Marc Cota-Robles
Marc Cota-Robles is a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor for ABC7 Eyewitness News.

A native of Orange County, Marc is a graduate of Chapman University, where he received a bachelor's degree in broadcast television journalism.

While at ABC7, Marc has reported on countless breaking stories, including the Las Vegas mass shooting, the destructive Thomas Fire in Ventura and the mudslide aftermath in Montecito.

Marc joined ABC7 in June 2014 after spending nearly eight years at KION-TV, the CBS affiliate in Salinas, California. While at KION, Marc served in many roles, including evening news anchor, beginning in 2010. The station was honored with three consecutive regional Emmy awards for best newscast (small market) in Northern California.

In 2012, Marc's anchor duties extended to KION's sister stations, KCOY 12 and KKFX FOX 11, based in Santa Maria and Santa Barbara, California.

Marc began his career in 2006 as a morning news anchor at KVII-TV in Amarillo.

Prior to jumping into the broadcast news industry, Marc drove open-wheel race cars, competing in the Pro Mazda National Championship. He continues to be an avid motorsports fan and has attended the Indianapolis 500 annually since 1993.

He lives in Pasadena with his wife, two sons and rescue dog Hayley.

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Marc's Stories
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.
Father and son, both first responders, respond to same emergency call in LA County
Eric Lee Sr. and Eric Lee Jr., both of whom are first responders, found themselves working side-by-side during a recent emergency call.
OC oil spill: Huntington Beach reopens water access after good news from water tests
City and state beaches in Huntington Beach reopened to the public Monday morning, more than a week after a pipeline rupture sent oil and tarballs washing up onto the Orange County shoreline.
Orange County oil spill: 1st federal lawsuit filed in massive leak as cleanup efforts continue
The first federal lawsuit linked to the disaster was filed in an effort to recover damages for those affected by the oil spill off the Orange County coast.
Boy, 11, with rare stage 4 cancer moves to SoCal to receive experimental treatment - his last hope
Kian Faghih is in a fight for his life. The 11-year old, who has a rare stage 4 cancer, moved to SoCal to receive an experimental gene targeted therapy treatment as his last hope. And so far, it's working.
Pato O'Ward has a lot riding on him this weekend at the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach
Mexican race car driver Pato O'Ward has been competing and winning at the highest level and could take home Indy Car championship this weekend in Long Beach, the final race of the year.
Suspect in Downtown LA hit-and-run identified as 30-year-old homeless man
After being unable to walk for nearly two months, the victim of a hit-and-run in Downtown L.A. is now working with the LAPD to track down the suspect,
Procession held for Marine Cpl. Dylan Merola killed in Afghanistan bombing
Marine Lance Cpl. Dylan Merola, who was among the 13 American service members killed in a bombing in Afghanistan last month, was honored with a procession across Southern California on Tuesday.
Where to vote early in LA County for the California recall election, more polling locations now open
More polling locations are now open in Los Angeles County ahead of Tuesday's recall election, with 253 vote centers where people can cast their ballots early.
Los Angeles firefighters deployed to New York recall rescue efforts after 9/11
The 9/11 attacks united the country as Americans and many people tried to pitch in and help those impacted in any way they could, including a trio of Los Angeles firefighters.