Amaya Turner joined WBTV September 2017 after recently relocating from Washington D.C. She was raised in Charlotte, NC after her father moved their family to the city for an opportunity to work for NASCAR. She is a proud HBCU graduate of Winston-Salem State University and American University where she received both her bachelor’s and master’s degree in journalism. Before returning to Charlotte, Amaya lived in Washington D.C. having experience working at CBS News and NBC 4 Washington. While in D.C. she covered Supreme Court Cases, congressional hearings and state department briefings. When not working, Amaya enjoys cooking and traveling the world with her friends and husband. She has visited five continents and almost 30 countries. If you have a story idea be sure to send her an email or you can find her on Twitter.