Bobeth Yates - Reporter/Meteorologist


Bobeth Yates is a dynamic journalist with multiple skill sets. She’s a certified meteorologist, a reporter with a nose for uncovering issues effecting the community, and she is not afraid to hold the powerful accountable.

Bobeth joined CBS46 from WWSB in Sarasota, Florida, where she served a dual role of general assignment reporter and co-host for lifestyle show “Suncoast View”. As one of the three hosts on "Suncoast View," Bobeth participated in thought-provoking discussions impacting the community. Prior to WWSB, Bobeth worked as a reporter in Fort Myers, Florida, Savannah, Georgia, Panama City, Florida and Great Falls, Montana.

Bobeth, is originally from Jamaica W.I. but grew up in South Florida. She received her Master’s in Broadcast Journalism from the S. I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University and her Bachelors in Mass Communication from Florida State University. Bobeth, also got her meteorology certification from Mississippi State University.

In her spare time, Bobeth says she likes to travel or sleep.

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