Reporter (Bingham County/Blackfoot)
Aman Chabra, Local News 8 Reporter
Aman Chabra joined the Local News 8 team as a general assignment reporter in June 2008.
A Northern California native, Aman
first decided to pursue a broadcasting career after screening phone calls for Sacramento's local sports radio station while still in high school.
attended BYU-Idaho and there first honed his
broadcast skills working on the school's Radio and Television Newscasts.
time in Rexburg helped him learn to love Southeast Idaho (despite the harsh winters).
When not in school, Aman
spent the summers as a radio intern for Metro Networks
While there, he worked as a daily news, traffic and weather anchor as well as a general assignments reporter.
spare time, Aman
enjoys spending time with his
wife and young son.
is also an avid sports fan and supports his
hometown sports teams: the Sacramento Kings, San Francisco Giants, & San Francisco 49ers.
enjoys playing sports as well; especially basketball, baseball, football golf & Ultimate Frisbee.
love of sports, it's only fitting that Aman
has become a regular contributor to Sportsline on Local News
Some of his
other favorite pastimes include watching ESPN Classic, eating east coast pizza, Dance Dance Revolution, watching Bollywood movies, hiking, or just relaxing by a lake or on the beach.
is the oldest of two boys and is of East Indian descent on his
He is also fluent in Spanish thanks to two years of missionary service in Santiago, Chile.
appreciates hearing from viewers and hopes you'll contact him with comments, suggestions or story ideas.
E-mail him: firstname.lastname@example.org.