Eden Checkol


Eden Checkol joined WPLG in June 2021. She co-anchors the 10 p.m. weeknight newscast on WSFL and also reports on Local 10 News.
She’s a Minnesota native who is thrilled to leave the snow behind and call South Florida home

Eden previously anchored the weekday morning and midday newscasts in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She also worked as a morning reporter and fill-in anchor in Madison, Wisconsin. Eden got her start in Duluth, Minnesota where she was a one-man band for an NBC/CBS duopoly. That means she wrote, shot, and edited all of her stories.

Eden is of Ethiopian descent and is fluent in the country’s national language—Amharic. She loves to sing, spend time with family, and catch up on TV shows.