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.

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.

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. In 2019, the University named him among the top 40 alumni under the age of 40.

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, his hobbies include physical fitness, exploring new restaurants, and traveling throughout the country and abroad.

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

Tim's Stories
Queer Mercado: The Latino marketplace in East LA that focuses on LGBTQ+ businesses and brands
Queer Mercado is seen as an opportunity for these businesses to grow. It started last year with 40 vendors and now has more than 100.
Fugitive murder suspect, his teen daughter killed in shootout with deputies on 15 Fwy in Hesperia
The fugitive in a Fontana slaying and his 15-year-old daughter were killed amid a shootout with sheriff's deputies in the high desert, authorities said.
California employers will soon be banned for screening workers for marijuana
Employers in California will soon be banned from screening workers for marijuana under a new law.
Lasagna mulch? Monrovia conservation group helps retired nuns plant drought-tolerant landscaping
The nuns at Maryknoll Sisters retirement home decided to get rid of six acres of grass and turn the area into a water-saving oasis.
Most evacuations lifted as Yucaipa residents dig out from massive mud flows
Residents in the Yucaipa area are now on a long road to recovery after flash flooding sent "wave after wave" of mud into their homes, destroying structures and even businesses.
Evacuations ordered in Yucaipa area after heavy rains bring mud flows, flooding
Evacuations were ordered Monday night for several communities in the Yucaipa area because of potential mud and debris flows and flash flooding caused by the recent storm.
Dozens rescued after more than 20 cars become stuck in mudslide near Lake Hughes
More than 50 people had to be rescued after upwards of 20 vehicles became stuck in a mudslide in the Lake Hughes area after heavy rain drenched the region, authorities said.
Storm cells triggered by Tropical Storm Kay off SoCal coast help douse Fairview Fire near Hemet
Storm cells triggered by the remnants of Tropical Storm Kay helped fire crews in broadening containment lines around the deadly Fairview Fire near Hemet.
Flight instructor, student killed in small-plane crash at Santa Monica Airport
A flight instructor and a student were killed when a small plane crashed at Santa Monica Airport Thursday, authorities said.
CA power grid extends Flex Alert to Friday, asks for electricity conservation
The manager of California's power grid declared a statewide Flex Alert for Friday, asking residents and businesses to cut back on power usage to prevent strain on the system.