Elaina Athans
Elaina Athans joined ABC11 Eyewitness News in February 2013 as a general assignment reporter and is thrilled to be a part of the most talented news team in the Triangle.

Before coming to ABC 11 Eyewitness News, Elaina was the lead reporter at YNN Hudson Valley. She was a charter member of the startup 24-hour local cable news channel located about an hour north of New York City. She provided extensive coverage of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, Hurricanes Sandy and Irene, and was generously invited to travel with World War II veterans on an Honor Flight to our nation's capital. Elaina was also an anchor and reporter at the ABC affiliate WMDT in Salisbury, Md. She additionally had worked WZBN in Trenton, N.J. and News 12 Long Island.

The Hofstra University graduate is originally from New Jersey. She now resides in Raleigh.

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A grieving community came together on Saturday to honor a victim of the scaffolding collapse in Downtown Raleigh.
We first told you about a road that's a pothole landmine for drivers. Now, weeks later, the DOT has found money for some much needed repairs on Alderman Circle.
A group of middle students is back in the Triangle after brushing elbows with the Royals.
A father moved his family to Wake Forest to be closer to his in-laws. Then, days later, he suddenly loses his wife and the mother of his two young sons.
The North Carolina State University fraternity house where a woman claimed she was sexually assaulted is now part of a drug investigation and suspended from campus.