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
Brooklyn church hit by huge fire during Easter Sunday mass
Flames started during the 1:00 Spanish mass at Our Lady of the Rosary of Pompeii on 225 Seigel St. in Bushwick.
Students at NYC Performing Arts School raise over $40,000 to save drama program
Seventh graders at a performing arts school in New York City, touting notable alumni like Alicia Keys, Jesse Eisenberg, Britney Spears, launched a GoFundMe to save its drama program.
Man who allegedly pushed his girlfriend on subway tracks in Lower Manhattan faces judge
Christian Valdez, 35, is charged in the attempted murder of his girlfriend after allegedly shoving her in front of an oncoming train at the Fulton Street station.
St. Patrick's Cathedral funeral service for transgender advocate Cecilia Gentili sparks controversy
This weekend, the cathedral's pastor offered a mass of reparation following the service for Cecilia Gentili, a well-known transgender advocate - a service that church leaders now describe as 'sacrilegious and deceptive.'
Growing memorial for Alexei Navalny outside Russian Consulate on Upper East Side
The growing memorial with loving - and a few angry messages, has been drawing crowds of New York-based supporters feeling the void left behind by the loss of a unifying figure whose shoes would seem impossible to fill.
Curfew to go into effect at 20 more shelters housing asylum seekers in New York City
The curfew policy is already in effect at some of the larger migrant shelters and is common in many homeless shelters.
Doorman steps in to help woman being robbed outside of an apartment building on Upper East Side
Although the doorman was unable to stop the robbery, he did stop the incident from becoming much worse.
Brothers indicted after alleged ghost guns, explosives and 'hit list' found in Queens home
Officials say in the home the brothers shared with other family members, there were also homemade IEDs, assault weapons and ammunition and a hit list -- which included public figures.
Victims of gun violence share their stories during Gun Violence Survivors Week
It's an election year and those who have lost loved ones to gun violence are hoping to turn their pain into purpose.
SUV hits two people pushing strollers in double hit-and-run in Midtown, witnesses say
Witnesses say a yellow SUV, possibly a taxi, hit one person pushing a stroller - and then sped away and hit another person hitting a stroller.