• BREAKING NEWS BART service between SF, East Bay stopping tonight -- DETAILS HERE

Ama Daetz
I'm a San Jose native who is thrilled to be back in the Bay Area! As a Loyola Marymount University graduate, I've always had a passion for journalism and a strong desire to be a trusted source for local and world news.

I began my career as a writer, producer and editor in Fresno. From there, I anchored and reported in Amarillo, TX, Kalamazoo, MI and Detroit, MI. Most recently, I was an Anchor for the FOX affiliate in Sacramento. However, my work hasn't been limited to local news. I've had the pleasure of acting in a primetime TV series and was even eaten by a monster in a sci-fi movie!

When I'm not working, I'm usually playing outside or exploring new places. You might find me cheering on the Giants while enjoying some garlic fries and Ghirardelli ice cream. I also love animals and a good, long nap!

I'm excited to be back in the community. I look forward to being a part of your day and would love for you to be a part of mine! Follow me on Twitter and find me on Facebook. I always enjoy hearing from you!

Ama Daetz is weekday co-anchor of ABC7 News at 4 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and 11 p.m.

A Bay Area medical marijuana company is hoping to turn the industry on its head, by sending the doctor and the pot right to your doorstep.
A standout teen from Palo Alto has her hands in everything from creating a nonprofit for the visually impaired to science to ice skating making her an ABC7 Star Scholar recipient.
The last time the Golden State Warriors were in the NBA Finals was in 1975, so we took a look at what else was happening back then.
Researchers are working on new cutting-edge technology that is helping optimize our brains.
A growing number of Americans are turning to medical marijuana for a variety of conditions and so are desperate parents for their sick kids after they see other drugs come with difficult side effects.