Tom Abrahams
Weekend Evening Anchor Tom Abrahams has traveled the world for Eyewitness News since arriving from Orlando in 1999.

From Chernobyl and the Panama Canal, to The Amazon Jungle and the Black Sea, he has shown Eyewitness News viewers how far away places affect our lives here in Southeast Texas.

Tom also covers national politics and stories that relate to energy, the environment, and the economy.

Since 2006, he has produced five half-hour special reports on subjects including the new space race, the 2008 presidential election, and the future of energy production.

His award-winning reports include three regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, the most recent in 2010 for an in-depth look at overcrowded trauma centers.

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Tom is a proud graduate of the University of Florida in Gainesville and is married with two children.

Tom's Stories
UH goes virtual with live tours for prospective students
The University of Houston is taking the virtual experience to another level!
Texas allows bars to open Friday under Phase II
As the reopening continues, the state saw its biggest single-day jump in cases over the weekend since the pandemic began.
Rice University graduates celebrate with virtual ceremony
COVID-19 pushed many graduations online, but a Rice student gave his classmates the celebration they deserved.
Owners of Three Brothers Bakery share advice to small business owners amid pandemic
The owners have gone through their share of difficult times, and now they're offering advice to others.
College students prepare to enter economy during pandemic
The unemployment rate has skyrocketed due to COVID-19, and many college graduates are nervous about entering into the job market.
'The world absolutely needs you:' University president's message to class of 2020
It may take new routes to get there, but university leaders are certain: "The class of 2020 is going to be one of truly extraordinary classes."
Houston-area high school class of 2020 takes on new, undefined paths amid pandemic
Virtual learning? Spending graduation alone in front of a computer? Here's how these seniors are preparing for their first year of college.
Woman becomes novelist after losing job during COVID-19 pandemic
She's also offering advice to other people who may have been laid off during the pandemic.
"He was exceptional," Houston remembers Willie Dixon
Willie Dixon wasn't just a photojournalist. He wasn't just someone who laced every tweet, text, and email with emojis. He was a presence.
Houston VA nurses recount volunteer efforts in New Orleans
When duty called, seven nurses here at the VA hospital in Houston answered. They went to New Orleans to help fight COVID-19 in one of the hardest hit areas of the country.