Tim Pulliam
Tim Pulliam is an Emmy-nominated, multiple award-winning TV journalist. He celebrates more than 15 years in television, covering breaking news, politics, race, culture, tropical storms and crime.

Pulliam joins KABC/ABC 7 from our sister station WTVD/ABC 11 in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, where he was a reporter and anchor. Tim is also a fill-in correspondent for ABC News One, a network affiliate service where Pulliam's national news reports air on ABC stations across the country.

In 2021, he was nominated for an Emmy Award for his reporting at WTVD on a story garnering national attention: The Shooting Death of Andrew Brown, Jr.

Tim is the recipient of three Salute to Excellence in Journalism trophies, presented by the National Association of Black Journalists (2020, 2016, 2011).

In 2017, Tim Pulliam was named 'Reporter of The Year' by the Associated Press and the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas (RTDNAC).

His television career began in 2006 in Wilmington, N.C. and later in Columbia, S.C. where he was a reporter and anchor. While in Columbia, Tim was honored with a local Media Champion Award from the Richland One Community Coalition for his investigative coverage of synthetic drugs and its impact on young people. He was also president of the South Carolina Association of Black Journalists.

Tim's reporting adventures also took him to Florida where he broke several crime stories and covered high profile court cases, such as the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial. In 2015, his news reports on the Michael Dunn murder trial were featured in an award-winning HBO documentary titled "3 1/2 Minutes: Ten Bullets." The film examined the life and murder of unarmed Jacksonville teenager Jordan Davis. The 17-year-old was Congresswoman Lucy McBath's only child. Pulliam appears in the film, which is also available on Netflix.

Pulliam is a graduate of Winston-Salem State University, a historically Black college. In 2019, the University named him among the top 40 alumni under the age of 40. In 2022, the RTDNAC honored Pulliam with a First-Place education award for his broadcast story on the legacy of his alma mater.

Pulliam earned his master's degree from Johns Hopkins University.

In 2016, Tim covered the historic opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C., where he interviewed the museum's lead architect and Durham-native Phil Freelon, and both Oprah Winfrey and Stevie Wonder. Read the story here.

When Tim is not covering the news of the day, He serves as an adjunct professor for the Hussman School of Journalism at UNC-Chapel Hill. His hobbies include physical fitness, exploring new restaurants, and traveling throughout the country and abroad.

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Tim's Stories
Daredevil seen on video walk tightrope between graffitied skyscrapers in downtown LA
A daredevil was captured on video performing a dangerous stunt at the site of the graffitied skyscrapers in downtown Los Angeles.
Ladrones utilizan una caja de pizza como táctica para irrumpir en una casa en Torrance
Una mujer de Torrance está advirtiendo a los residentes que estén atentos de dos personas que fueron captadas en vídeo utilizando una caja de pizza como táctica para irrumpir en su casa.
Loved ones mourn teen killed in Long Beach hit-and-run: 'He did not deserve to die like this'
Family members and loved ones are grieving after a 17-year-old boy was hit and killed by a suspected drunk driver in Long Beach over the weekend.
Burglars use pizza box as ploy to break into home in Torrance
A woman in Torrance is warning residents to be on the lookout for two people who were caught on video using a pizza box as a ploy to break into her home.
Guardia de seguridad del Metro mata a sospechoso tras ser apuñalado en East Hollywood
Un sospechoso murió a tiros después de apuñalar a un guardia de seguridad el martes por la mañana en una estación de Metro en East Hollywood, dijeron las autoridades.
Metro security guard stabbed, suspect fatally shot in East Hollywood, officials say
A suspect was shot and killed after stabbing a security guard at a Metro station in East Hollywood, officials said.
USC issues warning to Pro-Palestinian protesters, saying 'encampment has to go down,' reports say
According to student journalists with USC Annenberg Media, the assistant director of the USC Village Residential Colleges read a letter to demonstrators that read the encampment must come down.
Sirens, bullhorn used overnight as dueling demonstrations continue on UCLA campus
Protests over the Israel-Hamas war on UCLA's campus continued overnight after greater security was put in place to prevent the kinds of clashes that were seen over the weekend.
Manifestantes propalestinos hacen un campamento en la universidad UCLA demostrando su apoyo
Las autoridades de UCLA afirman que están vigilando de cerca la situación, ya que la universidad permanece abierta para las clases y los visitantes.
Pro-Palestinian encampment at UCLA continues to grow, met by Israeli supporters
The group was met by Israeli supporters in what is a growing display of tensions among college students and groups in Los Angeles.