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
  • California state Assemblyman David Hadley, R-South Bay, appeared on the KTLA 5 News on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015.

    Assemblyman David Hadley Discusses Recent Legislative Accomplishments

    In an interview, California state Assemblyman David Hadley, R-South Bay, discussed a number of recent legislative accomplishments. Lu Parker and Glen Walker report for the KTLA 5 News at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015.

  • When the shooting broke out, Chris Mintz, 30, a military veteran and a former high school football player in Randleman, North Carolina, reportedly tried to save the lives of others. (Family photos)

    ‘You’re Not Getting by Me’: Army Veteran Tried to Stop Oregon College Shooter, Family Says

    As a gunman went from classroom to classroom opening fire on students at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College Thursday, Chris Mintz knew he had to do something. When the gunman, Chris Harper Mercer, tried to enter the Army veteran’s class, Mintz, 30, told the students in his classroom to get to a safe place and said, “you’re not getting by me.” “At that point, the shooter shot (Mintz) five times and the shooter moved on and apparently didn’t go in to that classroom,” Pastor Dennis Kreiss […]

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    Money Smart: Emmy Fashion Giveaway

    People are still talking about the glitz and glam of the Emmy red carpet…and in this Money Samrt Giveaway- our Glen Walker has your chance to win a gift bag of celebrity status from celebrity stylist Anya Sarre. Glen Walker reports on the KTLA5 News at 11pm on September 25, 2015.

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    Legal Smart: Drones

    In this Legal Smart, we’re tackling the topic of drones.  They are popular and sure to end up on many holiday wish lists- but are they legal?  Legal expert Alison Triessl takes a closer look at this $130 million dollars-a-year industry. Glen Walker reports on the KTLA5 News at 6pm on September 24, 2015.

  • Pet Insurance: Legal Smart

    If you have or ever had a pet- you know it actually becomes part of the family.  But- is it worth taking out insurance on your furry friend?  In this Legal Smart, legal expert Alison Triessl weighs in on the animal argument. Glen Walker reports on the KTLA5 News at 3pm on September 17, 2015.

  • Rental Car Insurance: Legal Smart

    Rental car insurance – to buy or not to buy? Legal expert Alison Triessl breaks down which choice you should take your chances with. Glen Walker reports on September 3, 2015 on the KTLA5 News at 3pm.  

  • Outdoor Movie Pack Giveaway: Money Smart

    If you are a fan of the old school drive-in theaters but want to leave the wheels behind, there’s a popular trend that involves your favorite flicks, fun and BYOB- Bring Your Own Blanket.  In this Money Smart Giveaway, our Glen Walker has your RSVP for the best seats in the house. For more information on EatSeeHear, click here. This contest ends on Monday, September 7, 2015 at 5pm. Glen Walker reports on the KTLA5 News at 11pm on September […]

  • Mike Medina, 17, is seen in a photo posted to his Facebook. He was fatally stabbed while attempting to break up a fight in Upland on Sept. 5, 2015.

    17-Year-Old Boy Stabbed to Death by Teen After Trying to Intercede in Fight in Upland: Police

    A 17-year-old boy was fatally stabbed after attempting to break up a physical altercation between two teens in Upland over the weekend, police said Sunday. The suspected attacker, 16, was fighting another juvenile in the 500 block of East Seventh Street before 9:50 p.m. when the victim tried to intercede and was stabbed several times, according to a news release from the Upland Police Department. He was discovered in an alley and transported to a hospital where he later died. […]

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    Gerald Ruben, Veteran TV Newsman and Fmr. Executive Producer of KTLA News at 10, Dead at 80

    Gerry Ruben, who worked as the executive producer of the KTLA News at 10 for decades, passed away Monday following a lengthy illness. He was 80 years old. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Ruben started at KTLA in 1978.  Channel 5 became his home and ultimately the place where he would spend the rest of his career. Ruben took over the reins at a time when technological breakthroughs allowed local television stations, not just networks, to cover major […]