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
Childbirth during COVID-19 era raises new challenges, stress
New parents are already filled with anxiety but the coronavirus pandemic is adding to the challenges of caring for a newborn.
All Good News: New pop-up experience 'The Happy Place' hopes to bring smiles during dark times
The Happy Place' is a pop-up experience that popped up in a Century City parking garage and offers drive-thru exhibits of lights, music, and fun.
New restrictions take effect across Los Angeles County Friday amid surge in COVID-19 cases
A set of new restrictions prompted by a surge in COVID-19 cases took effect in Los Angeles County Friday, mostly affecting businesses like restaurants.
EDD debit card nightmares continue for Californians amid pandemic
Disorganization and bureaucracy continue to plague California's unemployment system, denying people the funds they are entitled to receive.
LA Mayor Garcetti calls COVID situation 'very dangerous,' urges Angelenos to help stop spread
As Southern California grapples with a surge in COVID-19 cases, Garcetti implored Angelenos to step up and help stop the spread. He also announced an expansion of testing across L.A.
Jobless Southern Californians left with twice the frustration from EDD fraud, Bank of America backlog
A number of unemployed Californians have been hit twice by the pandemic - first losing their jobs and then getting caught up in scams that have tied up their benefits and drained funds from their accounts.
Bipartisan group pushes to eliminate Electoral College, have popular vote elect president
The group National Popular Vote is behind a bipartisan effort to bypass the Electoral College and pick the president based on total votes.
SoCal gun sales skyrocketing amid pandemic, election uncertainty
SoCal gun-store owners say they are seeing an unprecedented spike in firearm sales, driven by the pandemic, protests and fears over the election.
Election Day 2020: No major delays in LA, Orange counties as polls close statewide
No major delays were reported at voting centers in Southern California and the LAPD declared a tactical alert as a precaution before polls closed in California.
KLOS veterans Mark Thompson and Brian Phelps inducted into Radio Hall of Fame
After ruling Los Angeles radio for decades, morning show duo Mark and Brian have earned themselves a place in the Radio Hall of Fame. The two were inducted Thursday for their 25 years on the air at 95.5 FM KLOS.