Carlos Granda
Carlos Granda is a general assignment reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News. He also investigates viewer concerns in his special reports called "What's Bugging You."
Carlos holds a bachelor's degree in mass communications and broadcast journalism from the University of South Florida.

Carlos began his career at WINK in Fort Myers, Florida. He started out as an associate producer writing scripts but eventually became a full-time reporter. In 1985, Carlos was hired by WLTV in Miami, where he worked as a reporter and fill-in anchor. While at the station he traveled extensively, covering Queen Elizabeth's visit to the Bahamas, the Statue of Liberty Centennial in New York, and the crash of a Delta plane in Dallas. In 1987, Carlos moved to WPLG in Miami. There he covered Central American issues. He went to Panama during the overthrow of General Manuel Noriega and visited Cuba for a series on the Guantanamo Naval base.

Carlos moved to New York in 1990 to work for WABC. There he was a fill-in anchor for Eyewitness News this Morning. He was the first reporter on scene and on the air during the World Trade Center bombing. He also covered Hurricane Andrew as it hit Miami and New Orleans. In 1993, Carlos was hired by WNBC in New York to be its New Jersey correspondent. Carlos then returned to Miami in 1995, where he became an anchor at WFOR, the CBS affiliate. He joined ABC7 in 1998.

Carlos has been nominated for five Emmy awards and won an Emmy for his series on the homeless called, "My Home is the Street."

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Contact:
ABC7 Broadcast Center
Attn: Carlos Granda
500 Circle Seven Drive
Glendale, CA 91201
818-863-7777

Carlos's Stories
LASD 'Executioners': Compton mayor says deputies have 'terrorized the community for decades'
Compton's mayor and city activists shared stories of mistreatment by sheriff's deputies as they called for an investigation into a rogue deputy gang nicknamed the "Executioners."
LAUSD reopening: Tentative deal with teachers union allows August restart
LAUSD and the teachers union have reached a tentative deal on distance learning to allow classes to resume later this month.
COVID-19: Months into pandemic, many still struggle to get unemployment benefits from EDD
As we enter August, the rent or mortgage is due Saturday, and for thousands of Californians it's still a battle for their unemployment benefits.
COVID-19: California lawmakers, locals frustrated with EDD as jobless claims reach 7 million statewide
An estimated 249,000 people statewide filed unemployment claims last week, bringing the total over the last 19 weeks to 36% of the workforce.
Nearly 60% of Californians have lost income due to COVID-19, Census survey data shows
As Congress remains far apart over the next stimulus package, data shows about 59% of Californians lost income as a result of COVID-19.
Extra $600 weekly unemployment benefits set to expire creates even more uncertainty for Southern Californians
Many Southern Californians are likely wondering how they will make ends meet now that the extra $600 a week in jobless benefits is set to expire.
LA recycling center offers solution to unemployed struggling to make ends meet
Business at Active Recycling in L.A. has gone up as some turn to recycling to make ends meet amid record unemployment.
California sees record-breaking number of new cases, Gov. Newsom announces
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a record-breaking number of new coronavirus cases in a Wednesday press conference.
SoCal family struck by coronavirus shares story to help Pacific-Islander community
Three members of the Ili family got sick with COVID-19 and are sharing their story to help overcome the stigma in the Pacific-Islander community.
Gov. Gavin Newsom announces which California school districts can reopen in the fall
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced new guidelines Friday to determine which school districts are allowed to reopen classrooms in the fall.