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Elizabeth Espinosa is a multilingual, two-time Emmy Award-winning reporter for KTLA.

She can also be seen on CNN Latino’s “Sin Límites,” available on KBEH-TV Channel 63 in Los Angeles

Elizabeth was previously a general assignment reporter and weekend anchor at KTTV-TV, where she spent six years as one of the station’s pinnacle reporters on the Fox 11 morning news and “Good Day L.A.” In addition to her local work with KTTV-TV, she was a correspondent for “Good Day Live,” a nationally syndicated variety program on the FOX network, which hit the airwaves in 2001.

Elizabeth’s passion for storytelling has taken her across the hemisphere and into some of the world’s most treacherous regions. Most recently, Elizabeth produced and hosted a special report about disabled and abandoned children in El Salvador. In addition, she co-hosted and co-produced “Forgotten Footprints: The Hunted Children of Uganda,” a 30-minute special, which received an Emmy for highlighting the crisis in East Africa. Elizabeth has also traveled to Pakistan to interview women about arranged marriages in Islamabad, Lahore and Al-Qaeda stronghold Peshawar.

Elizabeth began her journalism career as an assignment desk editor in Los Angeles for Telemundo’s flagship Los Angeles affiliate KVEA-TV. She was also a news reporter for Telemundo’s San Francisco affiliate KSTS-TV, Fox 6’s XETV-TV in San Diego, and at Univision’s flagship station, KMEX-TV in Los Angeles.

Elizabeth credits much of her success to the struggles she’s endured growing up with a severely disabled younger brother. As a result, Elizabeth is an advocate for the rights of the disabled and works with various community groups and non-profit organizations, such as Ability First and HOLA (Heart of Los Angeles).

Throughout her broadcast career, Elizabeth has received many honors. In 2007, the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation named Elizabeth its “Woman of the Year.” That same year, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa honored Elizabeth for her support and work with Operation Confidence, a committee that helps the disabled population in hurricane-ravaged New Orleans rebuild. Prior to that, HOLA awarded Elizabeth with its prestigious Voice of Los Angeles award. She’s also won community awards from AIMSA, an international non-profit aimed at offering aid to impoverished women and children and HAPCOA, the Hispanic Police Command Officers Association.

Elizabeth was born and raised in Los Angeles. She is a graduate of UCLA and speaks five languages. She is an avid dancer, loves all types of music and is a world traveler.


Recent Articles
  • Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman in East Los Angeles on Aug. 8, 2018. (Credit: OnScene.tv)

    Woman Killed by Stray Bullet While Traveling in Vehicle in East Los Angeles

    A woman traveling in East Los Angeles Wednesday night was fatally shot when a stray bullet struck her as she sat in the passenger seat of a vehicle. Detectives responded to the shooting near the intersection of Union Pacific Avenue and South Bonnie Beach Place about 10:15 p.m., the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department stated in a news release. The unidentified victim was found with a single gunshot wound to her head and was transported to a local hospital, where […]

  • The Aliso Canyon gas storage facility drew scrutiny when a four-month leak forced residents in nearby Porter Ranch from their homes. (Credit: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

    Officials Announce $119.5M Settlement With SoCalGas for 2015 Aliso Canyon Leak

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    L.A. Man, 4 NorCal Residents ID’d as Santa Ana Plane Crash Victims

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  • Deputies respond to a stabbing in San Clemente on Aug. 4, 2018. (Credit: OnScene.TV/KTLA)

    3 Marines Stabbed During Fight in San Clemente; Suspect ID’d and Arrested

    Three Marines were transported to a hospital after being stabbed during an altercation in San Clemente early Saturday, officials said. Authorities received a call just after 1 a.m. about three people involved in a fight in a parking lot between Avenida Granada and Avenida Victoria, Orange County Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Jaimee Blashaw said. The agency initially said that the Marines were trying to break up a fight, but a spokesperson later told KTLA that they were involved in a confrontation […]

  • A video posted on BillionGODSun's YouTube page on Aug. 1, 2018 shows a man dragging an unresponsive man off a Blue Line train in Long Beach.

    Metro Investigating ‘Very Disturbing’ Video of Unconscious Man Being Dragged Off Train at Long Beach Station

    Cellphone video documented a man dragging an unconscious and partially naked fellow passenger off a Blue Line train in Long Beach earlier this week, and now Metro is investigating the incident, which the transit agency called “very disturbing.” The video was recorded about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday and posted on BillionGODSun’s YouTube’s page. It shows a white man in a suit dragging an unresponsive man off the train at Willow Street Station, pulling the man’s pants up to cover his exposed […]

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    62-Year-Old Woman Dies After Being Dragged 3 Blocks in South L.A. Hit-and-Run

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  • An ambulance is seen at the airport of Durango, in northern Mexico, after a plane crashed during take off on July 31, 2018. (Credit: LULU MURILLO/AFP/Getty Images)

    ‘I Saw the Flames in the Front Cabin’: Passengers Describe Surviving Aeromexico Crash Captured on Video by Reseda Pastor

    A Reseda preacher was aboard the Aeromexico flight that crashed just after taking off from an airport in northwestern Mexico and captured video of the moment the plane went down. Church of God Pastor Ramin Parsa had been recording flight 2431’s takeoff from Durango International Airport and wound up filming the chaos that ensued after it dove back to the ground. Parsa is now recovering at a hospital in Durango. None of the 103 people aboard the aircraft died, though passengers were […]

  • A brush fire appears to move into a residence in Santa Clarita on July 30, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Evacuees Return Home After Brush Fire Chars 13 Residences in Santa Clarita

    Residents were allowed to return home Monday night after a 10-acre blaze broke out near a housing complex in the Newhall area of Santa Clarita earlier in the afternoon, damaging several units. The fire was first reported in the 20900 block of Via Estrella, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said shortly before 4:30 p.m. The incident, being dubbed the Railroad Fire, was 85 percent contained by the end of the day. An hour after breaking out, the flames covered […]

  • Caltrans tweeted out this photo of the Ribbon Fire on July 26, 2018.

    200-Acre Blaze Erupts East of Cranston Fire in Riverside County; Evacuation Warnings Issued

    Officials issued an evacuation warning for several Riverside County communities hours after flames erupted on Thursday afternoon about 23 miles east of another fire in the Idyllwild area. The new blaze, dubbed the Ribbon Fire, has so far scorched about 200 acres in the area of Highway 74 and Ribbonwood Drive near the Santa Rosa Reservation, according to Cal Fire Riverside. The flames were 5 percent contained. The fire was first reported before 1 p.m. at 40 acres, and within […]