WSMV Hires Amanda Hara as Morning Anchor and Director of Digital Content

By Kevin Eck 

Amanda Hara is joining Nashville, Tennessee NBC affiliate WSMV as morning co-anchor and director of digital content.

Hara currently works at WVLT in Knoxville, where she anchors multiple newscasts and is the executive producer of digital. She’s worked there since 2012.

“We are excited to have Amanda join Holly Thompson on WSMV 4 News Today,” said Dan Fabrizio, WSMV news director. “She will also bring her award-winning, multi-talented experience to report stories and lead our digital content team.”


“It is truly a full circle moment for Amanda to return to Nashville and WSMV,” said Jasmine Hardin, WSMV’s regional vice president and general manager. “She started as an intern for WSMV back in 2003 and now twenty years later returns as a key anchor. We are thrilled that she has chosen to make Nashville her home once again and to add such a trusted journalist to our team.”

Hara has been honored with two National Edward R. Murrow Awards, 13 regional Edward R. Murrow awards, nine Emmy awards. She’s been named Best Reporter and Best Anchor by the Tennessee Associated Press Broadcasters twice.

Her first day on-air is December 12.