Josh Haskell
Josh Haskell is a general assignment reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News. He joined the ABC7 team in July 2017. This a homecoming for Josh, who was born and raised in Los Angeles but has lived in the Midwest and on the East Coast since 2003.

Josh came to ABC7 from ABC News in New York, where he worked as a reporter and field producer for six years. Most recently, Josh spent 18 months on the 2016 campaign trail, first based in Iowa for the caucus and then part of the ABC News team following Hillary Clinton's campaign. While at ABC, Josh also covered the 2012 presidential election and breaking news stories including the Boston Marathon terror attack and the Newtown school shooting. Josh was part of the team who earned a Peabody Award for the network's coverage of Superstorm Sandy.

Before joining ABC News, Josh served as a general assignment reporter for KSNW-TV, the NBC affiliate in Wichita, Kansas. Josh is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Josh is thrilled to be back home in Los Angeles, a city he has so much passion for whether he is exploring and eating his way through every neighborhood or cheering on his beloved Dodgers/Lakers.

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Josh's Stories
COVID cases among students, faculty force closure of high school for the first time in LA County
View Park Preparatory High School has been shut down after 15 students and one faculty member tested positive for COVID-19, the first such closure in Los Angeles County since schools opened this fall.
As NBA season opens, Staples Center enforcing strict COVID-19 protocols
As the Lakers open their season Tuesday at Staples Center, fans will face some strict COVID-19 protocols.
Parents, teachers protest against student vaccine mandate across Southern California
Parents, teachers and some children took part in a series of protests across Southern California Monday as part of a statewide pushback against California's vaccine mandate for students.
Will supply chain delays impact holiday shopping? Port of LA director says start buying now
Prices are jumping in large part because container ships are stranded at ports and because unloaded goods are waiting for trucks, leading to mass shortages and delays.
Proposed LA redistricting map disenfranchises voters, two city councilmembers say
The latest proposal to change Los Angeles' district maps has two councilmembers furious and at risk of losing the neighborhoods they currently serve.
'My angel': Woman grateful for kidney donation from Long Beach mother killed by school officer
The family of Mona Rodriguez, the Long Beach mother killed by a school officer, got to speak for the first time with a woman who received Mona's kidney in a transplant.
Burbank bar owner worried LA County's vaccine mandate is already hurting business
If you're planning on visiting a bar in Los Angeles County this weekend - outside the city of L.A. - make sure you have your vaccine card on you or a picture because bars, breweries, wineries and nightclubs are enforcing.
LGBTQ+ advocates calling for Dave Chappelle's new Netflix special to be removed
Controversy is growing over comedian Dave Chappelle and his recent jokes about the LGBTQ+ community that some say went too far. Now there are calls for the comedian's recent special to be pulled down.
Gov. Gavin Newsom on homelessness: 'I don't deserve patience because people don't have it'
Gov. Gavin Newsom sat down with Eyewitness News to talk about what the state is doing for college students and the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Clearing of MacArthur Park homeless won't repeat Echo Park chaos, councilmember says
Homeless people will be cleared out of a section of MacArthur Park, one of the oldest L.A. parks. City leaders say it's necessary to clean up the park, but homeless advocates are concerned over the plan.