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
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    Sunday Forecast: Sunny Skies, Cooler Temperatures

    After the fog dissipates, sunny skies with a few high clouds will prevail Sunday afternoon. Temperatures will be cooler, but still above average from the beach to the inland valleys. Liberte Chan has KTLA’s weather forecast on Sunday, March 29, 2015.

  • KTLA Viewer Hi-5’s for Saturday, March 28 & Sunday, March 29

    We love when our KTLA viewers say hello to us when we are out and about. If you see anyone from our KTLA Morning News team out in the community working on stories do not hesitate to say hello and give them a Hi-5. It may even make it on the air! This week Chris, Lynette & Liberte shared pictures of people they met while out at the LA Marathon, at Knott’s Berry Farm and more.  

  • ‘Liberte & Justice for Paws’ for Sunday, March 29

    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.

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    Saturday Forecast: Morning Fog; Sunny With Cooler Temperatures

    Dense fog along the coast, but it will clear out by mid-morning.  It will be sunny and cooler today with daytime highs in the 70s along at the beach and 80s/90s in the inland valleys.  Cooler temps, but still above the average tomorrow. Liberte Chan reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Saturday, March 28, 2015.

  • Denise Louise Huskins, 30, was abducted from a male acquaintance's residence in the San Francisco area and is being held for ransom, police said Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (Credit: Vallejo Police Department/KTXL)

    Woman From Huntington Beach Kidnapped for Ransom in Bay Area; Father Begs for Her Release

    A 30-year-old California woman was abducted from a male acquaintance’s residence in the Bay Area and is being held for ransom, police said Tuesday. The male acquaintance, also 30, witnessed the kidnapping of Denise Louise Huskins from the Vallejo home, and he is not a suspect in the case, said Vallejo Police Lt. Kenny Park. A cousin of Huskins, Amy Mattison, told CNN affiliate KPIX that the 30-year-old man is Huskins’ boyfriend and she was abducted from his residence. The […]

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    Brooklyn Man Who Lost 270 Pounds ‘Overwhelmed’ by Donations For Skin-Removal Surgery

    A Brooklyn man said Monday he was grateful and overwhelmed by the response to his graphic and emotional video in which he exposed his body after losing 270 pounds, according to New York TV station WPIX. After receiving lap band surgery six years ago, Matt Diaz lost half his body weight, leaving him with excess folds of skin all over his body, the station reported. In an effort to raise the $20,000 needed for surgery, the 22-year-old went public with […]

  • KTLA Viewer Hi-5’s for Sunday, March 22

      We love when our KTLA viewers say hello to us when we are out and about. If you see anyone from our KTLA Morning News team out in the community working on stories do not hesitate to say hello and give them a Hi-5. It may even make it on the air! This week Chris, Lynette & Liberte shared pictures of people they met while out at the LA Marathon.

  • Liberte Chan's weather forecast on March 22, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    KTLA Weather: Liberte Chan’s Sunday Forecast

    Cloudy conditions Sunday morning with partly cloudy skies by the afternoon.  Temperatures slightly cooler than Saturday with temperatures around average.  Warming trend begins midweek and by the end of the work week, temps were expected to climb up into the 90s.

  • ‘Liberte & Justice for Paws’ for Sunday, March 22

    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.