Ken Miguel | ABC7 KGO News Team
Ken Miguel is a Special Projects Producer for ABC7 News, specializing, in long-form, long-term projects that tell the stories of the Bay Area and residents.

A Fremont native, Ken first joined the ABC7 News team in 1994. He has worked in nearly every part of the newsroom, leaving to work as a reporter for KMAX-TV in Sacramento and our sister station in KFSN-TV in Fresno. He also worked as a producer for ABC News based in San Francisco.

Today, he is a multiple time Emmy winner, who works to create content on all of ABC7's platforms. He produces pieces for our newscasts, the I-Team,, and ABC7 Originals for connected TV. He is also our chief drone pilot.

Over the years he has covered some of the nation's largest stories. He has interviewed presidents, and hit the campaign trail with them. He's watched a nation mourn, covering the death of John F. Kennedy, Jr. He's traveled to the jungles of Southern Mexico to witness the incredible poverty, and hope of indigenous people, and to London to help American's understand why the military's argument in favor of a ban of gays and lesbians made little sense.

He's covered hurricanes, political campaigns, wildfires, and the fight of marriage equality.

While he has traveled extensively to cover some of the station's biggest stories, he says there is no better place to cover news, than right here in the Bay Area.

Ken's Stories
Here's how to take a rapid COVID-19 test accurately at home
The recent outbreak of the omicron variant has many people running for store for an over-the-counter rapid test. But simply taking it once isn't enough to tell if you have contracted COVID-19. Here's how to use it the right way for the most accurate results:
Has SF hit rock bottom? Former mayor says city's 'humanitarian' ethic is to blame for recent issues
"It looks pretty bad there is no way to hide it." Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown isn't sugar coating his assessment of San Francisco these days.
EXCLUSIVE: SFPD Chief says 'there has to be some accountability' on retail thefts
In an exclusive, one-on-one interview with ABC7 News Insider Phil Matier, SFPD Chief Bill Scott talks about why organized retail theft is hard to combat (partially because of city ordinances), and explains how criminals involved are prosecuted.
Lesbian pioneers pave the way for LGBTQ+ rights years before Stonewall Riots
Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin could easily be called the mothers of the lesbian rights movement. They spent most of their adult lives fighting for recognition and equality. They founded the Daughters of Bilitis, the first organization for lesbians in the United States in San Francisco in 1955.
California Recall: Here's how to vote in the recall election against Gov. Gavin Newsom
What does a "yes" vote mean? Do I have to choose a candidate even if I vote against the recall? The recall election is less than a month away -- we break down everything you need to know before casting your ballot
How to show proof of vaccination in San Francisco or anywhere in California
Many indoor businesses in San Francisco and other parts of California are requiring proof of vaccination. Here's how to get your digital card.
San Francisco police increasing patrols in popular tourist areas, but will it be enough?
San Francisco is expected to see more than 15 million tourists this year, which could mean billions of dollars for local businesses. But what's being done to curb brazen crime in the city's most popular spots so tourists will want to come back?
What is law enforcement doing to crack down on violent crime in Oakland? Police chief, DA explain
"We are seeing far too many people being arrested by our officers going jail and coming right back out and committing those same crimes in our community. There has to be some level of accountability," said Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong.
Bay Area police chief says rise in assault rifles, ghost guns used to 'hunt and kill' people
Police say there's a rise in assault rifles and ghost guns on Bay Area streets. And what are these weapons now being used for? "Basically to hunt and kill other people," says Hayward's police chief.