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
As COVID-19 rates decline, could fans return to Dodger Stadium in time for opener?
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday expressed confidence that if COVID-19 trends continue downward, fans will be back in the seats of outdoor stadiums when baseball season begins.
SoCal traffic getting busier as businesses and schools reopen
Southern California traffic has been inching closer back to its normally clogged condition as an easing of the pandemic allows more businesses and schools to reopen.
13 killed, others injured in crash involving big rig and SUV in Imperial County
Thirteen people were killed and about a dozen others were seriously injured after an SUV carrying 25 people collided with a big rig in Imperial County Tuesday morning, according to officials.
Hardest hit communities in LA County are among the lowest vaccinated so far, data shows
Los Angeles communities with higher case rates seem to have lower percentages of people vaccinated against COVID-19, data shows.
Community clinic offers vaccines to residents in hard-hit South Los Angeles
Residents lined up Friday to get their COVID-19 vaccine at a community clinic in South Los Angeles, where they have been hit hard by the virus.
LA County prepared to expand vaccinations to teachers, frontline workers
Los Angeles County is ready to soon expand vaccination appointments to teachers and essential workers.
San Pedro plane crash: Pilot killed, 1 hospitalized after aircraft slams into semi-truck at Port of LA
A small airplane crashed into a semi-truck on a dock in San Pedro, leaving one person dead and another seriously injured, authorities said.
Free COVID-19 testing offered at several Black churches in LA County
Free COVID-19 testing is now being offered at several African American churches across L.A. County as part of an effort to reach out to communities severely affected by the pandemic.
LA County hits threshold to let elementary schools reopen
As COVID-19 cases decline and hospitals improve capacity, Los Angeles County has hit a state milestone for allowing elementary schools to reopen - but that doesn't mean they will anytime soon.
Vaccine crisis: Shortage leads to closed sites, postponed appointments in LA
Los Angeles County health officials are encouraged as the number of coronavirus cases continues to trend downward, but concern remains about the shortage of vaccines.