Elaina Athans - Reporter at ABC11 WTVD
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.

Elaina's Stories
13-year-old girl dies after shooting at apartment complex in Raleigh
"She was a caring and a loving, scared child."
Armadillo Grill in Raleigh's Glenwood South closes days after ABC Commission suspends alcohol permit
Two popular businesses along Glenwood South had their permits to serve alcohol suspended by the ABC Commission after a drug bust last summer.
How NC Courage is leveling playing field for equal pay: 'Should be the standard'
Players have agency over where they want to play and can negotiate how much they want to be compensated.
Another business closing in Downtown Raleigh as DRA works to revitalize: 'Mass exodus'
The Downtown Raleigh Alliance has said one of its goals is connecting and condensing the downtown corridor.
Body cam: Raleigh officer fires off 18 rounds at suspect who ignored commands
Two months after a Raleigh police officer shot a bystander while trying to arrest a man, his body camera video has been released.
NC 'rolling out the red carpet' for Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's visit
The State of North Carolina is preparing to offer visiting Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida a taste of the region, from banjo to barbeque.
Triangle residents weary of rising costs, inflation: 'It's insane'
People hoping for some reprieve in this election year from rising inflation and increased costs for food and gas haven't seen any relief.
Wake County students facing homelessness up 88% since 2014, state data shows
The affordable housing crisis is putting pressure on the Wake County School System as well as area non-profits.
Wolfpack legend Chris Corchiani on Final Four run: 'I'm so proud of them'
Rooting for the Wolfpack is a family affair for former star Chris Corchiani Sr. and he like many, is basking in the moment.
Triangle spring housing market heats up after slow start: 'Rude awakening'
Bidding wars are back as housing market demand increases (and interest rates stabilize).