Christiane Cordero
Christiane Cordero is a general assignment reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News. She joined the team in August 2021, returning to her Southern California roots after 12 years spent living in the South, Northeast and Midwest.

Before KABC-TV, Christiane spent three years with WCCO-TV in Minneapolis/St Paul. She was the first television reporter to speak on camera with the Minneapolis mayor and MPD chief following George Floyd's murder, and covered 10 days straight of the unrest that followed. When Derek Chauvin's verdict was read, Christiane stood among the crowd of people gathered outside of the Hennepin County courthouse and shared their raw, live perspective. Christiane also covered the first COVID-19 vaccines arriving in the state, Jayme Closs' escape from captivity, and the Minnesota State Fair.

Prior to the Twin Cities, Christiane reported for WVIT-TV in Hartford, Connecticut. She helped launch and lead its consumer investigative unit, NBC Responds, which recovered more than $250,000 for viewers.

Christiane graduated from East Carolina University as a communications major and three-year starting goalkeeper for its women's soccer team. She is passionate about using sports to empower children in underserved communities, and gives back through volunteer work and mentorship. A second-generation American, Christiane represents the true melting pot of the region. She strongly connects with Filipino, Spanish, South Korean and Mexican cultures and speaks conversational Spanish.

In her free time, she enjoys riding her bike and exploring new places with her wife, Alli, and dogs, Moose and Rue.

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Christiane's Stories
Closing arguments begin in Harvey Weinstein trial in Los Angeles
Prosecutors are presenting their closing arguments in the sexual-assault case against Harvey Weinstein in a Los Angeles courtroom.
As defense presents case, Harvey Weinstein confirms he will not testify in LA trial
When asked by Superior Court Judge Lisa Lench, Weinstein confirmed it is his decision to stay off the witness stand.
Support grows for LAPD officer and wife battling stage 4 cancer
As Laura and Michael Tomelloso focus on fighting for their lives, their Los Angeles Police Department family, along with many others, are stepping in to help with the financial battle.
LAFD launches it's first ever diversity, equity and inclusion bureau
The Los Angeles Fire Department has announced its first-ever diversity, equity and inclusion bureau, in an effort to help change a department culture historically notorious for bullying firefighters based on gender and race.
Robert Luna promises change, announces transition team in 1st address as sheriff-elect of LA County
Robert Luna vowed to uphold the promises he made on the campaign trail during his first address as sheriff-elect of Los Angeles County.
Whittier crash that injured law-enforcement recruits believed to be intentional; driver arrested
Authorities arrested a 22-year-old driver who they believe intentionally slammed into a group of law-enforcement recruits out for a training run in Whittier.
Judge set to decide whether Villanueva is in contempt, must testify to oversight commission
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva now faces possible criminal contempt charges for failing to comply with subpoenas from last fall.
Simi Valley family desperate for answers after mother of 2 vanishes, leaving bloody scene at home
A Simi Valley family is desperate for answers after their loved one -- a mother of two children -- disappeared and left behind a bloody scene at her home.
Policía identifica a sospechoso de una persecución peligrosa en los condados de Los Ángeles y Orange
Las autoridades identificaron al sospechoso que llevó a la policía a una persecución peligrosa en el sur de California como Johnny Anchondo, de 32 años.
Chase: Suspect behind violent pursuit through LA, OC identified
The man behind Wednesday night's wild and dangerous chase through the streets of Los Angeles and Orange counties has been identified.