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
Can you adopt or foster a dog this week? Here's why local activists are asking
Would you be willing to adopt or foster a dog starting this week? Local animal rescues say animal shelters are full and they need people to step up ahead of July 4.
Looking to save water in your garden? These Rosemead high schoolers have a few tips
Those within L.A. County must cut back outdoor watering to two days a week.
Chinatown gets weekly farmers' market
Community members hope this farmers' market can help fill some of the gap when it comes to food accessibility.
SoCal drivers heading home on Memorial Day encounter higher gas prices
If you're traveling home from the holiday weekend, you can expect to pay even more at the pump.
Dozens of flights canceled over Memorial Day weekend in SoCal amid high gas prices, soaring airfares
A frustrating Memorial Day weekend for travelers. People trying to get away for the holiday are dealing with record-high gas prices, soaring airfares, and flight cancellations.
Silver Lake small business owners are working together to keep each other safe
Small business owners in Silver Lake say they've spent thousands of dollars on their stores due to vandalism.
Store employees fight off hammer-swinging thieves during Huntington Beach smash-and-grab robbery
A smash-and-grab robbery at a jewelry store in Huntington Beach ended with an employee counterpunch, as store workers fought back against the hammer-swinging thieves.
Encino clinic open to parents, children looking to get vaccinated as COVID cases rise
Cases of COVID-19 are on the rise in the Los Angeles area, and hospitalizations among young people are also going up, leading L.A. public health officials to encourage parents to get their kids vaccinated.
LA officials, advocates want to increase food access to undocumented Californians
Officials in Los Angeles and food access advocates want Gov. Gavin Newsom to do more when it comes to feeding Californians, regardless of immigration status.
28-year-old bicyclist killed in DTLA when man allegedly pushed him off bike, police say
His family said he was at a Dodgers game and believes he was biking to the downtown L.A. metro station to head home.