Rob Hayes
Rob Hayes is a general assignment reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News who joined ABC7 in 2004.

Rob is a Cum Laude graduate of Bradley University in Peoria, Il with a degree in journalism

Rob's first on-air job came while he was a student at Bradley University when he was hired by WHOI as a weekend reporter. Rob went on to work at stations in Oregon, Washington, New York, Florida, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin and California.

Rob has earned eight Emmy nominations. He has also won several awards from the Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists.

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Rob's Stories
Some IATSE members blast contract deal, vow to vote no
A tentative deal reached between a TV and film production union and producers may have prevented an industry-wide shutdown, but many union members are now saying they will not ratify the deal.
Hollywood: Strike deadline looms for 60,000 behind-the-scenes film and TV workers
A contract dispute remains unresolved between the union representing Hollywood crew members and negotiators representing producers.
White House tells states to get ready to start vaccinating young children against COVID-19
The White House is now actively urging governors across the country to get ready to vaccinate elementary-age kids against COVID-19 starting early November.
Retired Navy diver helps keep veterans center afloat in Monrovia
A retired Navy diver and Vietnam War veteran has put his stories to paper, writing books and using the proceeds to fund a local veteran's resource center.
Television and film industry workers vote in favor of authorizing strike if negotiations fail
By a nearly unanimous margin, workers in the television and film industry voted to authorize a nationwide strike that could shut down productions, officials announced Monday.
Los Angeles County still seeing high COVID rates, but fewer deaths, hospitalizations
More people are developing new infections than during last year's summer surge, but fewer are landing in the hospital and 32% fewer are dying.
Rep. Karen Bass announces her candidacy to become the next mayor of Los Angeles
California Democratic Rep. Karen Bass is entering the race to become the next mayor of Los Angeles, she announced Monday.
California making plans to give COVID-19 boosters for eligible groups
California is preparing to administer booster shots against COVID for older people and immunocompromised adults as well as initial shots for students under 12 once approved.
Villanueva responds after RAND report says gang-like cliques continue to exist among deputies
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva blasted a think tank study that found his department still harbors deputy-run gangs and cliques and recommends he and other Deparment leaders work harder to discourage deputies from joining those groups.
Who is running for mayor of Los Angeles? Candidates lining up to replace Garcetti
L.A. City Councilman Kevin de León is the latest local household name jumping into the fight to become the city's next mayor, joining an already crowded field.