Amy Noguchi was born in Tucson and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She received her undergraduate degree from the Walter Cronkite School at Arizona State University and holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.
Before she switched to broadcasting, she spent nine years as a banker in credit card marketing. She has experience writing and reporting in Phoenix, Arizona, Torrance, California and Kalispell, Montana.
Her heritage is half Laotian and half Japanese.
She is WDEF’s Weekend Anchor, Producer and Reporter since January 2017.
Amy spent two terms as a Treasurer for the Arizona Asian American Journalism Association and remains a member-at-large.
As a teen, she participated in pageantry, soccer, gymnastics and enjoys Latin dancing.
She loves the sun, exploring exotic foods and is a world traveler. Her goal is to go to at least one new country each year.