Cecilia Vega

Cecilia Vega is a correspondent for ABC News based in Los Angeles contributing to all news platforms including "Good Morning America," "World News with Diane Sawyer," "Nightline" and "20/20."

Since joining ABC News in 2011, Vega's assignments have taken her in a submarine in the middle of the Arctic, to pet whales in Mexico, to Paris for a story about Pippa Middleton and to the White House.

She has reported on the death of Whitney Houston, the Occupy Wall Street protests that swept the country and she recently returned from covering the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado.

In her previous position, Vega was an on-air reporter for ABC's KGO- TV in San Francisco. An award winning journalist, she was part of a team that won an Emmy in 2010 for her exclusive interview with a witness to a brutal attack on a high school girl at her homecoming dance in California.

Before transitioning to broadcast news, Vega made her mark as a print reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle, breaking numerous stories about then Mayor Gavin Newsom's administration.'

Her reporting earned her distinguished awards from the California Newspaper Publishers Association, the East Bay Press Club, the Hearst Corporation and the New York Times.

Vega is a San Francisco Bay Area native and currently resides in Los Angeles.

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