GLEN WALKER
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Glen Walker anchors the KTLA 5 News at 1 and the KTLA 5 News at 3, and his “Money Smart” reports air several times a week on the KTLA 5 News at 10 and 11. He also appears on the KTLA 5 Morning News reporting the sports news and highlights on the Jack in the Box Sports Desk.

Glen 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
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    $15 Minimum Wage: Money Smart

    Thousands of workers in LA will see some additional income on their paychecks beginning this summer, thanks to the new law that will gradually raise minimum wage to $15. But as Glen Walker explains, don’t be tempted to let that extra change change that way you spend. Glen Walker reports for the KTLA 5 News at 11 on April 12, 2016.

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    Online Scams: Legal Smart

    If your inbox is flooded with offers of extra income, beware.  Online scammers have set their sites on social media and email. In this Legal Smart our Alison Triessl helps you filter through the finance fraud. Glen Walker reports on the KTLA5 News at 6pm on April 8. 2016.  

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    The Pink Tax: Money Smart

    In a study done by consumer reports, products directed at women cost up to 50% more than similar or nearly identical products for men.  It affects everything from dry cleaning to deodorant.  In this Money Smart, our Glen Walker is adding up how the so called ‘Pink Tax’ costs women more green every year. ​ Glen Walker reports on the KTLA5 News at 11pm on March 28, 2016.

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    Palm Desert Food and Wine Getaway Package: Money Smart

    Who says you have to wait for summer to take a vacation?  Well this year’s Palm Desert Food and Wine Festival returns and our Glen Walker wants you to be there raising a glass…or two! Plus enjoy a two night stay at Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa.  This giveaway ends at 5pm on March 28, 2016. Glen Walker reports on the KTLA5 News at 11pm on March 25, 2016.

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    Tax Tips: Legal Smart

    The deadline to file your taxes this year is April 19th, and if you have yet to claim, take note of today’s Legal Smart. Our legal expert Alison Triessl with the tax tips to help you on the stand with Uncle Sam. Glen Walker reports on the KTLA5 News at 3pm on March 24, 2016.

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    Password Security: Money Smart

    This past Sunday, the talented singer Adele was the latest celebrity to fall victim to a cyber-hacker who gained access to private photos…yet another case stressing the importance of changing your passwords.  In this Money Smart, one local expert says he knows a trick to help you keep identity theft at bay. Glen Walker explains. Glen Walker reports on the KTLA5 News at 11pm on March 22, 2016.

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    Final Four of Finances: Money Smart

    March Madness first round games get underway on Thursday…and the chances of filling out the perfect bracket…one in 9.22 quintillion.  So you may bust your bracket but you don’t have to bust your bank account. In this Money Smart, our Glen Walker is giving you the tip-off on how to swish your savings. Glen Walker reports on the KTLA5 News at 11pm on March 15, 2016.

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    Home Alone: Legal Smart

    Whether it’s school vacation, an unexpected ‘must do,’ or childcare simply falling through…there are several situations where parents ask, can I leave my child home alone? In this Legal Smart, legal expert Alison Triessl teaches us the A, B, C’s of independence. Glen Walker reports on the KTLA5 News at 3pm on March 10, 2016.

  • Romance & Mystery Giveaway: Money Smart

    Dreaming of a Roman holiday? Before you book those miles, take your taste buds on a trip at the Italian gem in Santa Monica Via Veneto… then take a trip back in time at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana.  This giveaway ends at 5 pm on 3/7/16. Glen Walker reports on the KTLA5 News at 11pm on 3/4/16. For floral information, visit Lua e Flor.