Bobeth Yates joined ABC 7 as a general assignment reporter in 2012. Before moving to the Suncoast, she reported at stations in Fort Myers; Savannah, Georgia; Panama City, Florida and Great Falls, Montana. Yates has covered everything from presidential elections to bake sales and believes in giving a voice to those who would otherwise not have one. Yates has a Master’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Florida State University. She is recently married and enjoys travelling.