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.

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Elaina's Stories
Expected rain already dampening number of Memorial Day Weekend events
Hot air balloons will stay grounded this Memorial Day Weekend in Louisburg and the Taste of Raleigh food tour is being kicked down the road all because of the wet weather we're expecting in the Triangle.
Raleigh-Durham airport awaits game-changing decision in expansion plan to meet 'intense' demand
Once RDU receives a green light, construction of a new runway could take about five years
20-story high-rise could soon be part of Brier Creek skyline
The Brier Creek section of Raleigh could see a 20-story high-rise building in the next few years.
'Every legal option.' NC Attorney General vows to fight new abortion law
North Carolina's new abortion law takes effect on July 1.
4,000 adults, children admitted to ER for suicidal thoughts in 2022, WakeMed data finds
Local Emergency Rooms are under pressure to help those facing mental health episodes.
'We're back in a big way': Raleigh Tourism celebrates strong start to 2023
Wake County's first-quarter tourism report is filled with data that shows continued growth.
'You had nothing better to do?' Crude messages painted on senior citizens' cars in Raleigh
Several cars belonging to senior citizens in Raleigh were tagged and vandalized with vulgar messages.
'We need more of it': Construction begins on new affordable housing development in Raleigh
"It's overdue. We need more of it in the neighborhood," one Raleigh resident said as work began to build affordable housing in his community.
'Rocked my world.' Breast cancer survivor reacts to new screening recommendations
"I do feel like we're seeing more women in their 20s and 30s."