Daybreak Interview: 41NBC Thanksgiving Blood Drives

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MACON, Georgia (WMGT/41NBC) – The holiday season is all about giving back. That’s why 41NBC and the American Red Cross are teaming up once again for our annual Thanksgiving blood drives.

Brian Fern, from the American Red Cross, visited Daybreak to tell us why its some important to donate blood this time of year.

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41NBC Thanksgiving Blood Drives:

11/22/2019: 2 – 6 p.m., Dublin Mall, 205 Veterans Blvd, Dublin.

11/22/2019: noon – 4 p.m., Lowe’s, 1109 Highway 96, Kathleen – Bloodmobile.

11/25/2019: 2 – 6 p.m., Central Georgia Technical College, 54 22 W., Milledgeville – Room 202 Health Science Building.

11/25/2019: 1 – 5 p.m., Rigby’s Entertainment Complex, 2001 Karl Drive, Warner Robins – Bloodmobile.

11/26/2019: 2 – 6 p.m., Dublin Mall – 205 Veterans Blvd, Dublin.

11/26/2019: 2 – 6 p.m., Bass Pro Shops, 5000 Bass Pro Blvd, Macon.

11/29/2019: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., The Fresh Market, 4357 Forsyth Road, Macon – Bloodmobile.

11/29/2019: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Houston County Galleria Mall, 2950 Watson Blvd, Centerville – Food court.

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Amanda is a producer and anchor for 41NBC News at Daybreak and 41Today. She comes to Macon from Watertown, NY where she was a reporter, fill in producer and anchor for three years at WWNY. She covered everything from hundred year old birthdays to the shooting death of a New York State Trooper. She also earned a Syracuse Press Club Award for her feature story "A Cheer for Keslie," about a young woman with down syndrome who joins her high school cheer team and is accepted and loved by her squad. Amanda is originally from Brookfield, Connecticut, a small town in the western part of the state. She attended Western Connecticut State University and graduated in May 2014 with a B.A in Media Arts Production. From there she went on to get her master's degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School for Public Communications at Syracuse University. When she's not working, she enjoys watching movies, traveling and spending quality time with her fiancé, family and friends.