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
  • The Price of Parking; Money Smart

    Last year $160,000,000 went the city from parking tickets. LADOT sits down to tell us where that money goes. Glen Walker reports on KTLA News at 11 on Monday, January 19, 2015. For more information on the Los Angeles Department of Transportation visit their website. For more information on the LA Parking Freedom initiative visit their website.

  • Mauro’s Cafe Fred Segal Giveaway; Money Smart

    Have a salad with a side of star sightings at the iconic Mauro’s Cafe at the Fred Segal on Melrose. This contest ends Monday, January 19, 2015 at 4pm. For more information on the Hollywood hot spot visit their website.

  • Money Smart Giveaway; Laguna Cliffs Marriott

    Dana Point’s Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa offers a great staycation for any So Cal residents. Glen Walker reports on KTLA News at 11 on January 9, 2015. For more information on the resort visit their website.    

  • Firefighters carry an injured man on a stretcher in front of the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris on Jan. 7, 2015, after armed gunmen stormed the offices leaving at least one dead according to a police source. (Credit: Philippe Dupeyrat/AFP/Getty Images)

    Two Brothers Sought in Terror Attack at Paris Magazine That Killed 12

    Police arrested several people in connection with the shooting at the officers of Charlie Hebdo, but the hunt is still on for the two men who carried out Europe’s deadliest terror attack in more than three years. Heavily-armed police scoured streets in tactical gear in the city of Reims, 144 kilometers (about 90 miles) from Paris. Their target: brothers Cherif Kouachi, 32, and Said Kouachi, 34, the suspects in Wednesday’s brazen lunchtime attack that killed 12 people and wounded 11. […]

  • Kristof’s Classic Jewelers; Money Smart Giveaway

    This weeks Money Smart Giveaway will have you sparkling and shining into the New Year. This contests ends on Monday, December 22, 2014 at 3pm. Glen Walker reports on KTLA News at 11 on December 19, 2014. For more information visit their website.

  • Holiday Shipping 411; Money Smart

    Tis the season for shipping. We’ve got the price check to make sure your getting the best price for your boxes. Glen Walker reports on KTLA News at 11 on December 16, 2014.  

  • Matthew’s Jewelry Giveaway; Money Smart

    Matthew’s jewelry in Studio City has been hand crafting jewelry for 42 years. In our Money Smart giveaway, text for a chance to win a Line Bracelet worth $3,500.00. This contest ends at 3pm on December 15, 2014. Glen Walker reports on KTLA News at 11 on Friday, December 11, 2014. For more information on Matthew’s jewelry visit their website.

  • Beware of Scam Artists Posing as the IRS; Money Smart

    Scam artists are posing as IRS agents to intimidate victims into sending money orders for “back taxes” owed. Glen Walker reports on KTLA News at 11 on December 11, 2014.  

  • Planet Salon Holiday Makeover Giveaway; Money Smart

    It’s time to get a merry makeover and update that seasonal style at Planet Salon.¬† We’re giving away an afternoon in the chair at the Melrose beauty shop. This contest ends on Monday at 3pm on December 8, 2014. Glen Walker reports on KTLA News at 11 on December 6, 2014. For more information on how to prep for your party circuit this season go to Planet Salon’s website.