Amanda Meadows reports live for ABC7 from the WTOP “Glass-enclosed nerve center” during ABC7’s Good Morning Washington. Her reports air six times an hour from 5 a.m. to 7 a.m. and two times an hour from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. weekday mornings.
Amanda comes to the D.C. area from WTVR-TV in Richmond. Prior to that, she was a traffic and news reporter in Hampton Roads. A graduate of High Point University in North Carolina, she has logged 7 years reporting traffic on television and radio.
In Richmond, Amanda also began her very popular Twitter profile: @GridlockGoddess.
Amanda was raised in a small town in North Carolina and developed a love for television at age nine on her first trip to New York when her aunt brought her to tour the set of the Saturday Night Live.
In her free time, Amanda enjoys volunteering with kids in particular through one of her favorite organizations Special Olympics. She also loves to read, write, figure skate and spend as much time as possible with family and friends.
A crash involving a Fairfax County Police cruiser along Route 1 in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County shut down lanes traveling in both directions Tuesday morning.
The inner loop of the beltway reopened Tuesday after a crash in Prince George's County earlier in the morning forced police to shut down all lanes.
A fatal crash on the northbound lanes of I-295 in the District closed down all lanes, but traffic has since been reopened.
Arlington County Sewer Department officials are working to repair a pair of water main breaks in Shirlington.
More than two dozen streets will close in Georgetown this afternoon for Halloween. Here are the areas you need to avoid.