Atlanta anchor Amanda Davis Longtime Atlanta anchor Amanda Davis died Wednesday, Dec. 27. She was hospitalized after a massive stroke Tuesday. The popular, Emmy-winning journalist spent 26 years at WAGA-TV and was an anchor of "Good Day Atlanta."
Davis was planning to fly to Texas for her stepfather's funeral when she suffered a stroke, according to WGCL. On Sunday, she posted a message on her Facebook page about celebrating Christmas after losing a loved one.
“Stay strong, keep praising the Lord,” Davis wrote.
Former colleagues and members of the Atlanta media community expressed condolences on social media, including WAGA anchor Russ Spencer, who worked alongside Davis for over 15 years.