Chris Wolfe
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Chris Wolfe arrived at KTLA in 2006 and continues to report on all shifts, covering news anytime between 4:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Chris started watching newsmagazines such as "60 Minutes" and "20/20" at a very young age, and became hooked on TV news.

Before KTLA, his career path has taken him to Myrtle Beach, S.C., Fort Myers, Fla., and Atlanta. Chris has worked as a travel correspondent, weather anchor, news anchor, news writer and reporter at several stations and TV networks, including The Weather Channel and CNN, where he covered Hurricane Katrina.

Chris, like many Southern Californians, is a transplant. He grew up in the northeastern part of the country, but spent years abroad. His father, a former financial manager for General Electric, took the family to Singapore from 1978 to 1981. Chris attended an American school on the Southeast Asian island and says the experience was one of the most rewarding in his life. The overseas job allowed the Wolfe family to travel around the world every summer during trips back to the U.S. to visit family and friends.

Chris earned a Bachelor of Science degree in broadcast journalism from Boston University and then embarked on his career. He loves Southern California and intends to stay here for years to come.


Recent Articles
  • The NASA rocket Antares exploded upon launch in Wallops Island, Virginia, on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. (Credit: NASA)

    NASA Rocket That Exploded Was Carrying Science Experiment From San Marino High School

    The unmanned, NASA spacecraft that exploded in Virginia on Tuesday was carrying science experiments from 18 different high schools across the U.S., including San Marino High School. Chris Wolfe reports for the KTLA 5 News at 6 on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014.

  • Officer Shaun Diamond was a 16-year veteran of law enforcement. (Credit: Pomona Police Department)

    SWAT Officer Critically Wounded Serving Warrant in Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Case

    A Pomona SWAT officer was shot and critically wounded during a joint law enforcement operation in San Gabriel early Tuesday related to an investigation into outlaw motorcycle gangs, police said. The shooting occurred around 2 a.m. at a residence in the 100 block of San Marino Avenue, according to a news release from the Pomona Police Department. Officer Shaun Diamond was the first one through the door when SWAT made entry into the location and was immediately hit by a […]

  • A health care worker is seen preparing for an Ebola drill at UCLA Medical Center in October 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Hundreds Attend Ebola Question-and-Answer Forum Held in Irvine

    Medical experts gathered in Irvine on Monday to address community fears and concerns over how well the city was prepared to handle a possible case of Ebola. Chris Wolfe reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. More Videos:

  • Kristen Roush, an 8th grade teacher at La Paz Intermediate School, was arrested for lewd and lascivious acts with a child. (Credit: Orange County Sheriff's Department)

    Middle School Teacher in Mission Viejo Arrested for Lewd Acts With Student

    A 34-year-old teacher in Mission Viejo was arrested Friday after a monthslong investigation into an alleged inappropriate relationship with a student at La Paz Intermediate School. Kristen Roush, an 8th grade teacher, was arrested at her home in Aliso Viejo for lewd and lascivious acts with a child in connection with the case, according to a news release from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. The investigation began in July after the alleged victim’s parents became “concerned over what they perceived […]

  • Rescue workers can be seen performing CPR on a 9-year-old girl who was shot in Anaheim. (Credit: On Scene Video)

    Girl, 9, Shot and Killed While Playing in Front Yard in Anaheim

    A 9-year-old girl was fatally shot Wednesday night while she was playing in the front yard of an apartment complex in Anaheim. The shooting was reported at 7:15 p.m. in the 2300 block of West Greenacre Avenue, which is located next to Brookhurst Community Park, according to Lt. Bob Dunn with the Anaheim Police Department. “I see the dad holding the little girl and he was just screaming … begging to God that she’d live,” witness River Hernandez said. A […]

  • Cell phone video captures the frantic efforts to save a young man wounded in a car-to-car shooting in Rosemead.

    Exclusive Video of Fatal Car-to-Car Shooting in Rosemead (Graphic Content)

    Graphic cellphone video showed the frantic aftermath of a car-to-car shooting in Rosemead on Tuesday and the efforts of rescuers to save the life of a young man fatally wounded in the attack. The shooting was reported around 4:30 p.m. near the intersection of at Muscatel and Garvey avenues (map), according to Lt. Loy McBride with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The victim was riding with his girlfriend, who wished to remain anonymous, in a black Infiniti when they […]

  • Former Harlem Globetrotter Rico Omarr Harris is shown in a photo distributed by the Yolo County Sheriff's Office.

    Former Harlem Globetrotter Disappears on Road Trip From Alhambra to Seattle

    Family members were asking for the public’s help Monday in locating Rico Omarr Harris, a former member of the Harlem Globetrotters from Alhambra, who disappeared while driving to Seattle, authorities said. The 37-year-old left his mother’s Alhambra home around 1 a.m. Friday, Oct. 10, according to a news release from the Yolo County Sheriff’s Office. His car was located three days later at a Yolo County park, the release stated. Harris’ mother, Margaret Fernandez, told KTLA that she last spoke […]

  • LAUSD Supt. John Deasy, seen in this file photo, was expected to step down on Oct. 16, 2014. according to the Los Angeles Times. (Credit: KTLA)

    Embattled LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy Announces Resignation

    Beleaguered Los Angeles Unified School District Supt. John Deasy announced Thursday that he had tendered his resignation. Deasy would stay on with the district on a special assignment through the end of the year, according to a join statement from the superintendent and the school district. Former Supt. Ramon Cortines was appointed to serve temporarily as Superintendent of Schools until a replacement for Deasy can be found, according to a separate statement from LAUSD. He would begin his tenure on […]

  • A neighborhood in Van Nuys was evacuated after a suspicious package report on Oct. 14, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Stolen Truck Found With Drugs, Suspicious Device Prompts Evacuation in Van Nuys

    A stolen truck that was reported to contain drugs and a suspected explosive device in Van Nuys Monday prompted the evacuation of a shopping center and surrounding neighborhood, authorities said. Officer found a stolen truck with a suspicious package inside just before 11 a.m. near the intersection of Sepulveda Boulevard and Sherman Way, Los Angeles Police Department Officer Liliana Preciado said. The all-clear was declared by about 3 p.m., another LAPD spokesperson said. Traffic was expected to remain impacted for some time […]