GAYLE ANDERSON
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Gayle Anderson has been reporting for the KTLA Morning News since 1993 and in that time has become a viewer-favorite due to her enthusiastic participatory style of reporting on unique and interesting stories in Southern California.

Prior to KTLA, Gayle was correspondent and producer of “Now It Can Be Told,” an investigative news program from Tribune Entertainment. Before “Now,” Gayle was KPRC-TV’s “Troubleshooter” reporter and “Nearly Noon” anchor in Houston. From 1984 to 1986, she served as a reporter and weekend anchor at WCIX-TV in Miami. She has also reported for a number of prominent radio networks, including ABC and NBC networks in New York, and the National Black Network. In Connecticut, she held reporter and anchor positions at KTNH-TV and radio stations WDRC-AM, WKND-AM and WWCO-AM.

Gayle, who began her career at ABC Radio News and WABC-TV in New York as an intern, worked her way up to field producer. She is the recipient of 16 Emmy Awards. Most recently, Gayle earned an Emmy in 2014 for her work on the KTLA Morning News. Her hosting of KTLA’s Heal the Bay special reports earned Gayle an Emmy in 2011. In 2010, her work on KTLA’s Tournament of Roses Parade pre-show garnered Gayle another Emmy, as well as her reporting in 2009 on the tragic death of Michael Jackson.

Gayle has received other Emmy Awards for her work on the KTLA public affairs show “Making It,” and two in 1994 for best live coverage for her reporting of the Northridge earthquake. In 1993, she was awarded her first Emmy Award for best live coverage for her reporting of the Malibu Fires. She received the Radio & Television News Association of Southern California’s Golden Mike Award in 2001 as best reporter. In 1990, Gayle received the “Leader of the Year Award” from the Houston Leadership Association; the 1988 “Presidential Consumer Affairs Award;” the 1987 “Young Black Achievers Award” and a Radio Television and News Directors Award for best spot news reporting. In January 2002, Anderson received an APTRA Award as best anchor for “best live coverage of a news event,” and that same month was selected to carry the Olympic torch for the 2002 Winter Olympics torch relay through Southern California.

In her spare time, Gayle enjoys recreational reading; she loves biographies about people who’ve made it despite tremendous obstacles. She trains for bike marathons to raise money for various charities, plays the piano, studies foreign languages (she is currently working on her Spanish), and works on projects for her “Gaylefriends” production company. Gayle is also an art collector and she belongs to several museums, including the California African American Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Autry National Center, the Pacific Asia Museum, the Pasadena Museum of Art, the California Science Center, the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, to name a few.

Gayle is involved in various charitable programs for the American Cancer Society, the Hirschberg Pancreatic Foundation, the American Diabetes Association, the Arthritis Foundation, as well as several literacy and education programs including the Los Angeles Library Foundation.

Gayle has two “children.” There’s Daniel (named after her favorite James Bond, Daniel Craig). The shelter describes him as Pomerian. Gayle says he behaves like an Australian Shepherd. And, there’s Dahlia, a mixed-breed Chihuahua. She adopted both “victims of foreclosure dogs” from overcrowded Los Angeles animal shelters.


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    Saturday “Gayle on the Go!”, Saturday, September 24th, 2016

    Happy Saturday! Happy Fall! Enjoy the new season at one of the many interesting, and in some cases FREE events on the Saturday “Gayle on the Go!” list. -0- Happy Anniversary Free! The Broad Celebrates Its One Year Anniversary 221 South Grand Avenue Downtown Los Angeles 213 232 6200 http://www.thebroad.org #BroadYear1 he Broad Museum is celebrating its one year anniversary! There are pop up art talks throughout the galleries. We still have time to see the special exhibition “Cindy Sherman: […]

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    Wiggle Waggle Walk

    Gayle Anderson was live in Pasadena with a preview of Sunday’s WIGGLE WAGGLE WALK produced by the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA. The furry friendly family event helps raise funds to provide food, shelter and medical care to the nearly 12,000 animals that come to the shelter every year. We can register today as an individual or team and invite friends and family to join the fun! Fundraiser for the animals and earn exciting prizes such as an official Wiggle […]

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    The NEW Butterfly Pavilion at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Gayle Anderson was live at the Natural History Museum at Exposition Park to see the NEW Butterfly Pavilion, a permanent structure outside on the south side of the museum, which features more flight space, more resting spots, and more natural light. There are hundreds of free-flying butterflies inside  and Gallery Interpreters, who can explain why these animals are so special. Now through Sunday, October 16th, 2016 The NEW Butterfly Pavilion Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 900 Exposition Boulevard Los […]

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    The Broad Museum One Year Anniversary

    Gayle Anderson was live in Downtown Los Angeles at The Broad Museum for a special celebration! With lines continuing to wrap around the block and visitors teeming along Grand Avenue, The Broad Museum celebrate its one-year anniversary with its visitors on Tuesday, September 20th. The Broad Celebrates Its One Year Anniversary The Broad 221 South Grand Avenue Dowtown Los Angeles, CA 90012 (213) 232-6200 #BroadYear1   If you have questions, please feel free to call Gayle Anderson at 323-460-5732 or e-mail Gayle […]

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    9th Annual CANstruction Orange County

    Gayle Anderson was live in Costa Mesa for the 9th Annual CANstruction Orange County Design/Build Competition, which combines the fun of a design/build competition with an ingenious way to help feed hungry people. For more information, take a look at their website. If you have questions, please feel free to call Gayle Anderson at 323-460-5732 or e-mail Gayle at Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com  

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    National Drive Electric Week- AltCar Expo

    Gayle Anderson was live in Santa Monica wrapping up her weeklong NATIONAL DRIVE ELECTRIC WEEK series of reports at the ALTCAR EXPO. For more information on National Drive Electric Week, take a look at their website. Friday 9/16 & Saturday 9/17! AltCarExpo Santa Monica Civic Lot and East Wing 1855 Main Street Santa Monica, CA 90401-3209 Parking is $10.00     -0-     If you have questions, please feel free to call Gayle Anderson at 323-460-5732 or e-mail Gayle at Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com

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    National Drive Electric Week- Nissan

    Gayle Anderson was live at Universal City Nissan to continue her NATIONAL DRIVE ELECTRIC WEEK series of reports. For more information on National Drive Electric Week, take a look at their website. Gayle took a look at what Nissan has available in all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars at Universal Nissan in Los Angeles. National Drive Electric Week Universal City Nissan 3550 Cahuenga Boulevard West Los Angeles, CA 90068 (818) 769-8100   If you have questions, please feel free to call […]

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    National Drive Electric Week- Audi

    Gayle Anderson was live in Thousand Oaks to continue her  NATIONAL DRIVE ELECTRIC WEEK series of reports. For more information on National Drive Electric Week, take a look at their website. Gayle took a look at the choices of alternative fuel vehicles available manufactured by Audi. National Drive Electric Week Rusnak/Westlake Audi 3832 Thousand Oaks Boulevard Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 (805) 601-8034 If you have questions, please feel free to call Gayle Anderson at 323-460-5732 or e-mail Gayle at Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com

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    National Drive Electric Week- BMW

    Gayle Anderson was live in Santa Ana to continue her NATIONAL DRIVE ELECTRIC WEEK series of reports. Gayle took a look at what BMW has available in all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars at Crevier BMW in Santa Ana. National Drive Electric Week Crevier BMW 1500 Auto Mall Drive Santa Ana, CA (657) 231-5000 For more information, take a look at the website National Drive Electric Week If you have questions, please feel free to call Gayle Anderson at 323-460-5732 or e-mail Gayle […]