Amber Hunt Bio | Wiki
Amber Hunt is an award-winning American journalist currently working as an investigative reporter at The Cincinnati Enquirer since officially joining in July 2013.
Prior to The Cincinnati Enquirer, Hunt worked as a crime reporter for eight years at the Detroit Free Press. Furthermore, she is the creator and host of three true crime podcasts, Accused, Aftermath, and Crimes of the Centuries. Other than her journalism career, Hunt is also an author and has published six true crime books.
Amber Hunt Age | Birthday
She was born on August 26, 1978, in the United States of America. Hunt is 44 years old and celebrates her birthday on August 26 every year.
Amber Hunt Height
She is a woman of average stature. Hunt stands at a height of 5 ft 4 in (approx. 1.62 m).
Amber Hunt Family
She was born and raised in the United States of America under the loving care of her supportive parents. Hunt holds an American nationality by birth but belongs to the white ethnicity. She lost her mother to cancer at the age of 12 years old. Hunt has managed to keep details about her family under wraps, hence her parents’ identity remains a mystery to many.
Amber Hunt Husband
Hunt is a loving wife to her handsome husband Elijah Van Benschoten. The two have been married for over a decade. Despite being married for over a decade, it is not available whether the duo shares any children. We shall update you on the information as soon as she reveals the information to the public.
Amber Hunt The Cincinnati Enquirer
Hunt currently works as an investigative reporter for The Cincinnati Enquirer since she officially joined in July 2013. Previously, she worked for the Associated Press as a news editor covering North and South Dakota. Hunt reported crime at the Detroit Free Press for nearly eight years. In 2005, while still working at the Detroit Free Press, she was awarded the Al Nakkula Award for Police Reporting from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Furthermore, she also appeared on NBC’s Dateline program. She made her debut on NBC in an episode named “The Valentine’s Day Mystery” and also appeared in “The Case of the Girl Who Never Came Home” which was previously known as “Disappearance at the Dairy Queen”. Hunt began her journalism career in Iowa, where she was hired as an editor in small magazines.
Amber Hunt Books
Other than her journalism career, Hunt is also among the best-selling crime book authors in the United States of America who has published six books. She released her first crime book Dead But Not Forgotten in August 2010. Her book revolved around the 1990 murder of Barbara George.
She dedicated her book to her late mother who lost her life to cancer in 1990. Hunts’ second book All-American Murder was released in August 2011. That same year she was named as a Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan. Hunt released her third book See How Much You Love Me in June 2014. Her fourth book The Kennedy Wives which she co-wrote with her longtime friend David Batcher was released in December 2014.
The book was Wall Street Journal bestseller and New York Times. In 2018 she released her fifth book which she co-wrote with Amanda Rossmann titled Accused: The Unsolved Murder of Elizabeth Andes. Hunt released her sixth book in 2019 titled Unsolved Murders: True Crime Cases Uncovered.
Amber Hunt Podcast
She began her first true-crime podcast in 2016 and named it Accused, soon the podcast become popular and it reached No. 1 on iTunes’ list of podcasts. A year later she released the second season of Accused which mainly focused on the wrongful conviction of William Virgil who was accused of the murder of Retha Welch. Hunt also hosted Aftermath in 2018, in Aftermath she narrated the gun violence in America. Later on, she returned to Accused season three which aired from 2019 all through to January 2020.
Amber Hunt Salary
It is obvious she is rewarded a large sum amount of income for her services as an investigative reporter at The Cincinnati Enquirer. Hunt’s average salary is $96,850 annually.
Amber Hunt’s Net Worth
It is no shock that she has garnered a decent amount of wealth from her career as an author, reporter, and podcaster. Hunt’s average net worth is $8 million.
How Old Is Amber Hunt
She was born to her supportive and loving parents on August 26, 1978, in the United States of America. Therefore, Hunt is 44 years old.
Is Amber Hunt Married
Yes. She is a loving wife to her handsome husband Elijah Van Benschoten.