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
Stolen car crashes into pickup truck, sends it barreling toward motorcyclist in Malibu
Dramatic video captured the moment when a pickup truck involved in a violent crash along the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu flipped on top of an innocent motorcyclist.
Riverside triple murder: Victims were husband, wife and daughter, neighbors say
A family of three was remembered during a vigil in Riverside Saturday night after they were tragically found dead the day after Thanksgiving. Police believe they were victims of a homicide.
Christmas trees likely to be costlier, less available this year, experts say
Retailers are warning consumers to start looking for a Christmas tree early, because the supply this year is more limited and pricier than usual.
Ukrainian refugee family shares special Thanksgiving in home of Santa Monica family
In April, a Santa Monica family opened their home to a family of Ukrainian refugees amid turmoil in their country. Now, after months of learning from one another, Thanksgiving Day brought them even closer.
Arrestan a sospechosa tras ponchar decenas de llantas de autos en Alta Loma
La policía arrestó a una mujer acusada de ponchar las llantas de decenas de automóviles estacionados en un complejo de apartamentos para personas mayores en la comunidad de Alta Loma.
Tires slashed on dozens of cars at senior complex in Alta Loma, woman in custody
A woman was in custody after tires were slashed on dozens of vehicles parked at a senior living apartment complex in Alta Loma, authorities said.
Karen Bass elected as LA's new mayor, first woman in post
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass has defeated developer Rick Caruso to become the next mayor of Los Angeles, making her the first woman to lead the city.
Jay Leno recovering after suffering serious burns from gasoline fire, says he's 'OK'
The former "The Tonight Show" host said he's doing OK and said he needs a one or two weeks to "get back on my feet."
Órdenes de evacuación se cancelan para el condado de Orange y Duarte
Se cancelaron todas las órdenes de evacuación para las áreas afectadas por los incendios recientes en el condado de Orange y Duarte.
Evacuation order lifted for Orange County's Bond Fire burn area after threat of potential flooding
All evacuation orders for recent burn areas in Orange County and Duarte have been lifted after a bout of wet weather threatened possible flash flooding and mudflows in some of Southern California's mountain communities.