Karla Ray, WFTV.com

Karla Ray, WFTV.com

Anchor and Reporter

Karla Ray anchors Eyewitness News This Morning on Saturday and Sundays, and is an investigative reporter for the 9 Investigates unit. Karla joined the Eyewitness News team in October 2012 after spending two and a half years covering news on the Southwest Florida coast. She Through her work as an investigative reporter in the Fort Myers market, Karla exposed a billing dispute may have led to a man's death, leading to sweeping changes at Naples Community Health. She also brought viewers the story of Aaron Edwards during the 2012 legislative session in Tallahassee, as the boy fought to have a claims bill passed following an injury at Lee Memorial Health. The $15-million bill became the second-largest judgment awarded through the Florida legislature. Her coverage earned her an Emmy nomination in the fall of 2012 and a regional Edward R. Murrow award in spring of 2013. Before moving to Florida, she worked in the Black Hills of South Dakota for CBS affiliate KELO-TV. While cutting her teeth in the news business, Karla did everything from reporting to shooting video, editing, producing and anchoring. She was solely responsible for KELO-TV's western South Dakota coverage, keeping tabs on 19 counties in two time zones. A photographer in her spare time, she's happy to now have endless scenery to capture in sunny Florida. She enjoys spending her spare time with her fiancé and their puppy, a Pekingese named Murrow.

Latest Headlines by Karla Ray



Homes taken with a signature and a stamp; for months, 9 Investigates has been highlighting just how easy it can be to transfer ownership of a property with forged deeds. Now, the state is looking to crack down, but as Investigative Reporter Karla Ray discovered, the plan might not be enough to stop these cases from happening.









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