Rachel Brown
Rachel Brown is the weekend morning co-anchor and a general assignment reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News. She joined the station in June of 2019 and is thrilled to become a member of the Los Angeles' #1 news team.

Rachel is a native of Chicago's South Side. She received a bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Illinois. From there she went on to pursue a master's degree in communication management, and graduated from Northwestern University one year later.

She landed her first reporting job not far from home in South Bend, Indiana. There, she received her first Emmy nomination for her reporting during a winter storm.

On the search for warmer weather, Rachel's next job took her south to Charlotte, North Carolina. She joined NBC Charlotte and served as a weekday evening anchor and nightside reporter for three years.

Outside of the newsroom Rachel is passionate about kids. During her time in Charlotte she volunteered weekly at Levine Children's Hospital. Working as a Child Life Specialist, Rachel's goal was to make children feel as happy and as comfortable as possible during their stay.

Rachel is so excited to serve Southern California. She looks forward to more volunteering opportunities, trying new restaurants, and exploring all Los Angeles has to offer.

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Rachel's Stories
Orange County moving closer to less restrictive red tier, which allows more businesses to reopen
Local officials expect Orange and Los Angeles counties to soon be moving to the less-restrictive red tier in the state's program for reopening the economy.
This Lynwood discount store sells everything for 25 cents on Tuesdays
Shopping at dollar stores is one way to stretch your budget, but a new discount store in Lynwood that lowers its prices every day is creating quite the buzz.
SoCal Strong: Braille Institute Los Angeles goes virtual to help students keep learning during pandemic
The Braille Institute Los Angeles adopted virtual models to accommodate students during the pandemic, and it's offering a wide variety of online classes, including cooking, art and yoga.
Calls to LA County domestic violence hotline saw significant increase in 2020
The deadly coronavirus has taken the lives of over half a million Americans. And there is another crisis, a silent killer, that has also worsened over the last year: domestic violence.
Black artist and activist John Outterbridge leaves lasting legacy
Nicknamed the Griot, renowned artist and activist, John Outterbridge told powerful stories through art.
Dwyane Wade, who golfed with Tiger Woods day before crash, talks about his impact
Former NBA star Dwyane Wade is speaking out about Tiger Woods' rollover crash in Rancho Palos Verdes and his experience playing golf with him the day before the accident.
Orange County opening new vaccine site ahead of schedule at Anaheim Convention Center
Orange County is opening its new COVID-19 vaccination site at the Anaheim Convention Center on Tuesday, one day ahead of schedule.
Pasadena brothers, who invented wireless headphone technology, hope to inspire, encourage next generation of tech entrepreneurs
Two Pasadena brothers who invented wireless headphone technology want to inspire future generations of Black students to invent and create and realize opportunities for success in science, engineering and technology careers.
Beloved boxing coach who mentored hundreds of kids loses battle with COVID-19
REST IN PEACE: Paul Hernandez was a man of many titles. Most knew him as a boxing coach and mentor. In East LA, he is a legend. But his favorite title was "dad."
Southern California schools possibly weeks away from reopening for in-person learning
As the distribution of vaccines starts to ramp up, several counties across Southern California are inching closer to the possibility of being able to reopen more schools for in-person learning.