Amelia Rose Earhart is a namesake and distant relative of the original Amelia Earhart. She is a private pilot, flying the Cirrus SR-20 at Independence Aviation at Centennial Airport in Denver, Colorado. She is a reporter at KUSA, the local NBC affiliate where she reports on traffic and breaking news. Amelia has worked as an aerial reporter and HD Cineflex camera operator in both Denver and Los Angeles where she covered everything from police chases to wildfires. Amelia is now a student of Meteorology at Mississippi State University and will be certified by the National Weather Association within the next two years.
Amelia’s life long goal is to retrace and complete Amelia Earhart’s 1937 round the world flight. She is currently working on her instrument rating at KAPA. She plans on embarking on her trip by the year 2016.