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
  • Luxury Escape in Palm Springs; Money Smart

    From tennis to shopping, Palm Springs and Palm Desert has it all – but who wants to waste precious vacation time making reservations and booking appointments? That’s why one woman wants to take the hassle out of your holiday with her one-stop website. Glen Walker reports for the KTLA5 News at 11pm on June 5, 2015. To find a desert deal, visit Your Luxury Escapes.    

  • Pottery Barn Teen Kelly Slater Collection: Money Smart

    Summer is right around the corner and if you’re ready to add some splash to your space, we’ve got the perfect pieces for your pad. We’re diving into the new décor by surfing legend Kelly Slater. Glen Walker reports on KTLA News at 11pm on May 29, 2015. Click here to check out the collection.

  • Palm Springs Restaurant Week Giveaway: Money Smart

    With over 90 restaurants participating in this year’s Palm Springs Restaurant Week, it’s the perfect time to dine in the desert. Glen Walker reports on KTLA News at 11pm on May 22, 2015. For more information go to www.palmspringsrestaurantweek.com

  • A Torrance firefighter was awarded the medal of valor on May 20, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Medal of Valor Awarded to Torrance Firefighter

    KTLA anchor Glen Walker presented the Medal of Valor Wednesday to a firefighter in Torrance for his efforts to rescue inexperienced surfers off the coast of Ireland. Glen Walker reports from Torrance for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on Wednesday, May 20, 2015.

  • Celebs and Charities: Money Smart

    We live in the city where dreams come true, and with a new online auction site you can live out a fantasy while donating your dough to charity. Glen Walker reports on KTLA News at 11pm on May 18, 2015. For more information go to www.bidkind.com

  • The Business of Marijuana – Real Costs of Regulating Weed; Money Smart

    With outspoken political and celebrity support, it seems marijuana is not as taboo as it used to be.  A-List actor Morgan Freeman recently said, quote, “Legalize it across the board.” But if marijuana becomes mainstream and tips the scales of justice, what are the real costs of regulating reefer? 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 […]

  • 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.