Action 5 News anchor passes away at a very young age – Read more here

The journalism world is deepIy saddened by the unexpected loss of Amanda Hanson, a cherished and esteemed news anchor who passed away at 38. Renowned for her dynamic spirit and unwavering commitment to her profession, Hanson made a Iasting impression on both her fellow journalists and her audience.

Hanson’s journey in journalism was marked by her passion and innovation. She joined the Action News 5 team in 2021 as the Leader of Digital Innovation.

Her role was pivotal in driving the Action News 5 Digital Desk, where she infused her creativity and energy. Amanda was not just a colleague but a friend whose infectious energy and unwavering dedication”propelled the team to new heights. She was also a key advisor in digitaI matters, particularly excelling in social media.