Anchor Sonni Abatta is Leaving Pittsburgh’s KDKA

By Andrew Gauthier 

The news that KDKA‘s morning anchor is leaving the station is especially surprising considering her strong ties to the city. Sonni Abatta was born and raised in Pittsburgh and started at KDKA as an intern, gradually working her way up the ranks.

There have been no confirmed reports about Abatta’s next position, although there is speculation that she is on her way to Orlando.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has this reflection of Adatta’s time at KDKA…
In December 2003, then-KDKA news director Al Blinke said that in her first six months Abatta had “probably worked harder, covered more important stories–even though you may not have seen her on air–than anybody starting out in a small market.” More…