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
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Former Olympic boxing champ Paul Gonzales pleads no contest for molesting 2 girls
Paul Gonzales, the 1984 Olympic boxing champion, was sentenced to more than three years in jail for molesting two young girls.
OC oil spill: Congressional committee promises full accountability
A congressional committee began hearings Monday into the oil spill off the Orange County coastline that shut down beaches and businesses and harmed wildlife in the area.
Community leaders say Ridley-Thomas entitled to due process after indictment on corruption charges
Los Angeles civil rights leaders say no one has seen any evidence in the case against Mark Ridley-Thomas. They feel any calls that he resign or be removed from the Los Angeles City Council are premature.
'Grandes Dreamers' children's book celebrates Latina trailblazers in the United States
"Grandes Dreamers" is a children's book celebrating the lives of extraordinary Latinas in the United States. Author Argelia Atilano got inspiration for the book when her daughter had a school project to write about an iconic woman.
Asian-American victim of Koreatown assault terrified after suspect released within hours of arrest
A 70-year-old Asian American man who was violently attacked in Koreatown is afraid his assailant could target him again after the suspect's release.
Family of George Floyd launches new nonprofit aimed at lowering police killings
"My nephew's murder was a sacrifice needed to wake up America," said George Floyd's uncle, who helped kick off the family's 'thank you' tour in Leimert Park.
International fugitive's possible last sighting was at Dodger game
Convicted of a massive bank fraud, fugitive John Ruffo has been on the run for more than two decades - and may have been last spotted at Dodger Stadium.
Thinking of renovating your home? Paint is now in short supply and prices are going up
Experts say it's been the hardest year for logistics and supply chain managers. This means if you have plans to renovate your home, you may have to cough up some extra cash for paint.
How cutting-edge technology at a SoCal emergency operations center helps firefighters
The Palisades Fire, fueled by old and dry vegetation that hadn't burned in more than 50 years, burned through about 1,300 acres back in May. Firefighters on the ground stopped it from spreading, but it was firefighters in a command center that were able to predict its path.