Victor Oquendo

Victor Oquendo
Victor Oquendo is a correspondent for ABC News based in Miami. Prior to joining ABC News, he worked at the WPLG affiliate for almost a decade as a reporter and anchor for... Read More »
Victor Oquendo is a correspondent for ABC News based in Miami. Prior to joining ABC News, he worked at the WPLG affiliate for almost a decade as a reporter and anchor for its weekly evening newscasts. A versatile journalist, he has covered some of the biggest stories in South Florida. He helped lead WPLG’s reporting when the United States restored diplomatic relations with Cuba, traveling to the island to cover Pope Francis’ and President Obama’s visits. In 2016, Oquendo tracked Hurricane Matthew up the East Coast, offering gripping live reports from the field as well as powerful interviews with those whose homes were devastated by the storm. In 2018, he covered Hurricane Michael as it tore through the south east. Outside of the U.S., Oquendo has reported multiple developing stories from Puerto Rico and Central and South America. With the 2019 Puerto Rico protests against Governor Ricardo A. Rosselló, Oquendo reported ongoing updates deep within San Juan. He also followed the crisis in Venezuela along the border with Colombia and the earthquake in Guatemala that took the lives of more than 100 people. Oquendo started his broadcasting career in sports, working as the weekend sports anchor. He covered all of South Florida’s professional and college teams, reporting on the Miami Heat during the LeBron James era including runs to the NBA Finals in 2010, 2011, and 2013. He also did a feature story on Miami Heat forward Chris Anderson, interviewing Anderson’s estranged mother at his childhood home, revealing a side to the man, who’s mostly known for his tattoos, that few had seen. He graduated from the University of Miami with a degree in broadcast journalism and international studies. « Read Less
By Type
Blogs (0)
Videos (0)
Photos (0)
Recipes (0)
By Date
Today (0)
Last 7 days (0)
More Options
By Show or Section
Results 1 - 10 of 28 for byline:Victor Oquendo
previous || next
Brazil in crisis as COVID-19 rages across country: Reporter's Notebook
By Victor Oquendo
April 5, 2021 Story from International Victor Oquendo , ABC News
Florida hospital becoming overwhelmed by COVID-19 surge
By Victor Oquendo, Katherine Carroll and Haley Yamada
August 12, 2021 Story from US Victor Oquendo, Katherine Carroll, Haley Yamada , ABC News
Surfside survivor recalls harrowing escape from collapsed building
By Enjoli Francis, Victor Oquendo and Haley Yamada
July 9, 2021 Story from US Enjoli Francis, Victor Oquendo, Haley Yamada , ABC News
UPS driver, bystander, suspects identified from Florida shootout that left 4 dead
By Ella Torres and Victor Oquendo
December 6, 2019 Story from US Ella Torres, Victor Oquendo , ABC News
New bill aims to improve Uber, Lyft safety in wake of college student's killing
By Victor Oquendo, Emily Shapiro and Scott Withers
April 2, 2019 Story from US Victor Oquendo, Emily Shapiro, Scott Withers , ABC News
'Forgotten' Puerto Rico residents fear another big storm as hurricane season kicks off
By Joshua Hoyos, VICTOR OQUENDO and Brandon Baur
June 1, 2018 Story from US Joshua Hoyos, Victor Oquendo, Brandon Baur , ABC News
Man who owes $500K in child support vanishes into ocean on paddleboard; 'I want answers,' brother says
By Emily Shapiro and VICTOR OQUENDO
March 28, 2018 Story from US Emily Shapiro, Victor Oquendo , ABC News
Dancing college grads dragged off stage, school apologizes for being 'inappropriately aggressive'
By Karma Allen, VICTOR OQUENDO and Bill Hutchinson
May 8, 2018 Story from US Karma Allen, Victor Oquendo, Bill Hutchinson , ABC News
Roller coaster passenger who survived 34-foot fall was 'praying it was over'
June 18, 2018 Story from GMA Victor Oquendo, M.L. Nestel , ABC News
Bolivia eyes lithium in picturesque salt flats as country's big moneymaker
By Aude Soichet, Durrell Dawson, VICTOR OQUENDO and Kelly McCarthy
September 21, 2018 Story from Business Aude Soichet, Durrell Dawson, Victor Oquendo, Kelly McCarthy , ABC News
previous || next
Connect with Us
Social Tools Facebook Twitter Twitter Connect with Us YouTube RSS