Glen Walker
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Glen Walker anchors the KTLA 5 News at 1 on weekdays and is a reporter for the KTLA 5 News at 10.

He joined KTLA in May 2010 from KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV, where he co-anchored the weekend news at both stations. Glen's broadcasting career began while still attending Florida State University. After an internship at Tallahassee's ABC affiliate, he worked as a production assistant at Florida Public Broadcasting for "Today in the Legislature," where he operated a TV camera in the galleries of the Florida state Senate and House of Representatives.

After graduation, Glen became the weekend sports anchor at that same station in Tallahassee where he had interned. He also worked at a liquor store so he could pay the rent. From there, he went to WJHG-TV in Panama City, Fla., where he was a sports anchor as well as a photographer, editor and writer. After a short stint at the ABC affiliate in Macon, Ga., Glen was off to WIVB-TV in Buffalo, N.Y., where he traveled with the NFL's Buffalo Bills and the NHL's Buffalo Sabres, and perfected the art of shoveling snow and scraping ice off windshields.

After nearly six years in Buffalo, Glen headed out west to sunny Southern California to work at Prime Ticket network. Along with hosting the award-winning "Press Box" nightly sports show, Glen also hosted "L.A. Raiders Magazine" and "College Football Today." In 1990, while working as a Pac-10 sideline reporter, he barely avoided getting trampled by "Traveler" the Trojan horse at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

At WNBC-TV in New York City, Glen started as the weekend sports anchor in September 1995. He then made a successful transition to news, serving as co-host of the No. 1 rated "Saturday and Sunday Today in New York." He was later promoted to the position of weekend news anchor at WNBC-TV. Glen co-anchored WNBC-TV's live breaking news coverage on Sept. 11, 2001, for which WNBC-TV won several awards. Glen came back home to Southern California in September 2002.

Glen has won numerous awards throughout his career, including several Los Angeles Emmys and a New York Emmy. He has received many UPI National and AP New York awards, and for an unprecedented three years in a row from 1993 to 1995, he was part of the "Best News Anchor Team" as named by the Southern California Sports Broadcasters.

He has a lovely wife, Jody, and four children. While he roots for his FSU Seminoles, the rest of the family roots for the USC Trojans.


Recent Articles
  • Huge plumes of smoke rise above the Ayn Zala oil fields in Mosul, Iraq after ISIS fighters torched the wells on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (Credit: CNN)

    UK Raises Terror Threat to Second-Highest Level in Response to Islamic State Activities

    The UK government raised its terror threat level Friday from “substantial” to “severe,” the fourth highest of five levels, in response to events in Iraq and Syria, where ISIS militants have seized a large swath of territory. “That means that a terrorist attack is highly likely, but there is no intelligence to suggest that an attack is imminent,” Home Secretary Theresa May said. The “root cause” of Britain’s terror threat is “Islamist extremism,” Prime Minister David Cameron said. The execution […]

  • Rent the Runway: Money Smart

    Want to rock your next event like you’re on the red carpet? Rent the Runway offers a new way to get the designer duds you desire, without having a blockbuster budget. Glen Walker reports on KTLA News at 11 on Aug. 27, 2014. For more information on how you can get dressed up without making a down payment go to the Rent the Runway website.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama made a statement at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on Aug. 28, 2014, in Washington, DC. Obama spoke on various topics including possible action against the Islamic State and immigration reform. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    Obama on Islamic State in Syria: ‘We don’t have a strategy yet’

    It’s too soon to say what steps the United States will take against ISIS in Syria, President Barack Obama said Thursday. “I don’t want to put the cart before the horse,” Obama told reporters during a White House news briefing. “We don’t have a strategy yet.” Obama said he’s asked America’s top defense officials to prepare “a range of options” about what the United States could do to go after ISIS in Syria, which he described as “a safe haven” […]

  • Labor Day Weekend Deals: Money Smart

    Looking for the lowest prices this Labor Day Weekend? There are a few items to keep an eye out this holiday; outdoor patio furniture, televisions, school supplies, and appliances. Glen Walker reports on KTLA News at 11 on Aug. 27, 2014.

  • ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Accepted: Money Smart

    The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has been sweeping social media, but just how well has the organization done and where is the money going? Glen Walker reports for KTLA News at 11 on Aug. 21, 2014. For more information about the chilly challenge visit the ALS Association website.

  • Cash for Grass: Money Smart

    LADWP is offering incentives for California residents to reduce their water usage outdoors. Replacing your lawn with California friendly plants and ground cover will not only lower your water bill, the new Cash for Grass program is offering to rebate you $3.00 per square foot of new turf. Glen Walker reports on KTLA News at 11 on Aug. 26, 2014. For more information on how to qualify for the program and to apply go to the LADWP website.

  • Tips on Tipping: Money Smart

    Did you know a tip is not necessary for spa services provided by the owner? And the valet’s driving rate is $2.00 a car? Check out more tips on tipping here. Glen Walker reports on KTLA News at 11 on Aug. 25, 2014.

  • Guidelines for Calculating the Right Tip

    In this edition of Money Smart, we offer some guidelines for calculating the right tip. Glen Walker reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

  • Breaking Down U.S. Savings Bonds: Money Smart

    It may have been a gift from Grandma and Grandpa but cashing in on your bonds could get you some extra spending cash. MoneySmart reports on if U.S. Savings Bonds are still worth the investment. Glen Walker broke down bonds on KTLA News at 11 on Aug. 22, 2014.