assistant for Discovery Channel for a bit.
In 2011, she got a big opportunity at CBS News as a summer fellow. She did a bunch of cool things like interviewing Alicia Keys and covering events like the Harry Potter premiere.
Then, she went on to work at different places like CMT, ESPN, and BET, where she did things like reporting on the sidelines for basketball games and interviewing famous people on the red carpet.
From 2013 to 2014, she was a News Reporter at WLNS, where she got noticed for her special talent of making people feel comfortable enough to share their stories.
Later, she became a Morning Entertainment Anchor at 11 Alive News (NBC ATLANTA) from 2017 to 2021. She did some amazing things like doubling viewership, starting a new entertainment franchise, and even going to the Primetime EMMYS.
Now, she currently works as an E! News Correspondent at E! Networks since November 2021. Francesca has come a long way, doing different jobs in journalism, and she’s still going strong!
Awards and Nominations
Francesca Amiker has won a bunch of important awards for her work as a journalist. She is a 4-time winner of the EMMY Award. She was also named Employee of the Year at her news station, and she was one of the top three finalists for the same award across her whole company.
In 2018, Francesca got the Media Mover Award from the Technology Association of Georgia. She also got the Employee of The Year Award at her station.
The following year, in 2019, her morning show received two Edward Murrow Awards (one for the region and one nationally), and they also got first place at Georgia’s Associated Press Awards.
Is Francesca Amiker Married?
Francesca Amiker is currently single and not married. Also, she has not gotten any children of her own.
Physical Appearance and Measurements
According to online sources, Francesca is 5 feet 7 inches tall. Using the metric system, she is about 170 centimeters/1.7 meters tall.
Francesca Amiker Net Worth
Francesca has earned a lot of money from her career in journalism. According to online sources, her net worth is estimated to be between $1 million to $5 million.