Latoyia Edwards

Latoyia Edwards is an Emmy Award-winning anchor on NBC10 Boston and NECN. She was recently named one of Boston Magazine’s Most Influential Bostonians. She is a multi-talented journalist moderating political debates, field-anchoring live news events, securing exclusive one-on-one interviews and emceeing countless charity events each year.

She joined the NBC10 Boston and NECN family as a morning reporter, arriving from WWLP-22 in Springfield, Massachusetts, where she had been a weekday anchor. During her tenure, she has enjoyed success serving as a health reporter, weekend anchor, evening news anchor, before landing In her favorite role as morning news anchor alongside Raul Martinez and Matt Noyes.

Latoyia celebrates her hometown roots as a native of Boston's Dorchester neighborhood. She is a graduate of Boston Public Schools, including the exam school Boston Latin Academy. She graduated magna cum laude from Emerson College with a degree in broadcast journalism. She began her career as a news writer for WBZ 1030 AM radio and later reported for the Fox affiliate WICZ-TV 40 in Binghamton, New York.

She first anchored television for MediaOne cable news network, while also reporting as the morning drive news anchor for WILD 1090 AM. Additionally, she has instructed courses for the Connecticut School of Broadcasting. She also represented Massachusetts in the Miss USA pageant.

Latoyia and her husband are so grateful to raise their family in Massachusetts. One of her greatest joys is volunteering with youth groups and other charities She greatly enjoys volunteering with youth groups like Girls Inc of Lynn, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston, Worcester and Greater Lowell, Save the Children, EV KIDS and the Boston Arts Academy. One of her proudest moments was earning an honorary doctorate from Endicott University for her contributions to the field of journalism.

The Latest

  • Health Feb 16

    A doctor's journey for representation in medicine

    Studies have shown that race and socioeconomic status can affect a person’s health. Some of that information comes from the SWAN Study: a nationwide deep dive into women’s health—now in its 30th year. As part of Black Heritage Month, NBC10 Boston’s Latoyia Edwards caught up with the lead “SWAN” investigator in Boston. And as she reports, when it comes...

  • slavery Feb 9

    In telling the story of Northern slavery, Mass. woman hopes to help others reckon with the impacts

    When it comes to studying Massachusetts history, most of the focus is on the freedom trail and the revolutionary war.  But slavery played a pivotal role in building the country and the commonwealth. As part of Black Heritage Month, NBC 10 Boston’s Latoyia Edwards visited a former plantation turned museum, where this painful part of the past is being...

  • Massachusetts Nov 24, 2023

    Here are some places children can volunteer in Boston

    This holiday season is a chance for kids to learn the importance of giving back to their communities, and the benefits can last a lifetime. Children can learn lasting lessons of generosity and compassion when they get the opportunity to volunteer, and the folks at the Dimock Center in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood are starting them off at an early...

  • Roxbury Aug 2, 2023

    Young musicians give classical music a modern take at Roxbury academy

    They’ve only been playing together for three weeks, but the talented Four Strings Academy students are performing at Boston’s famed Hatch Shell stage as a preshow alongside the acclaimed Boston Landmarks Orchestra. “When you pass by the school and you hear classical music and classical musical by Black composers and kids actually finding out that there is a space...

  • Odin Lloyd Jun 16, 2023

    Exclusive: Odin Lloyd's mother speaks 10 years after he was killed by Aaron Hernandez

    Editor’s note: This weekend marks 10 years since Odin Lloyd was gunned down by New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez. In an exclusive sit-down interview, NBC10 Boston’s Latoyia Edwards spoke with Lloyd’s mother about his last words to her and life after her son’s death. With her son’s semi-pro football jersey as a backdrop, Ursula Ward tells his story...

  • summer camp Jun 1, 2023

    Choosing the Right Summer Camp for Your Child With Mental Health Challenges

    As Mental Health Awareness Month comes to a close — as does the school year — NBC10 Boston is taking a look at choosing the right summer camp for your child if they are dealing with things like anxiety or emotional challenges. There are more than 14,000 summer camps in the country, but not all of them are equipped to…

  • Boston Celtics May 13, 2023

    Get to Know Jayson Tatum Through the Eyes of His Mother, Brandy Cole

    The masterful comeback Jayson Tatum orchestrated against the 76ers in the fourth quarter Thursday kept the Celtics’ season alive for Game 7 on Mother’s Day. His own mother couldn’t be prouder. Brandy Cole chatted with NBC10 Boston Friday, sharing a glimpse into the NBA star’s success. “I was a volleyball star, I was class president, I was top 5%...

  • mental health May 5, 2023

    Breaking the Stigma on Getting Kids Help With Mental Health

    This weekend kicks off Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week — which looks to remove the stigma around kids who may be dealing anxious feelings, worries, unexpected behavior or trauma. “Coming out of the pandemic, the rates of anxiety and depression are higher than ever,” President and CEO of Baker Center for Children and Families Dr. Bob Franks said. “Some reports…

  • Boston Apr 10, 2023

    1-on-1 With Michael King, Son of Boston Civil Rights Pioneer Mel King

    As people attend the wake for Boston civil rights pioneer Mel King on Monday, they are reflecting on his many contributions. King, the first Black person to reach a general election in a Boston mayor’s race, died last month at the age of 94. NBC10 Boston’s Latoyia Edwards recently sat down with King’s son Michael, who shared some of...

  • racism Feb 23, 2023

    The Heat Is On: Environmental Racism

    As the world copes with climate change, have you noticed that all across the country, many communities of color have been hit the hardest with excess heat, pollution and flooding?  As you will learn in this program, it’s not a coincidence.  In Part One of “The Heat is On,” Latoyia Edwards and Meteorologist Tevin Wooten help us define the...

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