Marcus Solis ’91


WABC-TV, New York

Marcus Solis has spent nearly two decades covering stories from every corner of the New York metropolitan area as well as national and international locations.

Solis joined Eyewitness News in 1997 as a general assignment reporter and has worked at the station’s New Jersey and Westchester bureaus. He was part of the station’s Peabody Award-winning coverage of the events of 9/11 and led the station’s coverage of the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.

Solis was among the first New York journalists to report from Haiti following the 2010 earthquake and has covered papal visits in Mexico City, hurricanes in Puerto Rico and the dissident movement in Cuba. He began his career at WFAS AM-FM before moving to WDTV in Clarksburg, West Virginia. He spent four years as an anchor/reporter at New York 1 News.

As a student at the Newhouse School, Solis was a recipient of the Bob Costas Scholarship.