Amrit Singh is an award-winning news anchor, television host, and lawyer. He is a founding anchor of Spectrum News 1 SoCal, where he hosts Inside the Issues with Amrit Singh, the network’s flagship political interview show, airing live Monday through Friday from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Amrit also anchors the network’s 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. nightly newscasts on Your Evening on Spectrum News 1, and anchors election nights, breaking news, and other special programming. He is also the host of the Spectrum News Challenge, a nationwide current-events quiz show which airs weekly on all Spectrum News TV networks.
Before joining Spectrum News, Amrit practiced corporate securities litigation as an attorney in New York City, after serving as an editor of his law school’s International Law Journal. In 2013, Amrit moved to television as a founding host and anchor of Sean “Diddy” Combs’s REVOLT TV, where he spent five years hosting studio and field programming, including a political debate show called Voices Of The Future, live coverage from the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, a daily variety show in front of a live studio audience, countless award show and film premiere red carpets, and intimate one-hour sit-downs with the likes of Rick Rubin. In 2012, Amrit directed and hosted a short documentary about identity, music, and Indian food called Dosa Hunt (profiled by NPR, the BBC, and New York Magazine which called it “sharply funny”).
Amrit has received multiple Emmy Award nominations and won several LA Press Club and Golden Mike awards for his newscasts, interviews, specials, and prime-time interview series like Music Diaries. He graduated magna cum laude from Boston University with concentrations in Political Science and Philosophy, and earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Amrit is endlessly devoted to his wife, his daughter Love, his chihuahua Biggie, and the power of interviews and television as a means to empathy and healing. He has meditated daily for over 20 years and has been a guitarist and songwriter since childhood. He has given many indie artists of the ’00s and ’10s their first press while Executive Editor of the website Stereogum (where he first wrote about Vampire Weekend after they mailed him a demo CD and a handwritten letter). Amrit also loves good movies, good writing, and Premier League football (aka “soccer”), and he wakes up telling himself that every day is the best day of his life, spending the rest of the day finding proof, through presence, jokes, and gratitude.