Sophie Flay
Sophie Flay is a community journalist for ABC7 covering stories in Silver Lake and adjacent communities. She officially joined the team in March 2019 after interning for ABC7.

Sophie attended the University of Southern California, where she studied broadcast and digital journalism. As a student, she interned for the TODAY Show, the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

During her time at USC, she focused on storytelling for emerging, digital platforms. She created an award-winning IGTV show that won third place in the 2019 BEA Festival of Media Arts.

Sophie grew up in Connecticut but is thrilled to begin her career in sunny Los Angeles. In her free time, she loves attending concerts and trying new restaurants.

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Contact:
ABC7 Broadcast Center
Attn: Sophie Flay
500 Circle Seven Drive
Glendale, CA 91201
818-863-7777

Sophie's Stories
LGBTQ+ bars reopen after a devastating year
Many LGTBQ+ bars struggled during the pandemic, leaving community members worried about losing safe spaces.
Is the COVID vaccine required when returning to work?
A local employment attorney said showing proof of vaccination will likely be required before returning to the office.
Abortion bill reintroduced by Rep. Judy Chu in virtual press conference
A federal abortion bill was reintroduced by a California representative. It would protect the right to access abortion care, bypassing state restrictions.
Los Feliz Theater to reopen in July
After being shut down for more than a year, some of L.A.'s oldest movie theatres are planning to reopen this summer.
Pride art installation in West Hollywood features historic changemakers
An arts festival in West Hollywood is running now until the end of June to celebrate Pride Month.
Why the homeless program in Rampart Village costs over $2,600 per person each month
A pilot program for the homeless called the Safe Sleep Village opened this spring in Rampart Village.
Kayaking and fishing resume at Los Angeles River, Sepulveda Basin
Kayak rental companies nearby are back to business this Memorial Day.
Tips for teens looking to make some cash this summer
After a year of significant job loss, data shows it might be a good time to look for a job.
Echo Park Lake reopens after $1 million in repairs, clearing of homeless encampments
Echo Park Lake has reopened to the public after being closed for two months to undergo extensive cleaning and repairs.
Echo Park Lake set to reopen Wednesday, checking in with the homeless population who lived there
As officials prepare to reopen Echo Park Lake, many are wondering if the homeless population will return.