CeFaan Kim
Since joining WABC-TV in 2015, CeFaan Kim has covered a wide range of important stories. During the pandemic shutdown, he reported nightly from the streets of New York City, speaking with health care workers, gravediggers, farmers and others impacted by the health crisis.

CeFaan also reported daily on the Black Lives Matter protests that followed the murder of George Floyd. He covered the 2020 presidential election recount in Pennsylvania, the Chelsea terrorist bombing and protests of President Trump's travel ban at JFK airport.

CeFaan has consistently reported on poverty within the AAPI community, including an exclusive report in 2016 on Asian-American seniors who were riding casino buses to help make ends meet and how the pandemic has impacted Chinatown in NYC.

Throughout the pandemic CeFaan has been at the forefront covering the rise of anti-Asian hate crimes, interviewing and telling the stories of countless victims. His reporting helped spark a national conversation on anti-Asian hate and changed how the NYPD investigates anti-Asian hate crimes.

He is the recipient of a national Edward R. Murrow Award for his coverage during the coronavirus pandemic, multiple Emmy awards including for his coverage during the BLM protests, and a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for his anti-Asian hate coverage.

CeFaan is also a veteran who served as a U.S. Army Reserve Sergeant. He is the former co-chair of the Asian American Journalists Association's Media Watch Committee and serves as an AAJA mentor.

CeFaan's Stories
Students perform Tony Bennett tribute concert at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts
They sparkled under the stars in the Tony Bennett Concert Hall at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts High School.
Some Harlem residents fed up over bright light shining into their apartment windows
The bright lights are meant to light up a parking lot but are shining into apartments instead.
Hundreds gather to pay respects at wake for NJ college freshman killed in Nashville shooting
The Manasquan, New Jersey community came together to remember the life of 18-year-old Jillian Ludwig, who died after a shooting in Nashville last week.
Incumbent takes on former incumbent in competitive City Council race in Queens
The race for City Council District 19, the most competitive council race this year, involves an incumbent facing off against a former incumbent.
Ghosts, goblins creep though pews of St. John the Divine during Halloween extravaganza
St. John the Divine was in need of divine intervention with ghosts and goblins creeping through the pews.
NYC Council discusses safety inspections after 1-year-old dies at day care
At a city council oversight hearing Thursday on the Mayor's Management Report, the results were troubling.
Former NFL athlete is working to give 'fatherless' inmates a second chance
As founder of Fatherless No More, Pastor Tim Johnson, a former NFL athlete, says the goal of the program is to give participants the chance to become law abiding citizens.
Pro-Palestinian demonstrators express frustration as they march through Astoria
Pro-Palestinian demonstrators spilled onto Steinway Street as thousands marched in Queens on Wednesday night.
Solidarity vigil for Israel held in Brooklyn
Meanwhile, in Borough Park, anguish filled the streets. Congregants from dozens of synagogues nearby prayed for peace.
Jewish community in NYC search for answers amid deadly Israel Hamas war
Comfort was found inside the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue on the Upper West Side Wednesday night, as many Jewish New Yorkers gathered in solidarity.