Miriam Hernandez
Miriam Hernandez is a general assignment reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News.

Miriam was born in Santa Barbara and raised in Santa Paula. When she was 12 years old, she got her first paying job writing a weekly youth column for the Santa Paula Daily Chronicle. In college, she studied anthropology and theater at UCLA, earning her Bachelor of Arts degree. She was awarded her master's degree in communications at the University of Minnesota.

Her television career was launched at the NBC affiliate in San Diego. She has worked in Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and New York reporting for CNN, USA TODAY ON TV, WUSA and Good Morning America. She joined ABC7 in 1998.

Miriam has covered the Mexico City earthquake, political turmoil in Central America, and the Oklahoma City bombing. She was the first reporter allowed by the U.S. Marshal Service to take a TV camera behind the vaulted doors of the Federal Witness Protection Program.

Miriam was named by Hispanic Magazine as one of the top 100 women in communications. She's won several Valley Press awards and Emmy nominations.

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A contractor hired to do work for a tenant in Century City said he was confronted by a woman who questioned why he was there and threw coffee in his face.
"Star Trek" star Nichelle Nichols is the focus of a legal feud over her possible memory loss and the control of her finances.
A former Los Angeles Police Department officer accused of sexually abusing a 15-year-old female police cadet pleaded no contest Wednesday and was sentenced to two years in state prison.
A Blue Ribbon panel put together by L.A.'s city attorney created a list of recommendations on how to keep guns and other weapons off LAUSD campuses.
Detectives with the Glendale Police Department are requesting the public's assistance in locating additional victims of a man who allegedly swindled people out of money during an apartment rental scam.