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JESSICA HOLMES
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Jessica Holmes is co-anchor of KTLA’s Emmy Award-winning signature broadcast, L.A.’s No. 1-rated KTLA Morning News.

Jessica has reported from London for the Royal Wedding, interviewed Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp in Paris, spent a day cooking with Martha Stewart and interviewed Jermaine Jackson about the death of his brother, Michael. She is on the red carpet for all the major Hollywood events, including the Oscars and the Emmys, and co-hosts KTLA’s Emmy Award-winning Rose Parade coverage.

Jessica also frequently forecasts the weather and has covered breaking news both in the field and in studio, such as wildfires, floods and the earthquake in Japan. She has won three Golden Mike Awards.

Jessica joined KTLA in November 2005 as weathercaster for the station’s Prime News, after winning “The Audition,” a reality show-style competition held on the KTLA Morning News.

She began her television career in 1999. Jessica interned at Nickelodeon and began co-hosting “Slime Time Live” six months later. The series was presented with an award for Outstanding Children’s Program by the Florida Motion Picture and Television Association in 2002.

In 2003, Jessica moved to New York to host the Outdoor Life Network’s “Bragging Rights,” a reality games how series where male contestants competed in outdoor sports challenges.

Although a native of Cleveland, Jessica spent most of her childhood in Cape Coral, Fla. She graduated from the University of Central Florida, and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Radio and Television. In her free time, Jessica loves interior design and cooking, and can’t get enough of the Food Network.


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    Mom Makeover: Problem Solvers

    All week long we at KTLA are ‘Taking 5 to Celebrate Mom.’ Most would agree there are never enough ways to say thank you, but tonight one Garden Grove mother gets a special surprise at the Bokaos Aveda Hair Salon after her family reached out to KTLA’s Problem Solvers team. Jessica Holmes reports on the KTLA5 News at 10pm on May 4, 2016.

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    Oscar Fashion: KTLA’s Jessica Holmes Preps for Red Carpet Show

    Celebrity stylist Anya Sarre outfits Jessica Holmes with red carpet fashions in preparation for KTLA’s “Live from the Oscars.” This clip aired on KTLA on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016.

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    Local Women Share Their Spiral Into Substance Abuse; Health Smart: Addicted Series

    More than 23 million Americans struggle with addiction and today experts warn women are the fastest growing population of substance abusers. No matter your age, income, ethnicity or neighborhood zip code, the disease, killing a reported 125 Americans a day, could strike any mother, sister, aunt, daughter or friend, at any time. KTLA on Monday began a very special five-day Health Smart series, putting a name, face and story to those addicted. If you need help, click here for more […]

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    DNA Test: Are You at Risk?; Health Smart: Addicted Series

    Popular painkillers like Oxycontin- Vicodin- and Percocet are being blamed for the sudden spike of drug addiction, overdoses, and death… KTLA begins a special Health Smart series with a raw and real look at an epidemic doctors warn could ravage anyone at anytime. Our Jessica Holmes now with a new medical test gauging patients ‘DNA Risk’ of becoming addicted. Jessica Holmes reports on the KTLA5 News at 1pm on February 8, 2016.

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    Emmy Gift Bag Giveaway: Money Smart

    One of the celebrity perks about walking the red carpet … gift bags! This is your chance to take home the fab swag bag of the ceremony. Jessica Holmes reports on KTLA News at 1pm on September 21, 2015.

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    Jessica Gets Ready for The Emmys!

    Dressing for two can be tough, celebrity stylist Anya Sarre helped Jessica get ready for the big night! Her final red carpet look included: Dress by Jamie Elyse Jewels by XIV Karats Beverly Hills Shoes by Palter Deliso Clutch by Nuciano

  • Iconic Rose Parade Cars on Display at Automobile Driving Museum

    Some of the iconic cars featured in the Rose Parade can be found at the Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo. Jessica Holmes reports for the KTLA 5 News.

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    Joan Rivers, Legendary Comedian, Dies at 81

    Joan Rivers, the sassy comedian whose gossipy “can we talk” persona catapulted her into a career as a headlining talk-show host, best-selling author and red-carpet maven, has died. She was 81. “It is with great sadness that I announce the death of my mother, Joan Rivers,” her daughter, Melissa, said in a statement Thursday. “She passed peacefully at 1:17 p.m. surrounded by family and close friends. My son and I would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff of […]

  • Uzo Aduba of ‘Orange Is the New Black’: Winning Emmy ‘Meant Everything’

    Uzo Aduba’s win for outstanding guest actress in a comedy series for her role on “Orange Is the New Black,” announced Aug. 17, took her back to the moment she considered leaving acting to become a lawyer, she said. This interview with Sam Rubin and Jessica Holmes aired on KTLA’s “Live From the Emmy Awards” on Aug. 25, 2014.