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CBS 58’s Amanda Porterfield Named to the 2023 Class of ‘40 Under 40’ Winners


By - Jan 20th, 2023 11:36 am
Amanda Porterfield. Photo courtesy of CBS 58.

Amanda Porterfield. Photo courtesy of CBS 58.

Milwaukee   JANUARY 20, 2023  CBS 58 news anchor Amanda Porterfield has been named a 2023 ‘40 Under 40’ recipient by the Milwaukee Business Journal.

The list recognizes outstanding Milwaukee-area professionals under the age of 40 who have become leaders in their communities. In all, the Milwaukee Business Journal received more than 300 nominations for this year’s program.

Porterfield was nominated by community members, friends, and colleagues at CBS 58. She received the award for her contributions as a journalist throughout her seven years at CBS 58 as well as her work in the community.

“It’s really an honor to be one of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s ‘40 Under 40’ honorees,” said Porterfield.  “I am so grateful to be part of such a prestigious class of Milwaukeeans past and present. It really means a lot to have the support of my friends, manager, and colleagues for such a recognition! I’m proud to be back in the city where I grew up as a kid on 16th and Capitol Drive working to make a difference for others.”

A founding member of Milwaukee Crime Stoppers, Porterfield is also a SHARP Literacy board member and member of Jack and Jill Inc. She is an Emmy-nominated and award-winning journalist with deep roots in Milwaukee.

In addition to Porterfield, other 2023 ‘40 Under 40’ winners include Milwaukee mayor Cavalier Johnson. This year’s nominees will be honored at an event at the Miller High Life Theatre on March 20th.

CBS 58 is seen on Channel 58, Spectrum/Time Warner Channel 1005, Spectrum/Charter 605, DirecTV 58, Dish Network 58, U-Verse 1005.

About Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company owns and operates national television networks, as well as local broadcast stations throughout the country. Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with MeTV, Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated and distributed multicast network, as well as the Movies! Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, the DECADES Network, the H&I – Heroes & Icons Network, the Start TV Network in association with the CBS Television Stations, and Story Television. Weigel produces the original network TV programs Toon In With Me, Svengoolie, Collector’s Call and Through the Decades. Weigel’s local stations include CBS, ABC, The CW, MyNet and Telemundo network affiliates. Weigel and its affiliate companies broadcast network and independent television stations serving New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Houston, Washington, D.C., Phoenix, Seattle, Denver, Portland, St. Louis, Nashville, Salt Lake City, Hartford, Milwaukee, Des Moines, South Bend, Evansville and Rockford. Weigel is the creator of the nationally syndicated music format MeTV FM. For more information on Weigel, visit:

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