Is Amy Hollyfield Leaving KGO-TV, Where Is She Going To Work?

Amy Hollyfield leaving KGO-TV and joining Dallas Morning News as its managing editor has saddened San Francisco fans. However, it was evident that she would not be leaving journalism. 

Amy Hollyfield has 20 years of experience as an award-winning television news reporter on KGO-TV.

She is well-versed in creating and delivering strategic communications to a wide range of audiences. Her departure was announced in February by Daniel Figueroa in an article on floridapolitics.com.


Is Amy Hollyfield Leaving KGO-TV?

Amu Hollyfield leaving KGO-TV opened her opportunities to work for Dallas Morning News as managing director. She will soon be joining a new venture after 20 years of her dedication to KGO-TV. 

According to Amy Linkedin profile, she started her work as a news writer and polished her talents at finding and interviewing the proper people. 

Amy is considered one of the tenacious, resourceful, and results-oriented journalists. 

Furthermore, her departure was mentioned in her last Tweet, where she writes, “⁩ A coincidence that this came on as I drove into my last day at ABC7? I think not.”


Amy Hollyfield Reporting Live
Amy Hollyfield Reporting Live


Hollyfield worked her way through the whole newsroom during her time at the New York Times.


Amy started as an intern and went on to work as a copy editor and a page designer before moving up to important journalistic positions like political and government editor.

She was also a team member that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2009 for the national fact-checking website Politifact (of “Pants on Fire” fame).

Where Is Amy Going To Work?

As mentioned above, Amy Hollyfield will be joining Dallas Morning News as managing director.

Hollyfield will be in charge of the newsroom’s day-to-day operations and report to Executive Editor Katrice Hardy.

Hardy took over for fellow Times alum Mike Wilson, the first woman, and Black journalist to hold the position.


Wilson left the New York Times in 2013 as managing editor to join ESPN’s FiveThirtyEight before taking over the Dallas bureau in 2015.


Amy In Vacation
Amy In Vacation


He resigned in September 2020 and was hired as a deputy editor for enterprise at the New York Times sports section.

In August, the Dallas Morning News announced Hardy as his replacement.

Amy Hollyfield Salary In New Venture.

Amy Hollyfield salary is expected to rise beyond $187,200 as she has a significant experience on her back. Amy’s net worth is estimated at around $5 million. 

TV News Directors earn between $27,370 and $187,200 a year in the United States, with a median salary of $65,530.

The middle half of TV News Directors earn $65,530 to $105,000 each year.

However, Amy falls under top-level journalist, and she is expected to earn more than the median salary in her new venture.

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