- Full Name Curt Sandoval
- Nationality American
- Birthplace Denver
- Occupation Sports Anchor and Reporter
- University Metro State College
- Education Bachelor's in Sports Communication
- Relationship Status Married
- Awards 7 Emmy Awards
Curt Sandoval | BiographyABC7 Eyewitness News
Curt Sandoval is a Denver-native sports journalist currently tenured at the Los Angeles-based TV station ABC7 as their sports anchor for the show 'Eyewitness News.'
Who is Curt Sandoval?
Curt Sandoval is a 7 times Emmy Award-winning sports anchor and reporter. He has worked with over half a dozen TV stations since beginning his professional journalism career in 1986. Currently, he is stationed at ABC7, Los Angeles as their weekend sports anchor for the show titled Eyewitness News.
Sandoval’s birth information, parents’ identity, and other early life aspects are currently unavailable on authentic online sources. However, regarding his academics, he is a 1986 graduate in Sports Communication from Metro State College in Denver.
Sandoval first joined ABC7 as their sports reporter almost 23 years ago, in 1999. Before moving to Los Angeles, he was in San Diego for over six years broadcasting sports. In addition, he has also served in the media relations department of the football team Denver Broncos Football Club.
Besides sports journalism, Sandoval is also an athlete himself. He is an avid marathon runner. He has competed in different marathon competitions. Moreover, Sandoval has also finished a number of 140-mile-long Ironman Triathlons. As reported by abc7.com, Sandoval’s motivation behind completing such a long-distance endurance race was to raise a fund amounting to five thousand dollars for the Challenged Athletes Foundation.
Is Curt Sandoval Married?
Like Sandoval’s other personal life details, information about his past and present relationship, marriage, or wife is also scarce on the internet.
Nonetheless, the ABC7 sports reporter’s Twitter bio suggests he is a dad to his two children. He writes “Dad of Two” on the bio section of his official Twitter handle. It further suggests he is a married man. However, he has not shared his wife’s name and his children’s details with the media.
Curt Sandoval is a Fighter
The renowned Sports journalist, Sandoval, is a cancer survivor. He was diagnosed with Lymphoma in 2014 and fought with it for around a year before he fully recovered.
Sandoval shared details about his life-threatening illness and his struggles through it via a story on his Facebook handle on 31 October 2015. Below the story, he also uploaded a few images from his treatment.
According to the post, he learned about the disease on the night of Halloween in 2014. He also revealed in the same story that his mother had died of cancer, and his dad is a two times cancer survivor.
Thus, after the diagnosis, Sandoval’s doctors worked hand in hand with the Lymphoma research center at UCLA (University of California Los Angeles) for his treatment.