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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    L.A. Chocolate Festival Giveaway: Money Smart

    Who says the holiday feasting has to be over when the turkey’s gone?  In this Money Smart Giveaway, our Glen Walker has a very special occasion that will give you another reason to indulge.  Listen up for the scrumptious code word to win an exclusive KTLA V.I.P. pack to the L.A. Chocolate Festival. Glen Walker reports on the KTLA5 News at 11pm on November 27, 2015.

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    Holiday Toy Test: Money Smart

    What happens when we invite over 40 plus boys and girls inside the KTLA studio to tear in to Santa’s sleigh? KTLA puts Kmart’s Fab 15 list to the test every year, inviting kids from the ‘nice list’ to test the holiday’s hottest gifts. You better watch out so you can start making your list and check it twice. Our Glen Walker unwraps the results in this Money Smart. Glen Walker reports on the KTLA5 News at 11pm on November […]

  • Banking on Your Kids: Money Smart

    We all want to see our kids soar, but are you spending too much to set your child on a path to potential stardom? In this Money Smart, Jeff Motske offers up some financial planning tips so banking on your budding stars doesn’t backfire. Glen Walker reports on the KTLA5 News at 11pm on November 14, 2015.  

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    Doctor House Call Apps: Legal Smart

    The days of the house calls are back thanks to new apps that bring a medical professional right to your front door, but how can you be legal smart before booking a doc-on-demand? Our legal expert Alison Triessl has this check list for your next check-up. Glen Walker reports on the KTLA5 News at 10pm on November 5, 2015.  

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    Legal Expert Alison Triessl Talks Renting and Evicting

    Every Tuesday and Thursday, legal expert Alison Triessl helps KTLA viewers get Legal Smart. Legal Expert Alison Triessl joins us live to answer questions on renting and evicting on the KTLA5 News at 3pm on November 3, 2015.

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    Omni La Costa Resort Giveaway: Money Smart

    You made it through another week, and you know what that means…it’s time for another KTLA Money Smart Giveaway, so get ready to remember the code word coming up. Our Glen Walker cruises to Carlsbad and checks in to the Omni La Costa Resort. Glen Walker reports on the KTLA5 News at 11pm on October 30, 2015.

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    DusitD2 Pasadena Hotel Giveaway: Money Smart

    The Rose Bowl is one of Pasadena’s main attraction and with football season upon us and the Rose Bowl Parade coming up there’s plenty of reasons to visit the unique venue. Our Glen Walker is checking in at a Pasadena get-away that’s offering you the most fun way to buzz to the bowl. Glen Walker reports on KTLA News at 11pm on Friday, October 16, 2015. For more information on the DusitD2 Pasadena visit their website.

  • Everything But the House: Money Smart

    A new clean-up company says they have reinvented the estate sale business.  If you are looking to cash in on your old stuff, Everything But The House may be able to help… and you don’t have to lift a finger. Glen Walker reports on the KTLA5 News at 11pm on October 14, 2015.    

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    Legal Smart: ‘Uber’ Price Surges

    In this Legal Smart, we’re putting ‘Uber’ under the microscope. The rideshare service is popular because of its convenience and affordability- but what about those price surges that aren’t so easy on your wallet? Legal expert Alison Triessl breaks down the basics. Glen Walker reports on the KTLA5 News at 3pm on October 8, 2015.