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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Sophie's Stories
Hollywood non-profit helps homeless youth navigate distanced learning
An organization called My Friend's Place in Hollywood is helping students experiencing homelessness navigate distanced learning.
Community fridges feed neighbors in need
Residents across Los Angeles are banding together to feed their neighbors through community fridges.
East Hollywood shop gives back to community with free produce boxes
One shop in East Hollywood is teaming up with the community to help those who are worried about putting food on the table.
Local photographer offers free photoshoot for brides-to-be amid COVID-19
Many couples have had to postpone and cancel their weddings due to the pandemic. But one local wedding photographer is helping some couples create timeless memories anyway.
Here's why LA County is seeing an increase in COVID cases, but a decline in deaths
Data from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health shows an increase in coronavirus cases, but how do deaths compare?
Pets in Need Project helps over 1,000 homeless pets in California
A new program called the "Pets in Need Project" is providing free veterinary care, food and supplies to homeless pets on Skid Row.
Vegan restaurant in Echo Park supports the community throughout coronavirus pandemic
Despite many restaurants shutting their doors during the pandemic, one vegan bistro and brewery in Echo Park has remained open while also giving back.
Happy Ice food truck opens storefront in the Fairfax District
From food truck to storefront, here's how one business got to see their shop open on Melrose Avenue this month.
Soda pop shop in Highland Park has more than 700 flavors
Looking for a Dad's Root Beer or Frostie blue cream soda now that the summer months have hit? Despite the pandemic, Galco's One Stop Soda Pop Shop in Highland Park has been able to stay open to help put a smile on customers' faces.
Local church members came together for a prayer walk in Koreatown in honor of Juneteenth
Local church members came together for a prayer walk in Koreatown in honor of Juneteenth to show solidarity between Korean and Black communities alongside the LAPD.