Amanda Wernik is a general assignment reporter for KCBX Central Coast Public Radio, the NPR-affiliate in San Luis Obispo, California. She covers issues impacting California‚Äôs Central Coast, including advancements in clean energy, water conservation, housing, and local politics. Recognized for her journalistic excellence, Wernik has received the 2020 ACP/CMA National College Media Convention Best of Show Award for Multimedia News and the 2021 ACP Broadcast News Story Award.