Amber Philpott is a television journalist and news anchor for WKYT-TV in Lexington, Kentucky.


Amber Philpott anchors WKYT News at 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, and 11:00. Philpott is a native of Cynthiana, Kentucky. She attended Morehead State University, graduating in 2003. After graduation, she was hired as morning anchor for WKYT's sister station WYMT-TV in Hazard, Kentucky. After working for a year and a half at WYMT, Philpott was promoted to her current position at WKYT.[1] In 2009, Philpott was awarded the Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters award for Best TV News Anchor.[2] In 2010, she finished in second place for the Best TV News Anchor award.[3]


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