Amber Gerard

Amber Gerard has been a Reporter/MMJ at WLBT since February, 2018. Previously she was a photographer at WKRG in Mobile, Alabama. While there she won the 2016 AP Award for 2nd Best Photographer in the state of Alabama. Amber grew up in Washington, DC. As a child she performed at the The Kennedy Center and Shakespeare Theatre. In High School she was a member of Model UN and spent two summers at Space Camp, at Kennedy Space Center in Orlando. After graduating from The Edmund Burke school in Washington, DC., she spent one year at Catholic University before transferring to Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. She earned a BFA in Musical Theater. During her freshman of college she played Juliet at the Royal Shakespeare Theater in Strafford Upon Avon, England. After graduating from college she moved to NY where she worked as an actress and model, appearing on Law and Order, As the World Turns, Blue Bloods, Chicago Fire and more. She has been in over 12 national commercials and print ads for MTV, FUJI FILM, Macy’s, Verizon, NASCAR, Milwaukee’s Best, Oprah Magazine and Shape. Amber says, when she decided to be a journalist she went back to school . In 2015 she earned a Master’s degree in International Affair with a concentration in Modern Middle East studies.

Recent Articles by Amber

Pilot identified in deadly plane crash linked to Mississippi

  Contact lenses that can reverse nearsightedness while you sleep

  The importance of mental health training for law enforcement officers

  Suspect, victims identified in deadly Clinton hostage situation

  State law makers seeking to amend current ‘Hate crimes bill’

  Husband wants wife murder case reopened years after it went cold

  ‘Thank God that He used me:’ Mississippi man pulls women from burning vehicle

Rescue pups take to the friendly skies to reach forever homes

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Safety

Kwanzaa kicks off with celebration at MS Civil Rights Museum

Bomb threat being investigated in Pearl; threats happening nationwide

What should you be looking for when picking a daycare for your children?

Mike Espy holds final rally on election eve

  CAUGHT ON CAMERA: A veteran and his K-9 friend are together again

A look into the life of Patrolman James K. White

Community remembers two fallen officers