101 N. Sixth Street
Allentown, PA
Riley Yates
My Role

Riley Yates covers Northampton County Court for The Morning Call, writing about criminal and civil proceedings.
My Biography

Riley Yates was born in Petersburg, Alaska, and grew up there and in Seattle. He is a graduate of the University of Washington and Boston University. He has previously worked for The Union Leader in Manchester, N.H., reporting on city hall, and The Intelligencer of Doylestown, where he covered several suburban communities. At The Morning Call, he started in its former Quakertown bureau and has been at the Northampton County courthouse since the fall of 2008.
My Interests

American and Russian history, the history of the Supreme Court. A FIDE master of chess.