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
  • Pea-sized hail covered Huntington Beach Monday morning. (Credit: KTLA)

    Huntington Beach Turns Into ‘Winter Wonderland’ as Hail Blankets Sand and Pier in Rare Sight

    The tail end of a storm that moved across Southern California over the weekend dropped a blanket of what appeared to be snow on the sand and pier in Huntington Beach Monday morning. The “winter wonderland” was in fact created by about a 1/2 inch of hail, the National Weather Service’s L.A. forecast office stated on Facebook. A tweet from the weather service in San Diego, which covers Orange County, said it was about 1 inch. Other areas, including Long Beach and the Palos Verdes […]

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    Winter Storm to Bring Snow, Rain, Cold to Southern California This Weekend

    A winter storm moving into Southern California Saturday was expected to bring cooler weather, rain, snow and gusty winds to the area through Monday. The heaviest precipitation was forecast to hit Saturday afternoon through the following afternoon, according to the National Weather Service, noting it could bring an inch or more of rain to eastern mountains in the region. A winter storm watch was in effect for the mountains of Los Angeles and Ventura counties starting Saturday afternoon. It was […]

  • Traffic was backed up outside of Lake Arrowhead on Highway 18 on Dec. 30, 2014.  (Credit: KTLA)

    Storm Approaching SoCal Could Bring Snow Levels Down to 3,500 Feet; Travel Warnings Issued

    A storm moving down the West Coast into Southern California on Friday was expected to bring cooler temperatures, gusty winds, and rain in the valleys and snow at higher elevations, prompting authorities to warn drivers about potential hazards on mountain roadways. The heaviest precipitation was expected Saturday evening through Sunday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service, which said there was a slight chance of thunderstorms beginning Saturday afternoon. Snow levels could drop as low as 3,500 feet in area […]

  • Actress Lupita Nyong'o attends the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood. (Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

    $150,000 Oscar Dress Worn by Lupita Nyong’o Stolen From Hotel in West Hollywood

    The pearl-covered dress worn by actress Lupita Nyong’o during Sunday’s Academy Awards show was stolen from the West Hollywood hotel where the 2014 Oscar-winner was staying, investigators said Thursday. Authorities received a call just before 11:30 p.m. Wednesday that the dress was stolen from The London West Hollywood Hotel, according to Lt. William Nash of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. It was unclear if the call was made by Nyong’o, one of her people, or the hotel staff, according […]

  • Chino Hills High School varsity soccer player Andrew Hernandez has made a hard-fought come back after a suffering devastating injury that could have sidelined him from the game. (Credit: KTLA)

    Chino Hills Soccer Player Overcomes On-Field Accident That Left Him Partially Blind

    A Chino Hills High School varsity soccer player has made a hard-fought comeback after suffering a devastating injury that left him partially blind. Andrew Hernandez, now 18, was injured when he was hit in the face by a ball kicked by an opponent and knocked unconscious during a 2013 game. “As soon as I woke up, I couldn’t see anything out of my left eye … it was all black,” Hernandez said. The ball’s impact caused permanent optic nerve damage, […]

  • David Park is shown in a booking photo released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on Feb. 24, 2015.

    Science Teacher in Hacienda Heights Arrested on Suspicion of Sexual Relationship With Student

    A 37-year-old teacher at a Hacienda Heights high school has been arrested in connection with an alleged sexual relationship with a 15-year-old female student, authorities said Tuesday. David Park, a Chino Hills resident who teaches at Los Altos High School, was taken into custody by Special Victims Bureau detectives at his home on Monday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. He was held on suspicion of oral copulation, lewd act with a child 15 years old, and sexual […]

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    Inglewood City Council to Vote on NFL Stadium Plan

    The 80,000-seat football stadium and related office and retail development being proposed in Inglewood would boost that city’s budget by $18.7 to $28 million a year over the next 15 years, while creating manageable traffic and environmental impacts. That’s according to reports commissioned by Inglewood officials ahead of a vote on the plan that could come as soon as Tuesday night. The quick environmental and fiscal impact studies — which were ordered in lieu of a full environmental review — […]

  • Nominee for Best Actor Michael Keaton, right, and nominee for Best Director Alejandro G. Inarritu arrive on the red carpet for the 87th Oscars on Feb. 22, 2015, in Hollywood. (Credit: Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images)

    Oscars 2015: ‘Birdman’ Wins Best Motion Picture; Moore, Redmayne Also Honored

    “Birdman” soared late at the 87th Academy Awards, winning the big prize — best picture. “This guy is as bold as bold could be,” said star Michael Keaton, referring to director and co-writer Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu The film also won three other honors: directing, cinematography and original screenplay. Inarritu is the second straight Mexican to win director, after “Gravity’s” Alfonso Cuaron. “Two Mexicans in a row — that’s suspicious,” Inarritu joked. Eddie Redmayne won best actor for his performance as […]

  • Host Neil Patrick Harris speaks onstage during the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, in Hollywood. (Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

    Oscars 2015: The Winners List

    Here’s the list of nominees for the 87th Academy Awards. Winners are noted in bold and with an asterisk. Best Picture “American Sniper” “Birdman” (*WINNER) “Boyhood” “The Grand Budapest Hotel” “The Imitation Game” “Selma” “The Theory of Everything” “Whiplash” Best Director Wes Anderson, “The Grand Budapest Hotel” Alejandro González Iñárritu, “Birdman” (*WINNER) Richard Linklater, “Boyhood” Bennett Miller, “Foxcatcher” Morten Tyldum, “The Imitation Game” Best Actress Marion Cotillard, “Two Days, One Night” Felicity Jones, “The Theory of Everything” Julianne Moore, “Still […]