Emmy award-winning journalist Victoria Sanchez joined ABC7/WJLA-TV on January 10, 2018.
She currently reports live on ABC7 and NewsChannel 8.
Victoria comes to Washington from KUSA-TV in Denver. Prior to covering news in Denver,
Victoria worked as a reporter and fill-in anchor for KEYT-TV in Santa Barbara, and both
KCOY-TV and KKFX-TV in Santa Maria.
Victoria started as a general assignment reporter in 2010 after working as a public information
officer for the County of Santa Barbara in California for two years.
She is a proud University of Southern California graduate with a bachelor's degree in Broadcast
Journalism and Political Science. Victoria also earned her master's degree in Public
Administration from California State University, Northridge.
Victoria has been recognized by the Radio and Television News Association with six Golden
Victoria loves spending time with her daughter and husband. She also loves to train in Brazilian
jiu-jitsu, watch cooking shows and The Price Is Right. The game show reminds her of the time
she won a car on the show with Bob Barker when she was in college. It’s a funny story she loves
Although not a daredevil, Victoria went skydiving once – and that was enough for her!
Victoria is looking forward to serving the community with journalistic integrity and meeting new
and wonderful people.