WTAE Adds Investigative Reporter

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By Kevin Eck Comment

WTAE has announced the hiring of Bofta Yimam as an investigative reporter.

“Bofta is dedicated to uncovering the untold stories that can have a deep impact on people‚Äôs lives,” said Justin Antoniotti, news director for the Pittsburgh ABC affiliate. “She embodies the high standards of WTAE Channel 4 Action News and our commitment to our viewers.”

Yimam comes to WTAE from Memphis FOX owned station WHBQ where she was a general assignment reporter.

She told viewers on her Memphis facebook page, “I’ve accepted a position as an Investigative Reporter at WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh. I’m excited to join the award-winning Investigative unit! I’ve had an amazing time in Memphis and leaving the bluff city is bittersweet! Thanks to everyone for the wonderful memories! My last day at FOX13 is June 14.”