Amber Rupinta - Anchor at ABC11 WTVD
Amber Rupinta anchors the 4:00 and 5:00 evening newscasts on ABC11 Eyewitness News. She is also a meteorologist and reports on various stories throughout the Triangle. Amber joined ABC11 in February 2004 spending the next five years as the weekend morning co-anchor followed by eight years as an early riser for ABC11 Eyewitness News This Morning before moving to the evening team.

Some of the more prominent stories Amber has covered for ABC11 include Presidential candidates Donald Trump as well as Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton battling for N.C. voters, various hurricanes, a terrorist attack at UNC-CH, the Conagra plant explosion, and the Carthage nursing home massacre that left 8 people dead.

Prior to WTVD, Amber worked for WCAU, the NBC affiliate in Philadelphia, and WHAG in Hagerstown, MD. She began her career behind the scenes at WJZ in Baltimore before becoming a reporter on the Baltimore Sun High School Sports Show.

Amber is no stranger to the Carolinas having spent several years growing up on the Cherokee Indian Reservation. She is one of 8 children and a "military brat" who spent her childhood in interesting places all over the U.S. Amber's father joined the U.S. Navy to immigrate to America from the Philippines.

She is a member of the Asian-American Journalists Association, the National Weather Association and a graduate of Towson University. In 2016, she completed Mississippi State's Meteorology Certificate program and earned a graduate certificate in Technology and Communication from UNC Chapel Hill. In August 2017, she earned a second BS in Geoscience from MSU.

Amber, her husband, and two sons live in Raleigh.

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Amber's Stories
$1.5 million Raleigh home listing goes viral for Star Wars-themed movie theater
A $1.5 million Raleigh home listing has gone viral for its Star Wars-themed movie theater.
Downtown Raleigh art display gets interactive refresh
As live theater returns, many are seeing the Sonarc sculpture in front of the Duke Energy Center For The Performing Arts for the first time.
First Presbyterian Church Raleigh changes rules for fund to help more families with utilities, rent
Many churches have always served the community through missions and outreach tackling everything from food insecurity to childcare but the pandemic has forced some to make changes to meet demand.
NC Theatre returns with first live production since pandemic shutdown
Live theater is returning to downtown Raleigh with the NC Theatre's production of Songs For A New World.
Doctors see sharp decline in breast, cervical cancer screenings due to pandemic
Local doctors are also encouraging patients who may have delayed preventative screenings or checkups in the pandemic to prioritize it now as early detection saves lives.
Home furnishing customers met with unprecedented furniture wait times
Besides high demand, supply chain interruptions are adding to the wait times, especially on custom orders.
64-year old leukemia survivor biking 3,500 miles for Be The Match
Bob Falkenberg is hitting the road to raise funds and awareness for people in life-saving need of a bone marrow transplant.
Newly-crowned Miss North Carolina says competition is allowing her to graduate college debt-free
Rising App State senior and newly-crowned Miss North Carolina Carli Batson will represent our state at the 100th Miss America competition in December.
Pandemic Baby Bust: Early data shows decline in births throughout COVID pandemic
In North Carolina, there were 3,622 fewer births in 2020 than the year prior with nearly 40,000 missing births in the U.S. in the final month and a half of 2020.
Cary dad's Facebook group, Dads Married to Doctors grows globally and gives back
Cary dad Curtis Webster, Jr.'s group has grown into a global group with more than 4,000 members and besides giving support to each other, they're also giving back.