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
Raleigh artist incorporates alphabet in mural scavenger hunt around city
Raleigh has seen many new murals recently, but, one unique project features 26 murals consisting of each letter of the alphabet.
Free food, other Election Day 2020 deals
Election Day may be a stressful or emotional time for many, so some restaurant chains are stepping up with free comfort food to help you cope.
Golf cart surprise helps Holly Springs father battling cancer enjoy Halloween with his kids
A Holly Springs father battling stage four pancreatic cancer received a special treat from friends and family just in time for Halloween.
Food Bank of CENC launches Podcast in fight against hunger
The topic of pandemic response is one of many covered in-depth in the six-part FBCENC Path To Ending Hunger podcast hosted by ABC11 anchors.
Raleigh costume boutique hopes customers will shop local this Halloween
Business leading up to Halloween is always very important for The Tilted Stage Costume Boutique, but even more so this year.
Unscripted Durham adds igloo dining to extend patio season
Durham's Unscripted has come up with a fun way to expand its rooftop patio season by installing six pop-up heated igloos that can hold up to 10 people. They do require reservations.
Holly Springs family's Halloween house display raises thousands for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
The Holly Springs family responsible for a popular Halloween display is using the opportunity to raise money for St. Jude. So far, they've raised $5,000.
Pretty in Pink Foundation launches fundraiser to provide financial assistance for breast cancer treatment in NC
As of the end of August, Pretty in Pink has helped more than 200 patients pay for breast cancer treatment across North Carolina.
Incredible pirate ship at Fuquay-Varina home entertains and collects toys for children in need
A family in Fuquay-Varina has constructed a massive pirate ship in their front yard for visitors to see this Halloween while also giving them an opportunity to give back.
Holly Springs family transforms home into Halloween neighborhood hotspot with dozens of skeletons
A home in Holly Springs has become a popular spot for spectators after going all out for Halloween with dozens of skeletons decorating the yard and house.