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
Enforcement of LA COVID vaccine mandate for indoor businesses starts Monday, Nov. 29
If you live in the city of Los Angeles, be prepared to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 as enforcement of the SafePassLA ordinance is set to begin Monday.
LA's iconic Staples Center will be renamed Arena
Staples Center, the downtown Los Angeles home to several local pro sports teams, will be renamed Arena.
Armed man wanted after string of San Fernando Valley burglaries frequents the area, police say
After an extensive search Tuesday morning, police are still looking for a man who was captured on home surveillance video holding a rifle and sneaking into backyards in Shadow Hills.
Woman killed, man critically wounded by deputy who was allegedly attacked at Commerce gas station
One person was killed and another was wounded in a shooting involving a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy in Commerce Friday morning.
Security guard stabs, wounds customer during altercation over mask at Santa Monica supermarket
A Vons security guard stabbed and wounded a man in Santa Monica during an altercation over the customer's refusal to wear a mask inside the store, police said.
Proof of COVID vaccination required for many indoor businesses as strict mandate takes effect in LA
The city's SafePassLA ordinance is one of the strictest mandates of its kind in the nation, and includes all individuals eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine.
Driver who led CHP on chase through LA, Ventura counties in stolen big rig surrenders in Santa Ana
After more than 10 hours that included a dramatic chase through L.A. and Ventura counties plus a standoff that halted traffic in Santa Ana, the driver of a stolen big rig finally surrendered to authorities Thursday morning.
American Airlines travelers at LAX affected after company cancels hundreds of flights nationwide
American Airlines said it was working to get operations back to normal after canceling hundreds of flights over the weekend, including some at LAX.
Native American group disputes MLB commissioner's claims on Braves' use of tomahawk chop
As the World Series shifts to Atlanta, some viewers may be offended to see Braves fans still chopping and chanting in force.
Applications open Friday for LA's basic guaranteed income program, which will give $1K a month
Starting Friday, Los Angeles residents can apply for the city's guaranteed basic income pilot program, which will give $1,000 a month to 3,000 households for a year.