Espinosa at the 2013 Imagen Awards
|Born||Rose Elizabeth Espinosa
Los Angeles, California
|Residence||Los Angeles, California|
|Awards||2 Time Emmy Award Winner|
Prior to KTLA, she was one of the correspondents for Good Day L.A. on KTTV. She also reported for KMEX and for XETV San Diego, and has presented weekly movie review segment on the "Fox Morning Show". As of 2014 she is co-host of a radio program on KFI with Mark Thompson in the early afternoon.
She has traveled to Uganda and Rwanda where she interviewed child warriors, and to Pakistan to interview women about arranged marriages in Islamabad, Lahore, and Peshawar-an Al-Qaeda stronghold. She reported about disabled and abandoned children in El Salvador.
She is an advocate for the rights of the disabled and helps community groups and non-profit organizations, such as Ability First and HOLA (Heart of Los Angeles).
Your OWN Show: Oprah's Search for the Next TV Star
In December 2010 she was one of 10 finalists to host a show on the Oprah Winfrey Network. As a contestant on Your OWN Show: Oprah's Search for the Next TV Star, she said she would like to host a show about learning disabilities. Her younger brother who has learning disability inspired her idea to host such a show. Espinosa was eliminated in the fifth episode of the contest.
- KTLA On-Air Talent Bio >> Elizabeth Espinosa. URL accessed on April 4, 2010.
- "KTLA's Elizabeth Espinosa Selected as Finalist for Oprah's New TV Show". KTLA. December 31, 2010.