Sandra Bookman  | ABC7 WABC News Team
Sandra joined Eyewitness News in 1998 as a reporter and shortly after was named as a weekend anchor of Eyewitness News. Previously, she worked at WSB-TV in Atlanta, another dominant ABC affiliate, where she worked for nine years and served as the weekend anchor.

Prior to WSB-TV, she worked as a weekend anchor at both WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina and KFDM-TV in Beaumont, Texas.

Sandra served as an Olympic Reporter for seven years. She was the only local TV reporter to cover the games from before Atlanta won the bid, until the Olympic bombing in 1996. Sandra covered the '92 games in Barcelona, Spain as well.

She has also reported internationally, including a series of reports from South Africa following the release of Nelson Mandela from a South African prison in 1990.

Sandra has been honored with three local Emmy's including statues for her Olympic coverage and reporting in the aftermath of the fatal Valuejet Airlines crash in the Everglades.

She graduated from the University of Texas with a B.A. in journalism.

Sandra's Stories
Here and Now preview: Mayor-elect Eric Adams focused on crime, COVID, economy
Mayor-elect Eric Adams talked to Sandra Bookman about taking office and putting the team together that will help him lead New York City.
New York's native and indigenous people focus of new exhibit
The exhibition takes visitors on a journey to 12 significant places in New York, from Long Island through Manhattan to Niagara Falls.
Urban Indigenous Collective helps provide health and wellness services to Native Americans in NYC
Sutton King believes lessons learned as a young girl, including jingle dress dancing in the pow wow circle to help heal the sick, was preparation for what would later become her life's work.
Sandra Bookman reflects on the anniversary of 9/11: Believing the unbelievable
Eyewitness News anchor Sandra Bookman reflects on the anniversary of 9/11, recalling weeping to her mother on the phone, saying, "Mama, it's bad."
Family fun on Harbes Farm on Long Island
Harbes is known for selling fresh produce like sweet corn, pumpkins, apples and more, but its best-selling product even during the pandemic is good old country fun.
Women's History Month: NY's own Eileen Collins makes history on earth and beyond
Eileen Collins' dreams of flying would take her places where only men had gone before, inspiring countless women along the way and leading our nation back to space after an enormous tragedy.
Connecticut woman helps pass 'Crown Act' to end race-based hair discrimination
As we celebrate Women's History Month, we're taking a closer look at a new piece of legislation that protects both women and men, from race-based hair discrimination.
Women's History Month: Geraldine Ferraro made history as candidate for Vice President
Geraldine Ferraro, a New Yorker who was elected to Congress, later made history when she ran for Vice President of the United States.
Women's History Month: Shirley Chisholm broke barriers, paved way for those who followed her
Shirley Chisholm was the first Black woman elected to Congress and the first Black candidate for a major party's nomination for president.
What is Women's History Month, and why do we celebrate it?
March 1 marks the beginning of Women's History Month, which takes on extra significance in 2021 because many of the centennial celebrations in 2020 to mark women's suffrage were curtailed or canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.