Amanda Ruiz

Amanda Ruiz became a part of the KCBD team in late December of 2017. She is excited to be in Lubbock and to be a part of such a news-driven team. Coming from a long way from home, New York, she is eager to see what Texas will have in store for her. She graduated from Penn State University with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Political Science. During her time at Penn State, she became a reporter/anchor for WPSU’s Centre County Report and a reporter intern for ABC 27 WHTM. She covered a variety of stories that included the 2016 Presidential Election, shootings, and fires. Her interest in news started when she started watching Good Morning America and the Today Show with her parents. She has always been interested in how complex and unpredictable the news can be ever since she was a young girl. Amanda has always wanted to make a big move and is excited that Lubbock has become her new home.

Recent Articles by Amanda

  Lubbock nonprofit coffee shop burglarized Sunday

Father warns parents after daughter receives message from online predator

Radio DJ victim of stalker who broke into her house, took photos

Breast cancer survivor receives life-changing tattoo

Mom and grandma speak out on one year anniversary of Katrina Castillo’s murder

10-year-old boy receives prosthetic hand from Texas Tech

LCU’s miracle softball player, back on the mound for season opener

Chancellor Tedd Mitchell talks about future of TTU Vet School

Swimming teacher wants to ‘waterproof’ kids as young as 6 months

Lubbock TSA agents discuss having to seek help during shutdown

Ropes ISD’s Superintendent speaks on the passing of teacher Jill Reep

Lubbock Soldier reunites with family after two years stationed in Korea

Update on Texas Tech University’s security cameras, one year later

County Commissioners consider $100 million bond election in May

Customers report door-to-door solar companies claiming to be endorsed by LP&L and SPEC

LPD enforcing curfew on juveniles 16 and under after string of vehicle burglaries

Lubbock’s economic growth leading to Levelland’s growth as well

Local Atheist group to give invocation at city council meeting

Reagor-Dykes customers still caught in lawsuit

Sister of missing Levelland woman says after 25 years, the pain is still there