Loretta Boniti is the senior political reporter for Spectrum News. In conjunction with her work for the nightly news, she is also the lead contributor for the station's nightly half hour political program “Capital Tonight”. She also hosts "In Focus" each Sunday.
Loretta is a self-proclaimed political junkie. Her love for politics grew during her first on-air job at WDNN in Dalton, Georgia. There she served not only as a reporter and anchor, but also as the News Director.
From there, Loretta moved to Richmond, Virginia. For four years she covered political news day in and day out for WVIR as their State Capitol Bureau Chief. She also served on the Virginia Capitol Correspondents Association’s board, stepping down as President to move to Raleigh.
Loretta has won numerous national awards for her work. They include two, first place honors from the National Association of Capitol Reporters and Editors, and numerous first place and other honors from RTDNAC and the National Community Broadcasters Association.
Loretta is a New York native, and Syracuse University graduate. When not digging into legislative issues, Loretta enjoys spending time with her family and friends that are scattered across the country.