George Pennacchio
George Pennacchio is the entertainment reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News and also hosts the stations Oscars specials. He joined ABC7 in 1996.

During his broadcasting career, George has won three Emmy Awards for his work. He has also been honored with The Press Award by The Publicists Guild of America for his coverage of the entertainment industry. He's only one of four journalists who have received The Critics' Critic Award from The Broadcast Film Critics Association, North America's largest critics group.

While on assignment in South Africa in 2007 to cover the opening of "The Lion King" on stage in its homeland, George did a series of reports involving entertainment, health and social programs that empower the women of South Africa with connections here in Southern California.

George serves on the board of the charity group, The Thalians, which raises money for the maintenance of the Thalians Mental Health Center at Cedar-Sinai Medical Center. He and his wife, Erin, also support various greyhound charities devoted to saving the dogs once their racing days are over.

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

George's Stories
'Dancing with the Stars': Which couple went home on James Bond Night?
The 14 remaining couples on "Dancing with the Stars" performed to the iconic music of the James Bond film franchise.
Sigourney Weaver reunites with Kevin Kline in 'The Good House'
In "The Good House," Sigourney Weaver plays a divorced realtor. The film is done in such a way that Weaver's character often speaks the truth, directly into the camera.
Miranda Lambert gambles on Vegas and wins big with 'Velvet Rodeo' residency
Singer, songwriter and country music superstar Miranda Lambert is now also a Las Vegas entertainer with her first residency. She's calling it "Velvet Rodeo" and has set up shop at the Zappos Theater inside the Planet Hollywood Resort.
Lauren Graham, Josh Duhamel hit the ice with season 2 of 'The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers'
Lauren Graham and Josh Duhamel hit the ice for season two of "The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers" on Disney+.
Performers, fans all shook up over 'Dancing With the Stars' episode dedicated to Elvis Presley
"Dancing with the Stars" celebrated the music and legacy of Elvis Presley during week two of the competition as another couple was eliminated.
Celebrating a century of talent: ABC highlights 'Norman Lear: 100 Years of Music and Laughter'
"I am going to be as surprised and pleased--or offended--as anybody." TV icon Norman Lear is getting the all-star treatment from his A-list friends to celebrate his 100th birthday.
Reba McEntire gets to show off her dark side in season 3 of ABC thriller 'Big Sky: Deadly Trails'
We know country music legend Reba McEntire as someone full of sweetness and light, but that's about to change with season three of the ABC series "Big Sky: Deadly Trails."
Emmy-winning comedy 'Abbott Elementary' is back for new season
Emmy-winning writer Quinta Brunson brings the ABC comedy "Abbott Elementary" back for a second season that features laughs, heart and a big dose of reality.
'Dancing with the Stars': Here's who survived and who was eliminated after premiere night on Disney+
Sixteen couples started out round one on the new season of "Dancing with the Stars" on Disney+. Sadly, one duo was sent home at the end of the show.
Selma Blair says 'Dancing with the Stars' marks new chapter for her: 'This is a gift of a lifetime'
Selma Blair is challenging herself by competing on "Dancing with the Stars." Her pro partner says her multiple sclerosis diagnosis makes things difficult, but she's persevering and inspiring others.