David Ono
David Ono is the co-anchor for ABC7 Eyewitness News at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Since joining ABC7 in 1996, David has witnessed history worldwide, covering Hurricane Katrina, Haiti's earthquake and Japan's tsunami. He traveled across Europe and Asia chronicling brave acts of the Nisei soldier from World War II. He attended the Royal Wedding in London, tracked drug runners through Central America and reported from Paris on a terrorist plot to bring down the Eiffel Tower.

Ono has trained with the FBI and the elite Los Angeles Sheriff's SWAT team. President Obama invited him to the White House for an exclusive interview. And he witnessed white smoke at the Vatican twice - in 2005 for the selection of Pope Benedict the 16th and 2013 for the selection of Pope Francis.

Recently, Ono surfaced in Boston, chronicling the marathon bombing.

He has won seven Edward R. Murrow awards and 23 Emmys.

David grew up in Texas and is a graduate of the University of North Texas.

His career has included stops at KOVR in Sacramento, KDBC in El Paso, KOSA in Midland/Odessa and KXAS in Dallas. He has also hosted ABC7's half-hour show Eye on L.A.

Follow David on social media:
Facebook.com/abc7davidono
Twitter.com/abc7davidono
Instagram.com/abc7davidono


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

David's Stories
FACEism: Japanese-American World War II veteran receives a hero's welcome in French village he helped liberate
In the years following World War II, Japanese-American veteran Lawson Sakai was welcomed as a hero in the French village of Bruyères, which he helped liberate.
FACEism series: Exposing often-ignored history, erasing stereotypes
ABC7 Anchor David Ono presents the FACEism series. The mission: Expose our often-ignored history, erase stereotyping and move toward a better understanding of each other.
Manhattan Beach confronting racist past symbolized by battle over 'Bruce's Beach'
Manhattan Beach now has a task force to explore possibilities in confronting its racist past.
FACEism: Tackling Muslim stereotypes in America and the battle to overcome the damaging effects
In this episode in our FACEism series, we examine the ignorance of Muslim stereotypes in the U.S. and the battle to teach love and respect for all.
FACEism: From Jim Crow to 2020, a history of voter suppression in the US
In this episode in our FACEism series, we examine the ugly history of voter suppression in the U.S.
FACEism: How COVID-19 is resurfacing US history of racism against Asian Americans
Anti-Asian hate crimes are rising during the coronavirus pandemic. It is the latest chapter in the long history of U.S. racism against Asian Americans.
FACEism: Footage shows clash between police, East LA protesters who changed the Chicano movement
David Sanchez, the founder of the Brown Berets, reflects on the fight for Mexican American equality and the East L.A. protests that gave voice to a movement.
FACEism: Supaman merges Native American culture, hip-hop to deliver message of truth
In this episode of FACEism, we spotlight Supaman, a Native American hip-hop artist who brings the heavy truth with his music.
FACEism: Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants sought hope, opportunity
In this sixth episode of FACeism, we look at Ellis Island, the symbol of hope for millions of immigrants.
FACEism: How the Statue of Liberty guides our future by reminding us of the past
In this episode of FACEism, we look at how the Statue of Liberty and the historic poem at her base can guide our future by reminding us of our nation's past.