About Sylvia Lopez
Sylvia Lopez was an anchorwoman and reporter for KCAL 9 -CBS2 for over 23 years. During her career at KCAL 9, Sylvia covered some of the city’s most compelling and memorable stories, including the LA Riots, the Northridge Earthquake, and the infamous North Hollywood Shootout.
For her reporting and anchoring, Sylvia has been honored seven times with the Emmy Award for Excellence, including an Emmy for live coverage of the North Hollywood Shootout. In 2000, Sylvia won an Emmy for best serious news story for a series of reports on patients waiting for organ transplants. And while she co-anchored the KCAL9 News at Noon, that broadcast was honored with an Emmy for Best Daytime Broadcast.
In addition, Sylvia has won numerous other journalism and civic awards, including the prestigious “Imagen” award from the NCCJ for a series of reports which she researched and produced on the critical issues facing Mexican Americans.
She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in Public Health at California State University, Northridge to make a positive impact in our communities. Sylvia enjoys cooking, traveling, dancing and meeting people at community events, especially young people. She’s married with two very active and enchanting girls.