Amy La Porte on Muck Rack

Amy La Porte

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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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 — 21,295 followers, 4,968 tweets

Oct 09, 2017

@hulu_support one nonsensical charge has led me to two unanswered emails and three phone calls each with a wait time of 40+ minutes. 👎🏻👋🏼

Aug 30, 2017

Are you watching #CNN? My colleague @DrewGriffinCNN just rescued a man from floodwaters. "Thank you for saving my life", he said. #LIVE

Aug 26, 2017

My pal @willripleyCNN is the only Western journo in N Korea. Here's our story as Americans rush in before travel ban 

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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.