Carlos Granda Biography
Carlos Granda is an American Reporter for KABC-TV News in Los Angeles. He is a reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News and also investigates viewer concerns in his special reports called “What’s Bugging You.” He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications and Broadcast Journalism from the University of South Florida.
Granda became interested in journalism after watching Walter Cronkite on the news. When he was a child, he was impressed by how articulate and poised Walter Cronkite was.
Carlos Granda Career
Carlos Granda began his career in television news at WINK-TV, the CBS affiliate in Fort Myers, Florida where he joined as an associate producer. He later became a full-time reporter for the station.
Moving to Miami-based WLTV-TV in 1985, he covered a number of major events, including Queen Elizabeth’s visit to the Bahamas, the crash of a Delta plane in Dallas, and the Statue of Liberty Centennial in New York.
After two years at WLTV-TV, he moved in 1987 to cover Central American issues at Miami-based ABC-TV affiliate, WPLG-TV.
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In 1990, Carlos moved to New-York based WABC-TV to work as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor for “Eyewitness News this Morning”. Granda’s next move was to New-York based WNBC-TV in late 1993 as its New Jersey correspondent.
In 1995, he returned to Miami to become an anchor at WFOR-TV the CBS affiliate. In April 1998, he joined ABC7 as a general assignment reporter.
At KABC, he has covered some of the biggest stories in Southern California. He has reported on the 2000 Democratic and Republican Conventions, Elian Gonzalez’s deportation and The World Trade Center Attack, Election Day in Austin Texas, and several stories about the Al Qaeda prisoners at the Guantanamo Naval Base in Cuba.
Carlos Granda Awards
Granda won an Emmy for his series on the homeless called “My Home is the Street” and has also been nominated for five Emmy awards.
Carlos Granda Age
He was born in 1961 in Florida, United States.
Carlos Granda Wife
Granda is a married man. Although there is not much information about his wife and family, he is often seen mentioning her in his social media posts.
— Carlos Granda (@abc7carlos) December 25, 2017
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