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Raising Raleigh by Bearta Alchacar

Dec 24, 2019

The Guest:

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...


Dec 16, 2019

The Guest:

Self proclaimed Dominican Road Surfer/Longboard Dance & Freestyle, Freddy Valoy is a man of many talents. We learn about his upbringing, his openness to discuss depression and heartbreak, and his passion for making people laugh through his comedy. Freddy is standup comedian working in the Triangle. You...


Dec 9, 2019

The Guest:

North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall

In 1996, Secretary of State Elaine F. Marshall became the first woman ever elected to a statewide, executive branch office in North Carolina.

Secretary Marshall was a member of the NC State Senate before rising to statewide office. She holds a B.S. in Home...


Dec 2, 2019

The Guest:

Sepi Saidi

Sepi Saidi is a visionary leader who founded SEPI Engineering & Construction in 2001. A Professional Engineer and alumna of North Carolina State University, with degrees in Civil and Agricultural Engineering.
Ms. Saidi has been named by the Triangle Business Journal as a Top 20 CEO of the Year, was...


Nov 26, 2019

The Guest:

Jonathan Melton (Nonpartisan) is an at-large member-elect of the Raleigh City Council in North Carolina. Melton won the general election on October 8, 2019.

Jonathan Melton received a bachelor's degree from NC State University in 2008 and a Juris Doctor from NC Central University School of Law in 2011. His...