Doug Kolk
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Doug Kolk is a general assignment reporter for KTLA. He joined the station in March 2012.

After college, Doug worked for his father's produce company in the Bronx, N.Y., before joining WICZ-TV in Binghamton, N.Y. He then worked as a traffic anchor for WBBH-TV in Fort Myers, Fla., and then spent five years reporting for KFMB-TV in San Diego.

Doug is a graduate of Hofstra University and a self-proclaimed "concert-going fool." In his free time, he enjoys "taking advantage of all the amazing live music venues this city offers." He also enjoys spending time with his family, including his niece and nephew who also live in Southern California.


Recent Articles
  • Lady Gaga joins ‘American Horror Story’ and George Harrison’s Birthday is Celebrated

    Doug Kolk is live in Hollywood at George Harrison’s Star on the Walk of Fame to celebrate his birthday. Also in entertainment news, James Bond 007 gets a new ‘Bond Woman,’ Lady Gaga is cast on a major cable series, and Madonna takes a spill during her performance at The Brit Awards. This segment aired on the KTLA News at 10p.m. Febraury 25, 2015.

  • ‘Focus’ Star Margot Robbie Leaves Doug Speechless

    Doug Kolk is live in Hollywood at the ‘Focus’ Premiere where he chats, or doesn’t, with Margot Robbie and co-star Will Smith. This segment aired on the KTLA News at 10p.m. February 24, 2015.

  • 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 […]

  • Hosts Kristen Bell and Fred Armisen Preview Film Independent Spirit Awards

    Doug Kolk is live in Santa Monica with celebrity hosts, Kristen Bell and Fred Armisen to chat Film Indepenedent Spirit Awards preview. The awards show will air live on IFC Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 2p.m. For more info visit spiritawards.com This segment aired on the KTLA News at 10p.m. February 20, 2015.

  • The Cast of Oscar Nominated ‘Boyhood’ Talks Anticipation for Oscar Sunday

    Doug Kolk is live in West Hollywood at ‘Vanity Fair and Chrysler Toast Richard Linklater and the Cast of Boyhood’ Pre Oscar Party. This segment aired on the KTLA News at 10p.m. February 19, 2015.

  • Oscar Nominated Artist Common performs for Global Green Annual Pre-Oscar Party

    Common and more celebrities gather for Global Green USA”s 12th Annual Pre-Oscar Party. This segment aired on the KTLA News at 10p.m. February 18, 2015. For more information visit globalgreen.org

  • “Everything They Touch Turns to Gold.” ‘Imagine Dragons’ Chat New Album ‘Smoke + Mirrors’

    Doug Kolk sits down with highly successful rock band Imagine Dragons to talk their new sophomore album ‘Smoke + Mirrors’ which dropped on Tuesday Feb 17th and their 2015 Tour. For tickets visit livenation.com This segment aired on KTLA News at 10p.m. February 17, 2015.

  • Gina Rodriguez Gives Her Oscar Predictions and Two Winners Won Two Tickets to ‘Jane the Virgin’ at PaleyFest

    Doug Kolk chats with ‘Jane the Virgin’ star Gina Rodriguez about her Oscar predictions. And two lucky winners won two tickets to PaleyFest featuring ‘Jane the Virgin’ in March. For tickets visit paleyfest.org This segment aired on the KTLA News at 10p.m. February 16, 2015.