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
South LA child shot: Investigators looking at whether gun was properly stored
Detectives are investigating the shooting of a 5-year-old girl at a South LA home to determine if there was any neglect involved in failing to secure the gun.
Los Angeles crime rate dropped to lowest number in decades last year, Mayor Garcetti and LAPD Chief Moore say
"This was a very very good year," according to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti as he announces that 2019 saw the lowest number of crimes in Los Angeles in decades.
LAUSD wants to help connect homeless students, their families to services
The Los Angeles Unified School District is hoping to connect over 17,000 students and their families to services.
Emotional farewell for Earl Paysinger who served as assistant chief for LAPD for 41 years
An emotional farewell was held Tuesday for a man who was a giant in the Los Angeles Police Department.
Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg opens campaign office in LA during visit
Michael Bloomberg is late into the presidential race, but the Democratic candidate and former New York City mayor is moving quickly in key states, including California.
Dry winter in SoCal could bring early wildfire conditions, experts say
After a wet December, experts believe we could see drier conditions over the next few months, which could bring fire conditions by April.
Vinyl albums are hot sellers again, expected to outpace CDs this year
Vinyl albums are continuing a resurgence in popularity and this year are expected to outsell CDs for the first time in decades.
Gusty Santa Ana winds wreak havoc across SoCal
Southern California's stormy December ended dry and blustery as Santa Ana winds swept through the region, causing power outages and downed trees.
New California law to provide subsidized healthcare for undocumented immigrants
A new California law is offering government subsidized health benefits for undocumented immigrants under age 26.
Echo Park hit-and-run crash leaves pedestrian dead; driver at large
A pedestrian was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver at an intersection in Echo Park, authorities said.