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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Contact:
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Attn: Rachel Brown
500 Circle Seven Drive
Glendale, CA 91201
818-863-7777

Rachel's Stories
Mayor Garcetti warns LA is on the verge of shutting down again
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday the city is on the verge of nearly shutting down again.
Santa Monica gym takes exercise workouts outside amid closures
SoCal gyms have been ordered to shut down once again in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus. Many workout enthusiasts are heading outside to keep up their exercise routines.
LA rent relief program to begin registration for tenants financially impacted by COVID-19
Los Angeles is accepting applications starting Monday, July 13 for a rent relief program to help tenants affected financially by the coronavirus pandemic.
Trump threatens to cut federal aid if schools don't reopen
Pence announced plans for new CDC guidelines shortly after Trump took to Twitter to criticize the public health agency for asking schools "to do very impractical things."
Laugh Factory in Hollywood unveils 148-foot-long Black Lives Matter mural
The mural in Hollywood that was unveiled is believed to be the largest in the country dedicated to Black Lives Matter.
Southland beaches reopen after closure during Fourth of July weekend
Beachgoers in the Southland can head back to the sand Monday after most beaches were closed over the holiday weekend to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Asian Americans in CA have reported hundreds of hate incidents since start of pandemic
An advocacy group has collected data of over 800 incidents of discrimination against Asian Americans in California.
Gov. Newsom orders indoor restaurants, wineries, movie theaters to close in most of CA
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the return of some stricter restrictions amid a concerning surge of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations Wednesday.
LA County hire hundreds of COVID-19 contact tracers in effort to slow spread of virus
TRACING COVID-19: Contact tracers have demonstrated a history of successfully reducing community spread of deadly illnesses, such as tuberculosis and syphilis.
Coronavirus: Officials warn hospital beds in LA County may not meet demand as cases surge
Health officials warned on Monday that in coming weeks there may not be enough hospital beds to accommodate patients as COVID-19 cases surge in Los Angeles County.