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.
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ABC7's David Ono presents 'Climate Crisis: Earth on the Edge'
David Ono traveled from Iceland to Greenland to Denmark to bring you a special one-hour event, "Climate Crisis: Earth on the Edge."
The Time Machine: This technology filters carbon out of Earth's atmosphere
"The hope is to reverse climate change." An operation in Iceland uses carbon capture technology to filter out the carbon from the Earth's atmosphere -- effectively acting as a climate change "time machine."
The weight of our decisions: Art takes center stage in Denmark's fight against climate change
As part of Eyewitness News' "Earth on the Edge" series, anchor David Ono went to Denmark to see how society is finding a way to reverse climate change through the power of art.
View from the top: The polar ice caps in Greenland melting faster than you think
As part of Eyewitness News' "Earth on the Edge" series, Anchor David Ono joined NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory team on the final day of a six-year study over the polar ice caps in Greenland.
Every rock has a story: Iceland citizens watching country melt away
As Eyewitness News continues its "Earth on the Edge" series, anchor David Ono takes you to the Jkulsárlón glacier lagoon in south Iceland.
Compton murder suspect who was caught by Tik Tok tips going to trial
Tipsters used Tik Tok to help track down a Compton murder suspect in Mexico. Now, his own mother has testified against him.
Cities in Japan, Southern California showing the world that hydrogen is the future
Two cities, in Japan and Southern California, are working together to show the world how hydrogen can be the energy source of the future.
How the Fukushima nuclear disaster is propelling Japan into a new age of hydrogen energy
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The deeper meaning behind the Tokyo Olympic Stadium
This year's Olympic stadium is more than just an arena - it's a message that architect Kengo Kuma is sending the world.
Journey to Japan: An exclusive look at a country pulling off the Olympics during pandemic
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