Back in last December, FTVLive FIRST told you that WSYX (Columbus) Anchor Yolanda Harris had signed off from the station and would be crossing the street to WBNS.
This week, WBNS made a big announcement....do your best to try and act surprised....OK?
The station announced that WBNSis pleased to announce that Yolanda Harris has joined Central Ohio’s News Leader as co-anchor of 10TV’s 5, 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts.
“Yolanda is a class act and I am thrilled she is joining WBNS alongside Jerry Revish,” says Kelly Frank, Director of News and Digital Content. “Her professional demeanor as an anchor combined with her warmth and strong local roots will complement the strongest and most talented news team in central Ohio.”
Harris has 23 years of broadcasting experience and was most recently the early and late evening anchor at WSYX/WTTE.
“Yolanda is personable and credible. She has very strong ties in central Ohio,” says John Cardenas, President and General Manager. “She has a very loyal fan base and really connects with our community. Yolanda is a perfect fit for 10TV.”
“It’s an honor to be a journalist in the place where I grew up in my hometown,” says Harris. “I care about this community because it’s my community.”
Harris makes her on-air debut on Today.