Bofta Yimam

Journalist, TV Anchor, Speaker

Bofta is an Emmy Award-Winning Journalist, TV Anchor, Speaker, Media Personality, Public Speaking and Master Storytelling Coach. Bofta was recently recognized on the 100 Tropics Changemakers list and a 2019 recipient of the CEO Today Magazine Global Award. The New Pittsburgh Courier also named Bofta as a ‘Women of Excellence’ honoree.

Bofta has been honored for her work nearly every year in her journalism career, including a Regional Emmy award and the prestigious Edward R. Murrow award. For more than a decade, she’s reported and anchored live on the morning and evening news for TV affiliates around the country, including CBS and ABC. She’s received Emmy nominations for more than half a dozen stories and also, recognized by the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters for Excellence in Broadcasting. Bofta is the first Ethiopian-American newscaster to receive an Emmy for her work.