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
  • The Business of Marijuana – The Queen of Cannabis: Money Smart

    She’s known as the “Martha Stewart of Marijuana” and has an empire worth $1 billion dollars. Now Cheryl Shuman – the local woman of weed – is lighting up her success secrets only with KTLA. Visit the Beverly Hills Cannabis Club for more information. To stay up-to-date with Cheryl Shuman, click here. If someone you know might be struggling with addiction, visit the Discovery House for more information.    

  • The Business Behind Marijuana: Money Smart

    All week KTLA has had exclusive access inside cannabis clubs …now continuing in our Money Smart “Business Behind Marijuana” series — our Glen Walker with how local entrepreneurs can break in to the budding business. Glen Walker reports on KTLA News at 11pm on May 13, 2015.  

  • The Business of Marijuana; Part 2: Money Smart

    Today, twenty three states, plus the District of Columbia, currently have laws legalizing marijuana for either medical or recreational use. California is one of them. Continuing in our special money smart, the business behind marijuana series, our glen walker takes us inside a legal dispensary with the state’s first drive through window. Glen Walker reports on KTLA News at 11pm on May 12, 2015.

  • The Business of Marijuana: Money Smart

    A recent report by Marijuana Business Daily estimates that by 2018, the U.S. could rake in more than $8 billion from the combined sales of legal recreational and medical marijuana. Glen Walker reports on KTLA 5 News at 11 on Monday, May 11, 2015.

  • How to Avoid Crowdfunding Scams: Money Smart

    There are over 600 crowdfunding sites on the web, we’ve got the download on how to avoid being a virtual victim. Glen Walker reports on KTLA News at 10pm on May 6, 2015. For more information on crowdfunding scams and strategies visit Dr. Letitia Wright’s website.

  • Hyde Kitchen & Cocktails and Alisa Michelle Design Giveaway: Money Smart

    Hyde Kitchen & Cocktails plus     are offering you a moms day package you can give her any day of the year. Glen Walker reports on KTLA News at 11pm on May 8, 2015. For more information on Hyde Kitchen & Cocktail go to the website For more information on Alisa Michelle Designs visit her website.  

  • Montage Mother’s Day Giveaway Package: Money Smart

    Want a mom in your life to be treated like a queen? The Montage Beverly Hills is saving a special spot for that special lady. Listen up for the secret code word that could book you the most memorable day at the Montage.  This contest ends on May 8, 2015 at 5:00pm. Glen Walker reports on the KTLA5 News at 11pm on May 7, 2015.

  • Money Smart: Mother’s Day SLS Beverly Hills Giveaway

    Treat your Mom to a special Mother’s Day stay at the SLS Beverly Hills Hotel. This contest ends Thursday May 7, 2015 at 5:00pm. Glen Walker reports on KTLA News at 11 on May 6, 2015. For booking information go to the SLS Beverly Hills Hotel website.

  • Money Behind the Mayweather-Pacquiao Match: Money Smart

    The wait is almost over – who is your money on? Before Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao step in the ring, one thing is for sure – both fighters are landing a knockout payday. Glen Walker reports for the KTLA5 News at 11pm on April 30, 2015. Sports economist Patrick Rishe is the founder of Sports Impact.