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Bobeth Yates

Reporter for 11Alive, WXIA in Atlanta
Credit: Photo by Courtney Greer

Bobeth Yates is a dynamic journalist and meteorologist who joined 11Alive in October of 2022, but she is no stranger to metro Atlanta.  Bobeth, says she fell in love in the area years ago while working at another Atlanta tv station and knew one day she would be back. Prior to joining 11Alive Bobeth reported and gave weather and traffic updates in cities across the country, with one of her most recent stops in the Miami area.

In addition, Bobeth was a reporter and co-host of lifestyle show "Suncoastview" at ABC7 in Sarasota and she has also worked in Los Angeles, Savannah, Panama City, and Great Falls, Montana.

Bobeth attended undergrad at Florida State University and earned a Master's in Broadcast Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University, as well as her meteorologist certification from Mississippi State.

She is originally from Jamaica but migrated to the South Florida area as a child.  Her hobbies include doing DIY home improvement projects and taking long naps. She is also a member of the illustrious Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.

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