Ellen Leyva
Ellen Leyva is the co-anchor for ABC7 Eyewitness News at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Since joining ABC7 in 1995, Ellen has served as a health reporter and has anchored several other newscasts, including midday and early morning.

Ellen grew up in Tucson, Arizona in a bilingual household. She spent much of her time in Mexico with her mother's family. She says that being bilingual has helped her tremendously on the job in the large Hispanic communities of Phoenix and Los Angeles. She graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in broadcast journalism.

Ellen began her career as an intern at the CBS network. She was on the air reporting within six months. She moved from Arizona to Sacramento, California to work as a weekend anchor and reporter at KOVR. She moved to Los Angeles to anchor the evening news on KCOP.

Ellen is proud to have been inducted into the Walter Cronkite School of Broadcast Journalism's Hall of Fame in 2006. She has received an Impact Award for Excellence in Television from the National Hispanic Media Coalition.


ABC7 Broadcast Center
Attn: Ellen Leyva
500 Circle Seven Drive
Glendale, CA 91201

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