Thursday, December 7, 2023


Channel 7 News Albuquerque Live

KOAT News LogoKOAT News is a US TV station that runs at Virtual CH 7 and covers the entire Albuquerque, New Mexico area as well as Santa Fe’s State Capital. Channel 7 Albuquerque works under the ownership of Hearst Television, which is further managed by Hearst Communications. KOAT 7 takes its primary content from Hearst Communications. Get the KOAT live stream on local Albuquerque cable services and satellite networks. Moreover, it comes on-air over the antenna and can be accessed at KOAT News follows the branding KOAT Action 7 for its news telecast. KOAT 7 News is your home to Albuquerque News, KOAT Breaking News, Sports (local/international), Politics, KOAT Weather, Community Coverage, Traffic Updates, and more.

Find local stories, Albuquerque MN News, Coronavirus update, and investigative stories in the station’s news section. Get detailed weather updates including current conditions, hourly/10day/weekend weather forecast, KOAT radar, closings and delays, and extended forecast. Other features include Matter of Fact, State of Addiction, As Seen on 7, KOATs for Kids, Alerts, Solutions Project, New Mexico United, Balloon Fiesta, uLocal, and Stitch.

KOAT News Live Stream

Enjoy the breaking news Albuquerque, top stories, KOAT weather, live sports, and many other things at HD KOAT live stream. The quality is best, and you can watch it any time of the day. Even if your internet connection isn’t too much strong, you can still watch it since the streaming speed is perfect. Enjoy the wonderful political programs and thrilling drama series with a single tap.

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General FAQs

What channel is ABC in Albuquerque?

Viewers in Albuquerque watch the latest news and weather on KOAT News by tuning the station at Virtual CH 7. Keep yourself engaged with Albuquerque news today, KOAT weather, and wonderful TV series in HD.

Did Eric Green leave KOAT TV?

No, Eric Green didn’t leave KOAT News and he is still a part of the channel as a Morning Meteorologist. He is an Emmy award winner who has been serving Albuquerque since January 2010. He has been a part of the KOAT weather because he loves Albuquerque’s diverse weather, specifically the winter season. Green completed his education at Saint Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minnesota. He acquired a BS degree in atmospheric sciences. He started researching weather during his University days and conducted award-winning research on tornados in Northern Plains.

How old is Nancy Laflin of KOAT TV?

Nancy Laflin Age

We dont know how old is Nancy Laflin but guessing from her appearance she looks like a woman in her 40s. This information, however, is just a wild guess and there isn’t any solid source backing up this statement. Nancy Laflin has been a part of KOAT since February 2013. She has been reporting and investigating stories for years. Two awards, including the Readers’ Choice award for Best Reporter and Best Investigative Journalist, were given to Laflin by the Albuquerque Journal and Albuquerque Journal North. Moreover, she was also awarded by the Mexico Foundation for Open Government with William S. Doxpm Forst Amendment Award. Not to mention her achievement of getting chose for Emmy nomination in 2017.

Laflin began her career life at KENS-TV as a TV Reporter in 1995 and then moved to KOAT News in June 2000 after serving KENS for 5 years. In April 2005, Nancy joined Music Commission as an Executive Director and served the company for almost 6 years. Later, Laflin was transferred to KRQW 13 as a Reporter in February 2011. In February 2013, Nancy was returned to KOAT TV News.

How do a place an event on KOAT TV?

If you want to palace an event on KOAT News, you can provide the required information to the station by submitting a form at the channel’s official website. However, the form isn’t currently available right now. They are working to put it back on the website as soon as possible.

Is Royale Da part of KOAT TV?

Royale Da Story

Yes, Royale Da is a part of KOAT TV as an anchor and reporter. She joined the station in April 2008. It has been more than 13 years and Royale cherishes her each and every moment here in Albuquerque. She is an expert in both print and broadcast journalism. Royal is passionate about aiding Special Olympics. She supported it way before coming to New Mexico. She is also a participant of the Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ). Furthermore, Before being a member of the Action 7 News Team, Royale Da used to work for KOLN Lincoln. She took the start of her career at KBJR TV in March 2002 after completing her education at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.

Action 7 News Team

KOAT News team is one of the best teams in New Mexico both in terms of reporting and ethics. Of course, their duty includes reporting the best news to the public but they always keep in mind ethical values and morality. The anchors and reporters of the KOAT News team include Doug Fernandez, Ron Burke, Kalyn Norwood, Royale Da, John Cardinale, Stephanie Muniz, T.J. Wilham, Stella Sun, and others. Greg Shepperd Acts as a News Director of the KOAT Action 7 channel. Under his direction, the team covers everything from critical accidents to political discussions. Make sure to say Hello, if you meet any team member anywhere in Albuquerque.

Kalyn Norwood: Anchor/Reporter in KOAT News Team

Kalyn’s Career

Kalyn NorwoodDoug Fernandez is a news anchor at Channel 7 News Albuquerque since August 2020. Kalyn loves broadcast media because it provides her an opportunity to raise an issue that matters most to the public. She hopes that if not all, some of her stories will make a positive difference in some person’s life. Norwood manages an anchor desk every Weekend night on KOAT News and conducts reporting during the weekdays. She has exhibited perfect history in working in broadcast journalism. Kalyn is skilled in handling the anchor desk, reporting news, and writing stories right on deadline. Norwood took her degree in BA Braodcast and Digital Journalism in 2015 at the University of Southern California.

Before being a part of KOAT 7, Kalyn was a member of KVUE TV ABC from February 2018 to August 2020. She also worked in KEZI 9 News as a Weekend News Personality from February 2016 to February 2018. Moreover, Norwood served Anenvberg TV News as a Producer, MMJ, Reporter, and Anchor from August 2013 to December 2015. The other companies where Kalyn worked are Martin Chase Productions, Fox Network Group, TD Jakes Film & Entertainment, USC Gold School of Law, Trojan Vision Television, and KTLA News.

Live Super Doppler 7 Team

Live Super Doppler 7 TeamKOAT Weather is one of the major focuses of KOAT TV 7. From 7-Day Forecast to Severe Weather Updates based on the KOAT Radar, the KOAT Weather team provides minute-by-minute updates to the viewers in Albuquerque. The team consists of four skilled meteorologists including Joe Diaz (Chief Meteorologist), Byron Morton, Kelly Franson, and Eric Green. They are the pillars of the weather section and understand the climate in New Mexico very well since they have been chasing weather for years. Moreover, the Live Super Doppler 7 team also handles the KOAT weather radar perfectly and crafts a powerful weather forecast based on the information provided by the radar. Stay in tune to get the latest updates on Albuquerque weather from these experienced meteorologists.

Kelly Franson: Meteorologist at KOAT Weather

Kelly FransonKelly Franson has been covering Albuquerque weather since April 2019. She is one of the skilled personalities that the KOAT Weather team has in its squad. Franson presents the latest weather forecast based on the KOAT Radar for the people of Albuquerque at 4 pm every Monday to Friday. Kelly did BS in Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology at The University of North Dakota. Prior to joining KOAT 7 News, Franson was a Communications Specialist at the Edmonds School of Districts for one year from April 2018 to April 2019.

She also worked for KIRO 7 as a Content Creator and Meteorologist from December 2014 to December 2017. In September 2007, Kelly joined WBTV as a Reporter and a Meteorologist. She served the channel for almost 7 and a half years. Her other work experience includes being Chief Meteorologist and Environmental Reporter at KBOI from November 2005 to August 2007, Chief Meteorologist at KIDK from April 2003 to November 2005, and General Assignment Reporter at KVLY from August 2002 to December 2002.

KOAT Action 7 News and Weather App

KOAT News has been putting a lot of resources on its digital version too and KOAT Action 7 News and Weather App is a part of that. The app provides Albuquerque local news, KOAT News Today, Albuquerque NM News, KOAT Breaking News, KOAT weather, sports, politics, and everything. They keep the app fresh and introduce some new features every now and then with the latest update.
Broadcast Studio for KOAT News
Broadcast Studio for KOAT News | Courtesy: Twitter

The newly redesigned KOAT Action 7 News and Weather App is now even better. Access the day’s biggest news, videos, and slideshows all from the home screen. Story pages are now more detailed with embedded images and videos. You can now watch a story and read a story at the same time, which is a great feature for multitaskers. The latest KOAT News app also features a customizable weather widget giving you 24/7 access to interactive KOAT Radar, hour-by-hour forecast, and quick-casts from the Live Super Doppler Weather Team. Catch up to the latest newscast live or immediately after it aired with the new improved KAOT live steam bar that is always at the top of the app. Other features include the KOAT TV Schedule, Community Coverage, Albuquerque News Today, and KOAT school closings.

KOAT TV 7 Programming

KOAT Channel 7 programming list includes shows that air from Monday to Sunday on the live TV or over different streaming platforms via KOAT live stream. The Shows include Action 7 News Live, Soul of a Nation, Rams 360,  Action 7 News More in the Morning Saturday, ABC News Nightline, and College Football Scoreboard.

20/20 Action 7 News Live at 10 pm Soul of a Nation Rams 360
Jimmy Kimmel Live Today’s Homeowner With Danny Lipford ABC News Nightline Action 7 News More in the Morning Saturday
College Football Scoreboard Good Morning America Saturday NCAA Football SSN Sports Pure Outdoor
Nashville Insider ABC Fall Preview Wipeout Storm of Suspicion
Central Avenue Inside Investigations Ready, Set, Renovate! Raceweek
This Week With George Stephanopoulos Coffee With America Ocean Treks With Jeff Corwin Free Enterprise
Hearts of Heroes Just in Time Incredible Dog Challenge WNBA Basketball Celebrity Family Feud
ABC World News Tonight With David Muir Incredible Dog Challenge Teen Kids News Teen Kids News
Castle America’s Funniest Home Videos The Chase The View
To Tell the Truth The Dr. Oz Show The Ellen DeGeneres Show Entertainment Tonight

About KOAT News

ABC News Albuquerque first hit the air on 28 September 1953. It was the second TV station to begin operations, the first one was KGGM CH 13. The studios of KOAT TV are situated in Northeast Albuquerque’s Carlisle Boulevard. However, the station’s transmitter lies on Sandia Crest.

Tel: (505) 884-7777
Tower Location: Sandia Crest, northeast of Albuquerque
Brand Name: KOAT 7

Coverage Map

KOAT News Coverage Map
KOAT News Coverage Map | Source:
Trevelyan Cosmo
Trevelyan Cosmo
A professional writer since 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics, Trevelyan Cosmo ran the creative writing department for the major News Channels until 2019. He then worked as a Senior content writer with, including national newspapers, magazines, and online work. He specializes in economics and broadcasting communications.

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