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Amaka Ubaka

Amaka Ubaka joined 7News in May 2016 as a reporter.

Before working at 7News, Amaka worked as a reporter at WKMG-News 6 in Orlando, Florida. While in Orlando, she covered many stories that got national attention, including a mother of three who was accused of driving her kids into the Atlantic, the beheading of former UCF student/journalist Steven Sotloff by ISIS and a man swallowed up by a sinkhole while sleeping in his home.

Amaka has also worked as a reporter at WOWT NBC 6 in Omaha, Nebraska where she got to cover the 2012 Olympic swim trials and KRCR ABC 7 in Redding, California, where she covered multiple wildfires.

Amaka received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Miami. A native Floridian, she looks forward to exploring new places in New England and getting involved in the community. She enjoys fitness, dancing and non-fiction books.