Sonia Rincón
Sonia Rincón is a general assignment reporter for WABC-TV. Raised in four out of five boroughs of the city (all but Queens!), Sonia is thrilled to tell New York's day-to day stories, documenting its changes, challenges, cultural richness and resiliency.

If her name sounds familiar, you may have heard her voice on New York's all-news radio station 1010 WINS, where she spent 15 years as an anchor and reporter while freelance reporting for New York-area television stations, before joining the Eyewitness News team full-time in May 2022.

Her broadcast journalism career began at Emerson College in Boston, where she served as news director for college radio station WERS-FM. Before returning home to New York, Sonia reported and anchored news for radio stations in Connecticut, Maine, Virginia and Pennsylvania including KYW Newsradio in Philadelphia.

Sonia earned numerous awards in her 20+ year radio career, including an Edward R. Murrow award for storm coverage of Ida in 2021.

She also has served as an adjunct lecturer at CUNY's Newmark Graduate School of Journalism.

Sonia has Colombian and Scottish heritage and is fluent in Spanish. When she's not working, Sonia enjoys theater and live music, fitness classes and cooking. She lives in the Bronx, is a die-hard Yankees fan and a proud alumna of LaGuardia High School of Music and Art and Performing Arts.

Sonia's Stories
Woman rescues abandoned dog in NYC subway after seeing Instagram post
Sometimes we find friends in mysterious places, like abandoned dogs on Instagram.
Man wanted for scrawling antisemitic symbols across 2 neighborhoods Queens
The NYPD is investigating six incidents of antisemitic vandalism in two neighborhoods in Queens since Monday.
NYPD's Judith Harrison blazes trail as commanding officer of counterterrorism unit
In 26 years, Judith Harrison moved up steadily into more demanding roles, sometimes as the first woman in them.
The push to get vendors off sidewalks in Flushing
The vendors on Main Street in Downtown Flushing sell clothes, food, and household items.
New legislation introduced in New York City to help prevent lithium-ion battery fires
Lithium-ion battery explosions are now the third leading cause of fires in New York City after smoking and open flames, according to the FDNY.
Family in danger of losing rent-stabilized apartment in Hell's Kitchen due to pandemic
A couple living in a rent-regulated apartment in Manhattan since 1980, could lose their home because of unforeseen circumstances created by the pandemic.
Mom, daughter among many Ukrainian refugees hoping to make living in New Jersey
A mother and her young daughter are trying to make a new life for themselves in New Jersey after fleeing Ukraine.
Police investigating deadly shooting at Bronx intersection where Junior attacked in 2018
The shooting occurred at the same intersection where Lesandro 'Junior' Guzman Feliz was attacked in 2018. There is a mural at the intersection for him now.
Young 'The Lion King' actors take part in Black History Month tradition
A backstage tradition that's been going on for years took center stage amongst the youngest cast members of Broadway's 'The Lion King' in honor of Black History Month.
Community rallies together in support of Brooklyn U-Haul rampage victims
The victims of last week's U-Haul tragedy had different backgrounds - most were immigrants, some were working at the time - and there are physical and emotional scars that still haven't healed.