Liberté Chan
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Liberté Chan is excited to be back as a weathercaster and reporter at KTLA 5 after getting her start at the station in 2003.

She worked under the late Hal Fishman, a legend in L.A. news, as a writer for his one-hour news show KTLA 5 News at 10.

Liberté then worked on the Central Coast reporting in Santa Barbara County for KCOY-TV/KKFX-TV. She was recognized by California Gov. Jerry Brown for outstanding reporting in a series of pieces on the Santa Barbara County Probation Department. Liberté was then hired as the weekday morning news anchor in Palm Springs for KMIR-TV.

She returned to KTLA in 2010.

Liberté has a master's degree in public health from USC, as well as a certification in broadcast journalism from UCLA and a bachelor's degree in journalism from University of Massachusetts Amherst. She graduated early from college, studying at the Sorbonne in Paris.

Liberté was born and raised in Los Angeles and grew up as a competitive figure skater and was nationally ranked in both singles and pairs. She enjoys spending time with her dogs, hiking and taking them to area dog parks. She is a self-proclaimed exercise addict and spends at least six days a week spinning or practicing yoga.


Recent Articles
  • Photos and videos were stolen along with the family safe in a burglary in San Bernardino. (Credit: KTLA)

    San Bernardino Burglars Take Family’s Photos, Videos Along With Safe

    A family in San Bernardino lost many personal items, including family photos and videos after thieves broke into their home. Liberte Chan reports from San Bernardino for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. 

  • Sgt. Dan Gomez of the LAPD Tactical Technology Section wears the new TASER Axon on-body cameras meant for police officers during a Dec. 16, 2014, press conference where Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that the city would purchase cameras in an effort to increase transparency. (Credit: Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)

    LAPD Officers to Get On-Body Cameras Citywide, Mayor Garcetti Announces

    Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday that the city would purchase 7,000 body cameras for police officers in an effort to increase transparency. Body cameras for officers have become a major issue in the wake of the shooting of unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer and the conflicting accounts of what happened. At a news conference, Garcetti said the cameras “are not a panacea, but they are a critical part of the formula. They’re a great step […]

  • Authorities provided this video still image of an individual who was described as a witness to a Dec. 8, 2014, fire in downtown Los Angeles. Fire captains were busy with the fire and were not able to question the individual shown in the two left panes.

    Investigators Seek 2 Potential Witnesses Caught on Video Near DTLA Fire

    Federal and local investigators asked for help Monday identifying two individuals seen in video taken near the site of a massive fire that gutted an unfinished downtown Los Angeles apartment complex. The two people were described as witnesses but not suspects in the Dec. 8 blaze at the Da Vinci Apartments complex. Investigators want to talk to them to find out what they saw, smelled and heard before and during the fire, Los Angeles Fire Department Capt. Jaime Moore said. In one […]

  • Liberte Chan's Dec. 14, 2014, weather forecast. (Credit: KTLA)

    KTLA Weather: Liberte Chan’s Sunday Forecast

    Cool and refreshing Sunday with daytime highs in the 60s. Storm expected to hit Monday.

  • ‘Liberte & Justice For Paws’ for Sunday, December 14

    Some loving pets are looking to find a new home. If you are interested in any of the animals featured today please contact the LA Animal Rescue as soon as possible.  

  • KTLA Weather: Liberte Chan’s Saturday Forecast

    Big Bear got about a foot of snow and more snow and rain is on the way! Cool and crisp today with daytime highs in the 50s and 60s. Another storm moving into the area on Monday and Tuesday of next week.

  • Thursday Forecast: Pacific Storm to Bring Heavy Showers to SoCal

    Look for heavy rainfall to arrive Thursday night and continue into Friday thanks to a large pacific storm system. Liberté Chan has KTLA’s forecast on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014.

  • A protester yells at police on Alvarado Street. (Credit: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)

    YouTube Video Showing LAPD Officer Swinging Baton at Protesters Prompts Investigation

    Los Angeles Police internal affairs investigators are looking into an officer’s use of a baton during a protest last week in South Los Angeles, a department spokesman said Tuesday. Cmdr. Andrew Smith said a personnel complaint investigation was initiated after a protester showed Smith video of the incident, which occurred Dec. 1 near 65th Street and Broadway. A video uploaded to YouTube shows three officers taking a man on the ground into custody. As some demonstrators approach, other officers holding […]

  • Liberte Chan's Dec. 07, 2014, weather forecast. (Credit: KTLA)

    KTLA Weather: Liberte Chan’s Sunday Forecast

    Partly cloudy skies Sunday and slightly warmer conditions with daytime highs in the mid to upper 70s.  Temperatures remain in the 70s for the next few days until a big storm moves into the area at the end of the week.