Darla Miles  | ABC7 WABC News Team
Darla Miles joined the Eyewitness News Team as a general assignment reporter in 2009, covering such international breaking news stories as the attempted terror bombing in Times Square and the arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn. In her years as a reporter, she has also interviewed such luminaries as Senator John McCain, Jesse Jackson and Oprah Winfrey.

Before coming to WABC-TV, Darla was a reporter/anchor for WFAA-TV in Dallas, where she was nominated for a Lone Star Emmy Award. Prior to that, she was a reporter for WTVD-TV in Raleigh, where her work on the Duke University lacrosse rape investigation was featured as an ABC World News exclusive on Good Morning America. Darla also worked for WJBF-TV in Augusta, Georgia as Aiken Bureau Chief, anchor and reporter.

Darla began her broadcasting career at WCLK Radio in Atlanta, which led to a position at ONDA Madrid Radio in Madrid, Spain. She later used her fluency in Spanish at CNN Radio Notícias and was part of the original team that launched CNN en Español as a 24-hour network. She also worked as a weekend anchor for CNN Headline News.

Darla is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Investigative Reporters and Editors. She dedicates much of her free time to mentoring young African American girls. A native of Ft. Worth, Texas, Darla earned a BA in English with a minor in Spanish from Atlanta's Spelman College. She also studied abroad at the Instituto Internacional in Madrid, Spain.

Darla has traveled extensively throughout Europe, and has also visited Africa, South America, and the Caribbean. She enjoys traveling, entertaining and spending quality time with her husband, family, godchildren, and close friends.

Darla's Stories
Boy battling illness fulfills life-long dream of becoming firefighter thanks to Make-A-Wish
A little boy from New Jersey battling a serious illness had his dream come true after getting to train to become a full-fledged firefighter.
Family left with questions after accused robber found dead on Staten Island
The family of an accused robber believes there is more left to be investigated after 33-year-old Robert Compton III was found dead after attempting to hold up two victims with a fake gun.
New Jersey expands access to free school breakfasts and lunches for low-, middle-income families
Under the bills signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy, all schools in the state will now be required to offer a school lunch program and a school breakfast program.
South Plainfield community concerned after hate group crashes Labor Day parade
Considered the largest of its kind in the state, the South Plainfield Labor Day Parade attracted the New Jersey European Heritage Organization, classified by the Anti-Defamation League as a hate group.
73-year-old woman hit by stray bullet while waiting to go to polls to vote in the Bronx
The woman was struck in the leg while sitting on a concrete block directly in front of the security guard gate for an apartment building, as she waited for a friend so they could go vote.
Mother of slain veteran demands justice after 2018 deadly stabbing
The mother of a veteran stabbed and killed in 2018 is speaking out and demanding that justice be served in her son's death.
Court docs: Missing NJ girl was beaten to death, mom kept collecting child support
Authorities say Matthew Chiles III beat the girl to death in the basement then disposed of her body, and that her mother continued to collect child support for three years.
Sisters undergo bariatric surgery together in same NYC operating room
The sisters struggled with their weight all of their lives - and the bullying that came along with it.
NJ toddler's disappearance went unreported for 3 years, now mother's boyfriend charged with murder
Matthew Chiles III, 29, is facing endangering the welfare of a child and desecration of human remains charges in addition to the murder charge.
Woman says she was raped by massage therapist sent to her NYC home via wellness app
The victim says her husband was out of town on Valentine's Day so he ordered her a massage through the app.