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.
The search is on for the person who hacked into the records system at Orange High School in New Jersey, and changed the grades of several students.
Animals believed to be used as bait in dog-fighting were discovered by a utility worker in New Jersey.
For all the hoopla about how the Jersey Shore was stronger than Superstorm Sandy, the hard truth is that parts of the shore have not yet recovered.
Toni Yates reports from Union Beach where residents are fed up with the slow pace of home rebuilding in their community.
Toni Yates has the latest developments.
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