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Amy La Porte

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Atlanta GA
Writer and Producer — CNN
As seen in: CNN
Covers:  Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, Mideast, North Africa & the war on ISIS.

Aussie reporter, writer & producer, CNN U.S.

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Biography

Writer and producer for CNN U.S. 2-4pm. On CNN air with live reports and packages for Australia/Southeast Asia news. Former Southern Cross Ten anchor, WIN news reporter, ABC & Austereo radio reporter.

I have added some of my favorite reports from CNN to this profile but I have plenty more so...

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@AmyALaPorte — 18,062 followers, 4,950 tweets

May 13, 2017

@the_bronx hey guys! It's Taylor's friend! :) follow me back so I can fill you in on something that happened...

May 12, 2017

@NicoleJMFile YES! Just got a rush of excitement seeing this inaugural name tag designation! More to come xx

Apr 21, 2017

@michaelkosta Let it be testament to my neuroses and general obnoxiousness that my dog is known to get fed up and head to the other room.

Apr 04, 2017

President Donald Trump's statement on #Syria #Sarinattack slams Obama's inaction on "red line" but offers no clarity on future U.S. policy. https://t.co/6e29HTmwpE

Mar 30, 2017

RT @StefanieJewett: When the mayor of your city truly supports female entrepreneurs, you know anything is possible. Thank you,…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

A freelance reporter at WIN news in Canberra. I pinched myself every day I was asked to come in.

How is social media changing news?

Crowd sourcing stories has never been easier, but I believe disseminating our content increases our TV brand, rather than detracts from it.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

I'm idealistic about this. I believe we act as the forth estate, I believe we are watchdogs, humanitarians and propagators of truth.