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:
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500 Circle Seven Drive
Glendale, CA 91201
818-863-7777

Tim's Stories
Monterey Park mass shooting: Here's what we know about the victims so far
As community members mourn the 11 lives lost in the Monterey Park mass shooting, we're learning more about the victims and survivors.
Water breaches berms in Seal Beach community, flooding some homes during high tide
The rain may be over for now, but a community in Seal Beach is dealing with major flooding after water from the ocean rushed onto a few properties.
Duarte residents near burn scar areas spared from major storm damage
Duarte residents living near burn scar areas remain on alert for possible mud and debris flows as Southern California faced another storm Tuesday.
Signs for Life community initiative aims to disassociate Compton neighborhood from gang ties
Signs for Life, a new community initiative, is dedicated to helping a Compton neighborhood disassociate itself from any gang ties.
1 year after teen was killed, found dead on side of 110 Fwy, family continues to seek justice
Tioni Theus' body was discovered Jan. 8, 2022, on the side of the freeway on the Manchester Avenue on-ramp near South Figueroa Street.
Laurel Canyon house shifts, cracks after storm hits Southern California with heavy rain, winds
As people began to assess the damage from a storm that drenched Southern California, one resident in Laurel Canyon discovered how powerful the rain and winds were.
Evacuation warnings issued as storm brings heavy rain to SoCal
Evacuation warnings have been issued for Southern California communities hit by wildfires over the last two years as a powerful weather system sweeps in.
Mujer embarazada de 25 años asesinada a tiros cuando se dirigía a fiesta de cumpleaños
Marissa Pérez, de 25 años, fue asesinada a tiros en Artesia cuando se dirigía a una fiesta de cumpleaños con su padre.
25-year-old pregnant woman fatally shot in Artesia on her way to birthday party with father
A 25-year-old pregnant woman was shot to death in Artesia as she was headed to a birthday party with her dad, and her distraught family believes this was not a random act.
Alguacil Bianco: sospechoso del asesinato de un agente en Jurupa Valley tenía historial criminal
Un agente del alguacil del condado de Riverside fue asesinado a tiros el jueves por un sospechoso con antecedentes penales violentos durante una parada de tráfico, dijeron las autoridades.