Miguel Amaya
Miguel Amaya is a community journalist for ABC7NY, covering stories in New Jersey.

Miguel came to Channel 7 from CNN in Washington, D.C., where he was a desk assistant and produced The Daily DC podcast. Prior to that, Miguel was a Video Journalist Fellow at BBC, where he traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border and reported on immigration stories.

Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Miguel graduated from the University of Miami with a bachelor's degree in Political Science and a master's degree in International Administration. Miguel later graduated from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.

Miguel's Stories
The Peter Mott House: New Jersey's Underground Railroad safe haven
The Peter Mott House is the oldest known house to serve as a station on the Underground Railroad in New Jersey.
Factory has been manufacturing campaign hats since 1992
"Made in USA": New Jersey factory manufacturing campaign hats since 1992
Krav Maga: The fight against Anti-Semitism through self-defense martial arts in New Jersey
Anti-Semitic attacks throughout the country have led many in the Jewish community to find ways of protecting themselves using self-defense methods like the ones taught at Englewood Krav Maga.
Ready, Set, PrEP: The battle to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in New Jersey
The federal program: Ready, Set, PrEP, makes pre-exposure prophylaxis, a medication that is taken daily to prevent HIV, available at no cost to those who qualify.
Meet Jersey City's first African American female council president
Joyce Watterman is making history in Jersey City after becoming the first African American woman appointed to lead the council.
The Peter Mott House: New Jersey's Underground Railroad safe haven
The Peter Mott House is the oldest known house to serve as a station on the Underground Railroad in New Jersey.
Meet Jersey City's first African American female council president
Joyce Watterman is making history in Jersey City after becoming the first African American woman appointed to lead the council.
Tommy's vs. Jerry's: A huge hot dog rivalry in NJ
Tommy's vs. Jerry's: The huge hot dog rivalry in Elizabeth, New Jersey
Trump supporters speak out about 2020 policy concerns at New Jersey rally
Supporters of President Donald Trump braved cold temperatures and long lines to meet him in Wildwood, New Jersey. When asked about the issues driving them to the polls this November, these are their concerns.
Fight like a Knight and dine like a royal at restaurant in NJ
New Jersey's Medieval Times brings 11th century Spain to life through royal feast and tournament