Alabama native Tonya Terry is the outspoken, effervescent fireball who wakes up thousands of viewers each morning as an anchor on one of the country's top-rated news programs. This "Southern Socialite" loves all things family, friends, fashion and TROY University football.
Tonya came home in September 2002 to take her place as part of the team of anchors on WSFA 12's "Today in Alabama". She also anchors the community focused show "Alabama Live". Prior to coming to WSFA 12 News, Tonya spent five years in Huntsville where she worked as a news anchor and reporter at both the ABC and CBS affiliates. Tonya has also worked at television and radio stations in Troy, Dothan and Enterprise.
Tonya created the WonderFULL World of Fashion that features only plus-sized models. She says it is a way to show these ladies they are beautiful just the way God made them. She also hosts "Eve Expo" which is a women's conference that has brought hundreds of women together annually to uplift and encourage each other.
Most importantly, Tonya is an advocate for victims of domestic violence, bullying and any form of discrimination. She also works daily to maintain her passion for life and create a legacy for self discovery, health & wellness and empowering women!