Toni Yates
Toni Yates was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, where she graduated from Bishop Kenny High School. She is a proud Seminole, having graduated from Florida State University with a major in Communications.

Toni started her career in Savannah, Georgia, first as a reporter at WTOC, then with WSAV as weekend co-anchor. She has twice returned to her hometown where she was a reporter for WTLV, and during a second stint reporter weekend co-anchor for WJXT.

She also held two jobs in Norfolk Virginia, delivering morning news while working a second job as Communications Director for the March Of Dimes.

Toni moved farther up the east coast, landing a General Assignment reporter job at WGAL in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She came to WABC after spending several years at WB 17 in Philadelphia, where she was promoted from weekend anchor-medical reporter to weekday anchor.

Toni has three children, Austyn, Alexis, and Gabriel. She lives in New Jersey, and is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. Through most of her career, Toni has been involved with the Girl Scouts.

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