Erica Mandy is an award-winning reporter who joined CBS2 and KCAL9 News in August 2014.
Erica has covered news around the country. In her first job in Columbia, Missouri (KMIZ-TV), she covered the devastating aftermath of a tornado in Joplin and won awards for investigative reporting. She then moved to Portland, Oregon (KATU-TV), where she covered intense Occupy protests and was one of the first reporters on the scene of a high school shooting.
You’ll now find Erica on KCAL9 at 10pm and CBS2 at 11pm Sunday through Thursday nights, covering everything from national breaking news to stories about everyday, inspiring people.
Erica grew up in the Kansas City area and graduated from Indiana University’s journalism school.
She now loves calling LA home, with its sunny weather and beautiful outdoors. She lives in the South Bay with her husband and two cats, where they enjoy weekly trips to the beach!
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Detectives say the shooting may be linked to Mexican drug cartels.
They are calling for the arrest of an off-duty officer who was caught on video firing his gun.