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Ameera David

Reporter/Anchor

Ameera David is an Emmy-winning journalist responsible for anchoring weekend evening newscasts and leading flagship coverage of the station's signature feature initiative, Two Americas.

Ameera began at WXYZ in 2017, where she began carving out a niche as a specialty reporter on consumer-based issues through series like The Rebound Detroit, Don't Waste Your Money, and Taking Action For You.

Ameera launched her TV journalism career working at NBC News’ Washington D.C. bureau where she took on a multi-platform role working as a White House producer, assignment desk manager, and production assistant.

She's a Detroit native who grew up on the city’s east side, attended Detroit Public Schools, and was deeply entrenched in Metro Detroit’s vibrant Arab American community.

A proud Wolverine, Ameera is a graduate of the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor and has a Master's degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in New York City.

In 2016, Ameera was awarded in the ‘Best Anchor’ category by the New York Festivals World’s Best TV & Films. In 2021, she was awarded an Emmy for excellence in coverage through The Rebound Detroit, credited for helping viewers navigate uncertain financial times during the height of Covid-19.

When she's not reporting, she enjoys scoping out new eateries in Metro Detroit, salsa dancing, traveling, and connecting with viewers on social media. Find her on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @AmeeraDavid if you'd like to follow the journey.

Story tips? Email tips@wxyz.com and ask that it be forwarded to Ameera.

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