Ellen Leyva is the co-anchor for ABC7 Eyewitness News at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Since joining ABC7 in 1995, Ellen has served as a health reporter and has anchored several other newscasts, including midday and early morning.
grew up in Tucson, Arizona in a bilingual household.
spent much of her
time in Mexico with her
says that being bilingual has helped her
tremendously on the job in the large Hispanic communities of Phoenix and Los Angeles.
She graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in broadcast journalism.
Ellen began her career as an intern at the CBS network.
was on the air reporting within six months.
She moved from Arizona to Sacramento, California to work as a weekend anchor and reporter at KOVR.
moved to Los Angeles to anchor the evening news on KCOP.
is proud to have been inducted into the Walter Cronkite School of Broadcast Journalism's Hall of Fame
has received an Impact Award for Excellence in Television from the National Hispanic Media Coalition
Attn: Ellen Leyva
500 Circle Seven Drive
Glendale, CA 91201