Yolanda Perdomo is a general assignment reporter at WBEZ. She joined the staff in April 2013. Her radio work has aired on national programs including All Things Considered, Latino USA, Marketplace, Marketplace Money, Morning Edition, Only A Game, The Tavis Smiley Show, The World, and Weekend America.
Prior to joining WBEZ, Yolanda was a news anchor and reporter at WDCB in Glen Ellyn. She also worked as a reporter and producer at NPR affiliates WCPN (Cleveland, Ohio) and WXXI (Rochester, NY.) She also hosted and produced a weekly Spanish language public affairs television program for WXXI-TV, the PBS affiliate and co-hosted a news and public affairs program at WCNY, the PBS affiliate in Syracuse New York. Her newspaper work includes reporting for the Chicago Journal, Chicago Tribune and New York Times Regional Newspapers. Other periodicals include Hispanic, Hispanic Business, Latina Style, Lake and Cafe magazines. Yolanda has won numerous awards for exceptional reporting and producing. They include several from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Associated Press, the Press Club of Cleveland, RTNDA-Edward R. Murrow, Press Club of Syracuse and Women in Communication.
Originally from Miami, she has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida.