CeFaan Kim
Since joining WABC-TV in 2015, CeFaan Kim has covered a wide range of important stories. During the pandemic shutdown, he reported nightly from the streets of New York City, speaking with health care workers, gravediggers, farmers and others impacted by the health crisis.

CeFaan also reported daily on the Black Lives Matter protests that followed the murder of George Floyd. He covered the 2020 presidential election recount in Pennsylvania, the Chelsea terrorist bombing and protests of President Trump's travel ban at JFK airport.

CeFaan has consistently reported on poverty within the AAPI community, including an exclusive report in 2016 on Asian-American seniors who were riding casino buses to help make ends meet and how the pandemic has impacted Chinatown in NYC.

Throughout the pandemic CeFaan has been at the forefront covering the rise of anti-Asian hate crimes, interviewing and telling the stories of countless victims. His reporting helped spark a national conversation on anti-Asian hate and changed how the NYPD investigates anti-Asian hate crimes.

He is the recipient of a national Edward R. Murrow Award for his coverage during the coronavirus pandemic, multiple Emmy awards including for his coverage during the BLM protests, and a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for his anti-Asian hate coverage.

CeFaan is also a veteran who served as a U.S. Army Reserve Sergeant. He is the former co-chair of the Asian American Journalists Association's Media Watch Committee and serves as an AAJA mentor.

CeFaan's Stories
Aspiring-cannabis store owner waits on license approval as illegal pot shops run rampant in NYC
Frustration is building for a woman in Brooklyn who has followed all the rules to get a license to legally sell cannabis, but has been met with roadblocks at every turn.
Family wants answers after local high school athlete was abruptly removed from baseball team
A family and school have come together to ask the New York State Association of Independent Schools to reinstate a high school senior who was abruptly removed from the baseball team.
Wife donates kidney to organ bank so husband could find match on time
Forget the chocolates and flowers for Valentine's Day, instead, Espinosa donated her kidney - for her husband.
Brownsville-born boxing phenom looks to inspire next generation of young fighters
An up-and-coming professional boxer Bruce "Shu Shu" Carrington, is using his platform to give back to kids by pushing them to achieve their dreams.
New film 'Ten Times Better' tells life story of New York City Ballet's first Asian dancer
From being a refugee in the Philippines to becoming the first Asian dancer in the New York City Ballet, George Lee has lived a fascinating life.
School employees at New Jersey high school save sophomore when his heart stops beating
Quick thinking by a school staff saved the life of a sophomore student at a high school in New Jersey.
'Unfair advantage:' Broken school pool leaves NJ student swimmers in limbo ahead of championships
Student swimmers in Jersey City are seeking answers as to why pool, which services three different schools, has been left broken for months.
Ex-Long Island doctor sentenced to prison for 5 opioid prescription deaths
Family members of victims were unconvinced the former doctor is sorry for what he did -- they are convinced he took the plea agreement because it was the best deal he could get.
Members of NYPD's dance team are busting moves instead of crooks while off duty
From busting crooks, to busting moves, a group of NYPD officers are trading their badges while walking the beat for rhythm and choreography when off duty.
Banned Brooklyn Bridge vendors find new place to set up shop
The sidewalk is jam-packed like sardines on the train during rush hour.