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
Sandra Bookman reflects on the anniversary of 9/11
I remember just about every detail of that day...especially the morning: Of waking up later than usual because I'd worked late the night before and would work late again that night because of the election.
Reopen NYC: Take a look inside the Met before it reopens to visitors amid the COVID pandemic
The Metropolitan Museum of Art will reopen its doors to visitors on Saturday and Eyewitness News got a look inside to see the changes visitors can expect.
Coronavirus News: Family, colleagues mourn death of beloved Brooklyn doctor from COVID-19
University Hospital in Brooklyn has seen its share of deaths during the coronavirus pandemic, but the loss of Dr. James Mahoney has shaken the staff to its core.
The link between the stay-at-home mandate and a rise in reports of domestic abuse
Episode 272Rev: Segment 2, Dr. Carla Smith, Senior VP of programs at the Urban Resource Institute shares options and advice for victims of domestic abuse during the stay-at-home mandate.
President of tech start-up believes online banking may help solve some financial issues in under-banked communities
Episode 272Rev: Segment 5, Wole Coaxum, CEO and Founder of MoCaFi shares how MoCaFi is assisting underbanked communities during the coronavirus pandemic.
Trabecular Bypass: New surgical treatment preventing blindness
Episode 272Rev: Segment 6, Dr. Daniel LaRoche, director of Glaucoma services and president of Advanced Eye Care of New York reveals a new treatment for victims of Glaucoma.
Contact Here and Now
Episode 272Rev: Segment 7, Sandra Bookman closes out a revised version of episode 272.
Central Brooklyn Emergency Physician talks COVID-19 part 2
Episode 272, Segment 3: Dr. Rob Gore, Emergency Medicine Physician at SUNY Downstate Medical Center describes the experience of working in the ER during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Central Brooklyn Emergency Medicine Physician talks COVID-19
Dr. Rob Gore, Emergency Medicine Physician at SUNY Downstate Medical Center describes the experience of working in the ER during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus News: NYC social workers stepping up to serve communities amid COVID-19 crisis
New York City social workers have stepped up to serve communities in need despite the lockdown surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.