Amanda Busick Biography
Amanda Busick is an American journalist who is currently working as the National Hot Rod Association’s multi-media reporter on behalf of Fox Sports. On the other hand, her career began interning at her local news television station in North Carolina and later Chicago. Her first on-camera was as a sideline reporter for Time Warner Cable Sports at the North Carolina High School Athletic Association in 2014.
Her tenure at NHRA began in 2016 and she was the Formular E pit lane reporter at the New York City ePrix in 2018 and 2019. Raised in Greensboro, North California, Busick grew up attending sporting events including, American football, basketball, drag racing, and dirt track racing. She first attended Northeast Middle School and later moved to Northeast Guilford High School.
In her school years, she held a strong interest in journalism and writing by watching a local news bulletin. She graduated from Northeast Guilford High School earlier than the rest of her class in December 2004. Busick then enrolled at North Carolina State University in 2005 and graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in business administration and concentration in entrepreneurship in 2008.
Following her education, she began her career by interning in her local news television station. In 2010, she relocated from North Carolina to New York City with the ambition of obtaining employment as a sports reporter. She worked as an intern during the daytime and took employment as a waitress at a restaurant during the night hours. Busick was able to convince a Chicago- based digital sports college company called Campus Insiders to employ her as a production assistant in 2012.
In late 2014, Busick had her first on-camera role as a sideline reporter for Time Warmer Cable Sports covering the North Carolina High School Athletic Association which was soon after she had signed a contract with an agent to advance her career. Later on, she took up employment as a stage manager for ESPN. In early 2015, she found employment as a meat salesperson and a bartender in Boston after her family has a major financial difficulty that required them to reside with each other.
Fortunately, she received a telephone call from National Hot Rod Association vice-president and chief content officer Ken Adelson in July 2015 about a job in the series. She has little knowledge of drag racing and spent the next three months researching the sport. In October 2015, Busick attended her first NHRA National event in Dallas, writing two reports for the series by interviewing multiple drivers.
After the weekend, the NHRA invited her to a report on its red carpet ceremony before its official banquet in Los Angeles. She was offered the position of multi-media reporter for the NHRA on November 16, 2015. Busick took up the position with the series’ official broadcaster Fox Sports at the start of the 2016 season.
Amanda Busick Age
How old is Amanda Busick? Busick is 35 years old as of 2021. She was born on November 7, 1986, in Greensboro, North Carolina. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on November 7 every year.
Amanda Busick Height
Busick stands at an average height and is moderate weight. She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Amanda Busick Family
Busick was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. She is the daughter of Donna Lusk Busick and Reuben Wayne Busick. In addition, she has a brother by the name of, Matthew.
Amanda Busick Husband
Busick is a married woman. However, she has preferred keeping her personal life away from the public eye. For this, not much is known about her relationship status.
Amanda Busick Net Worth
Busick has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million. In addition, her income is attributed to her career as a journalist.
Amanda Busick Salary
Busick receives an estimated annual salary of between $20, 000-$100, 000.