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
Immigrant activist faces New York City asylum hearing in deportation case
Marco Saavedra, a well-known immigration and civil rights activist who has been involved in several high-profile immigration actions, says his life would be at risk if he is sent to Mexico and that he deserves asylum.
Equine therapy offering support to veterans at New Jersey stable
It is a two-hour therapy session where few words are spoken and the most effective form of communication is from a horse.
Police: Young children find mother dead in apartment; search for possible suspect
Police are still searching for a possible suspect after a mother was found dead inside her home in the Bronx.
New Jersey school for students with special needs gets reprieve to stay open
Parents say the A. Harry Moore School is a lifeline, a place where students -- some with severe disabilities -- can get physical therapy and learn basic life skills.
Jersey City unveils own 'Vision Zero' plan to protect cyclists, pedestrians
There are now four miles of protected bike lanes to the city with more to come, and a row of parked cars and pylons separate the bright green bike line from the flow of traffic.
Retired EMT, mom of late firefighter attend New York City graduation of baby saved in 1998
A retired FDNY EMT and the mother of a fallen firefighter were on hand at a special graduation in Brooklyn Wednesday, as a baby who needed to be resuscitated at birth received her diploma.
New Jersey becoming a hot spot for filmmakers
New Jersey might not be the new Hollywood, but it's certainly getting a lot of attention by filmmakers.
5 shootings in 48 hours sparks extra police protection in New Jersey
This is due to the recent death of a 24-year-old resident of Paterson, New Jersey, after five shootings were recorded in the last 48 hours.
Perfect stranger helps save life of New York City doorman who suffered massive heart attack
When the doorman of a New York City hotel suffered a massive heart attack on the job, a total stranger was in the right place at the right time and knew exactly what to do.
Students at private school in the Bronx protest over racist video
The students at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in the Bronx locked themselves in and administrators out, protesting what they call a racist culture at a school that prides itself on being progressive.