Five Things: Amanda Eke

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WDIO has a new face around the station, Amanda Eke joined the newsroom as a reporter/photographer in August. On Thursday, she sat down with Baihly Warfield on The Lift to get to know her better.

Here are Five Facts about Amanda Eke.

  1. Amanda is a touring spoken word poet.
  2. She moved to Minnesota from Japan.
  3. Amanda is a film maker. She made her directorial debut with the film Bidla.
  4. She hosts her own podcast called “The Poet Speaks”
  5. She likes to make music, and is in a band.

We are excited to have Amanda join the WDIO family, and we are looking forward to the stories that she will tell. You can read more about Amanda by visiting her bio page.

The Lift airs weekdays at 4:30 PM on WDIO-DT.