Amy Nay co-anchors 2News This Morning Weekend Edition and 2News at Ten on Saturdays and Sundays. Amy is also able to report for the station, and is happy to be a part of the winning team here at KUTV - a station Amy's always watched, her favorite growing up here in Utah.
Amy is originally from Gunnison in beautiful Sanpete County, where their family's roots run deep. Amy's parents and grandmothers remain in Gunnison and she is proud to say are her biggest fans.
You may have seen Amy this past year here at 2News both on the desk and out in the field. She was recently honored with two UBEE awards for her work, covering the funeral of Officer Jared Francom in Ogden, and at the desk with Brian Mullahy on 2News at Ten.
Amy made the big move back to Utah with her family after spending 13 years in New York City. She moved to the Big Apple the day after graduating from Southern Utah University with an internship at CNN. She was last seen anchoring the top rated morning shows for News 12 Westchester. That was a position she held for 8 years, getting to know and love the communities and the people in New York City's northern suburbs. Before that Amy was a reporter for the News 12 network and was also reporting for Tribune's flagship station WPIX Channel 11 in NYC. Amy was also a news anchor and reporter on the radio for Metro Networks, featured on WABC, WOR, Fox News Radio and about 2,000 stations nationwide. Amy was also featured on CNN, MSNBC and other networks when she was first on the scene of breaking news. Amy was covering the mayoral race back in 2001, when the events of September 11th transpired. She continued to go live from Lower Manhattan that day and the days to follow, reporting for stations throughout New York City as well as around the world. Amy has also had extensive experience behind the camera or microphone, so to speak, writing and producing for news stations in New York City including CNN, NBC, 1010 WINS News Radio and Fox News Channel - where she met her husband (while playing softball on the company's coed team in Central Park).
Amy has been honored with a number of professional awards, including the Gracie Allen Award - given to exemplary women in broadcasting. In 2007, she was honored nationally by the organization "American Women in Radio and Television", given the Gracie for Best TV Host in a Top 20 Market. She was one of the youngest nominated for a Best Writer award, by the Writers Guild of America. Amy has also been honored with a number of Telly awards for Best Interview, Host, etc. You may have seen Amy in NBC's primetime drama "Kings", where she was featured as the UNN news anchor for the series. Amy has also emceed and hosted numerous events in her community, and loves to be able to do that whenever she can.
Amy loves being back in Utah, being closer to the mountains and closer to her family. She and her husband Sheffield have four sons, and couldn't be happier raising their family in Salt Lake City.