About ABC7 Los Angeles

ABC7.com is the website for ABC7 / KABC-TV, the most-watched television station in Southern California. ABC7 is the West Coast flagship of the ABC Owned Television Stations group, which is owned by the Walt Disney Company.

The leader in HD programming, Eyewitness News is the first television station in Southern California to broadcast news in high-definition. ABC7.com is the #1 local TV news website in the county, and ABC7 was the first local television station in the United States to surpass 3 million Facebook followers.

The station's offices and studio are located in Glendale, California.

ABC7 Broadcast Center
500 Circle Seven Drive
Glendale, CA 91201

For any person with disabilities who needs help accessing the content of the public file, call 818-863-7223.

President / General Manager
Cheryl Fair

Vice President - News
Pam Chen

Vice President - Marketing
Adrianne Anderson

Vice President - Finance
Howard Daniels

Vice President - Community Engagement
Teresa Samaniego

Executive Director - Technology
Brandon Carleton

Director - Digital
Hanna Maxfield

Digital staff
Manager - Digital content
Janet Kinnaman

Manager - Digital content strategy
Molly Fish

Monica Grimaldo
Stephanie Lopez
John Moreno
Elizabeth Munoz
Mark Salay
Harrison Sheppard


Station History at a Glance
  • Sept. 16, 1949: ABC7 begins on-air operations as KECA-TV

  • Feb. 1, 1954: KABC-TV replaces the KECA call letters

  • 1962: The "Circle 7" logo is introduced

  • Dec 2000: ABC7 leaves the ABC Television Center (The Prospect Studios) in Los Feliz and moves into its current state-of-the-art facility, designed by Cesar Pelli

  • Feb. 4, 2006: Station debuts broadcasts in HD

  • June 12, 2009: ABC7 drops analog signal, switches to DTV

  • January 2014: ABC7 starts producing a daily 7pm newscast on KDOC-TV.

  • May 8, 2014: ABC7 becomes the first local TV station in the United States to surpass 1 million Facebook

  • Feb 2017: ABC7's helicopter AIR7HD debuts XTREME Vision and SkyMap7.

Order Videos and Transcripts
ABC7 cannot provide broadcast clips or transcripts. However, third-party companies do sell that material. One of those is LA CLIPS at 323-962-2029. For ABC News content, call 800-225-5222. If you do not know the title and date of the program, you must first call 212-456-7477. Videos are not available for World News segments.

Closed Captioning Issues
For questions or complaints about Closed Captioning, please contact Technology Operations Manager Todd Olson. You can write to us at the station address listed above, email CaptionHelp@abc7.com, or call 818-863-7008. You can also fax (818) 863-7514.

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ABC7 Broadcast Center
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C/O Teresa Samaniego
500 Circle Seven Drive
Glendale, CA, 91201

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