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Christina Pascucci is an Emmy Award- nominated journalist, licensed pilot, and humanitarian who has worked at KTLA since 2011.

Christina, who serves as a reporter and fill-in anchor for LA’s No. 1 morning news, loves people. Her vision is to continually effect positive change, particularly in human rights and environmental issues.
She has dived with hundreds of sharks, including great whites, to expose the shark finning industry.

She traveled to Palau, an island nation near the Philippines in late 2016 to sit down with President Thomas Remengesau and discuss how other countries can emulate what Palau is doing on the front lines of climate change.

Her 2015 investigative reporting into the wasteful water-use policies of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power resulted in the agency changing its policy to potentially save millions of gallons of water.

One of her most memorable KTLA reports was when she was invited to the Dalai Lama’s palace in India for an exclusive interview with his Holiness.

Christina fell in love with the Children of War Foundation while on assignment in 2014, when she met a young Afghani girl who was receiving life-changing surgery in Los Angeles after stepping on an IED near her war-ravaged home. Christina now serves as Director of Communications for the organization.

She is also an ambassador to 88 Bikes, a non-profit that fights child sex trafficking around the globe.


Recent Articles
  • Palmdale Wolf Sanctuary Pairs Threatened Species With at-Risk Teens

    Wolf Connection, a sanctuary for rescued wolves located in Palmdale, is dedicated to saving the threatened species while lending a helping hand to at-risk local youth. Visit the organization’s website to learn more. Christina Pascucci reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on May 16, 2017.

  • Families of San Bernardino Attack Victims Accuse Facebook, Google and Twitter of Aiding Terrorism in Lawsuit

    Relatives of the victims of the San Bernardino terrorist attack filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against Twitter, Google and Facebook, accusing the tech giants of knowingly supporting Islamic State and its extremist agenda. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California contends the three companies have allowed Islamic State to build an outsize online presence and propagate its extremist beliefs, drawing recruits and promoting attacks such as the Dec. 2, 2015, shooting at the Inland […]

  • L.A. Developer Rick Caruso Receives USC’s Highest Alumni Honor

    Los Angeles native and billionaire real estate developer Rick Caruso has been honored with USC’s Asa V. Call Alumni Achievement Award. Christina Pascucci reports for the KTLA 5 News at 11 on May 2, 2017.

  • American Airlines Is Cutting More Legroom in Economy Class

    Just when you thought your legroom in economy class couldn’t get tighter. American Airlines is planning to decrease the front-to-back space between some of its economy class seats by another two inches. The airline says it plans to add more seats on its coming Boeing 737 Max jetliners. To do that, it will shrink the distance between seats, also known as pitch, from 31 inches to 29 inches on three rows of the airplane, and down to 30-inches in the […]

  • Trump, Putin Speak for First Time Since Russia Condemned U.S. Missile Strike on Syrian Air Base

    President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by phone Tuesday about the war in Syria for the first time since Trump ordered a missile strike against a Syrian regime air base last month. The White House said in a statement that Trump and Putin discussed the need to “end the violence” in Syria and discussed Trump’s proposal to create safe zones. The two leaders also discussed terrorism in the Middle East more broadly and the dangers of the […]

  • Large Amount of Narcotics, Cash Found Inside Targeted Beverly Crest Home Where Resident Was Shot, Police Say

    A large amount of narcotics and cash were found inside a targeted Beverly Crest home where a resident was shot during a home-invasion robbery early Friday morning, police said. The incident was reported about 3 a.m. in the 10000 block of Summer Holly Circle, Los Angeles Police Department Lt. Randy Goddard said. Arriving officers found a man outside the home with a gunshot wound, Goddard said. The victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition and was taken to surgery, Goddard said. The man […]

  • Charity Worker Gunned Down While Collecting Donations to Paint Curbs in Norwalk ID’d

    A 50-year-old charity worker who was gunned down Tuesday evening while going door-to-door to collect donations for painting curbs in front of homes in Norwalk was identified as Matthew Glover Wednesday. The shooting occurred about 5:30 p.m. in the 14400 block of Dinard Avenue, according to a news released from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Authorities have only said the victim was a 50-year-old white man, but Care for the Children President Robert Henderson identified Glover as the man […]

  • Social Media Threat Against Valencia High School Deemed Not Credible

    A social media threat made against Valencia High School in Santa Clarita by a special needs student Thursday night was deemed not credible by authorities. Christina Pascucci reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on April 21, 2017.

  • Whittier Driver Was Distracted by Sexual Encounter When He Left Teen to Die on Bus, Family Attorney Says

    A Whittier bus driver who is serving a two-year prison term for the death of a 19-year-old student with autism left the man behind on a bus on a scorching hot day after arranging to have sex with a colleague, lawyers for the teen’s family said Wednesday. Text message records show Armando Abel Ramirez, 37, was corresponding with another bus driver to arrange to have sex on Sept. 11, 2015, when he failed to ensure all students had exited his […]