5/7/18: Vicki Yates, Anchor, NewsChannel 5

When Vicki Yates brings you the news every night at 4p.m. and 6p.m., you are benefiting from more than three decades of experience and award winning reporting.    Her career began in Detroit, Michigan while attending college. As a freelance reporter, she worked for Michigan’s number one minority newspaper, The Michigan Chronicle.  While a junior at Michigan State University, she was hired to work at WJIM-TV as a news reporter. She drew some tough assignments, including the crime beat and various issues at MSU.

She has won 5 Emmys for among other reports, a mini documentary “Bundles of Joy” on multiple births..a special news feature about the life of Olympian Wilma Rudolph, and for her news franchise, “School Patrol.”