Amy Larson was born and raised in Santa Cruz and graduated from Aptos High School in 2002.
Amy graduated from Occidental College in Los Angeles and earned a masters degree in new media journalism at Columbia University in New York City. She also worked at several newspapers, including Newsday in New York and the Register-Pajaronian in Watsonville.
When she's not breaking news, Amy is usually in the ocean surfing at Moss Landing, La Selva Beach, and Capitola.
- Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism2008