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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Miriam's Stories
Help for the homeless: 10 fully-equipped trailers set up to house homeless families in South LA
A unique partnership to help the homeless has delivered fully-equipped trailers for 10 families in South Los Angeles.
Bikram yoga founder Bikram Choudhury trapped in Mexico after passport seized; fleet of CA cars to be auctioned
Infamous yoga guru Bikram Choudhury's passport has been seized in Mexico and his luxury car collection is heading for the auction block.
Oscar wins for 'Parasite' ignite inspiration among Koreatown residents, Asian filmmakers worldwide
The South Korean film "Parasite" winning the Oscar for best picture was a plot twist that the world didn't see coming.
Oscar nominee 'Hair Love' stems back to film industry training non-profit focused on diversity
The 92nd Academy Awards will feature a slew of actors and filmmakers, including one nominee who got his start thanks to a non-profit program in Los Angeles.
Carson officials demand wider FBI probe after coronavirus social media hoax
The fake post listed some of busiest stores in Carson and prominently displayed logos from major health organizations.
Alaska Flight 261: 20 years after crash off Ventura County coast, loved gather to honor 88 victims
Twenty years after the Alaska Airlines crash which claimed the lives of 88 people, friends and family members gathered in Port Hueneme to remember the lives of their lost loved ones.
LAPD chief wants to fire police detective who shot homeless veteran on Skid Row while off-duty, intoxicated
LAPD Chief Michel Moore tells Eyewitness News he wants to fire the veteran LAPD detective who shot a homeless military veteran while off-duty during a confrontation on Skid Row last year.
Kobe Bryant's former pilot reacts to crash that killed NBA superstar, daughter and 7 others
A pilot who had formerly shuttled Kobe Bryant between Orange County and Staples Center spoke with ABC7 about the weather conditions at the time of Sunday's crash.
Super Bowl 2020: LASD heading to Miami for security preparations ahead of SoCal game in 2022
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is sending nine specially trained personnel to the Super Bowl in Miami next week to prepare for the Super Bowl in Inglewood two years from now.
Missing Alhambra 17-year-old girl found alive day after sending ominous text to mother
A 17-year-old girl who went missing from Alhambra Wednesday after sending an ominous text to her mother has been found, officials said Thursday afternoon.