Lynette Romero
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Emmy Award-winning Lynette Romero brings extensive news experience to her role as a reporter and anchor to the KTLA 5 Morning News.

Lynette came to KTLA in January 1999 as a general assignment reporter and in her first year at the station, received the prestigious Golden Mike Award from the Radio and Television News Association of Southern California for producing and reporting the KTLA News series "Public Schools: Working the System." From August 2000 to October 2004, Lynette was co-anchor for "KTLA Prime News," where she -- along with her news colleagues -- received a second Golden Mike for best 60-minute evening newscast. She is a recipient of a local Emmy Award for best feature news reporting. In 2006, Lynette received a local Emmy and Golden Mike Award for her work as a reporter/anchor for the show "Access L.A. - The Latino Experience" and a local Emmy as reporter/producer for the five-part series "From Farm to Fork."

Prior to joining KTLA, Lynette anchored and reported for 10 years at KUSA-TV in Denver. She also spent nearly a year reporting for KUSA-TV's sister station in Austin, Texas, KVUE-TV. While in Denver, Lynette's assignments included the 1993 papal visit, the standoff in Waco and the bombing of the Federal Building in Oklahoma City.

Lynette is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and is an advisory board member for the University of Colorado School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She teaches a reporting and anchor class for UCLA Extension. She spends much of her personal time in the community speaking at local schools and appearing at public events. For the last several years, Lynette has served as master of ceremonies for the Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon, the Lawyers for Literacy Spelling Bee and for countless other community events.

Lynette has a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism, broadcast news from the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter.

Recent Articles
  • A Gardena woman recorded what looks and smells like "black sludge and sediment" coming her water faucet.

    Gardena Family ‘Disgusted’ by Black, Foul-Smelling Water Coming From Tap

    A family in Gardena said Monday they were concerned about the safety of what looked and smelled like “black sludge and sediment” coming out of their water faucet. Diane Morita took video of the black water coming from her tap and posted to it YouTube.  The video also showed clear toilet water turning black as it was flushed. She said it had happened several times before. “It’s disgusting,”  Morita said of the dark liquid. “It looks like there’s charcoal in […]

  • KTLA Celebrates National Peanut Butter Day with SpreadPB

    Katie Kerr, co-owner of SpreadPB in Studio City, joined us to help celebrate National Peanut Butter Day. Katie demonstrated how you can upgrade your peanut butter sandwich by making peanut butter banana rolls, a savory chicken green curry peanut butter sandwich, and apple smiles with marshmallows. SpreadPB is a new restaurant that specializes in peanut butter sandwiches. For location & business hours visit Spead PB.

  • A freeway sign is mangled in the aftermath of a huge fire in downtown Los Angeles on Dec. 8, 2014. Flames spread for a whole city block, nearly a million square feet, officials said. (Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

    Reward Proposed for Break in Downtown L.A. Da Vinci Fire Probe

    Los Angeles city officials are weighing whether to offer a $75,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people who started a destructive fire that consumed an apartment complex under construction in downtown Los Angeles last month. City Councilman Jose Huizar proposed the reward Tuesday in the wake of the late-night blaze that consumed a seven-story building in the Da Vinci apartment complex in the 900 block of Fremont Avenue. Huizar, whose district includes […]

  • A person with a measles rash is seen in this file photo.

    Huntington Beach High School Students Sent Home After Possible Measles Exposure

    Two dozen students were recently sent home from Huntington Beach High School amid a warning about potential measles exposure that was prompted by a person who went to school with the highly contagious airborne virus earlier this month. The possible exposure occurred between Jan. 6 and Jan. 8, according to a notification letter from Orange County public health officials that was posted on the high school’s website. It was not immediately clear whether the infected person was a student, teacher […]

  • Welcome to the KTLA Family Baby Brady Burch!

    Welcome to the world and your KTLA family baby Brady Burch! Our Wendy Burch gave birth to a healthy baby boy, Brady Taylor Burch at 10:51 p.m. on Monday, January 12th. He came into the world at eight pounds, eight ounces and measuring 21 inches long. Wendy, Brady and dog Sophie are all doing just fine. Lynette Romero visited baby Brady and the new mom and shared photos with the Weekend KTLA Morning News.      

  • KTLA Morning News Viewer Hi-5’s for Saturday, January 17th & Sunday, January 18th

    We love when our KTLA viewers say hello to us when we are out and about. If you see any of 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 took Hi-5’s with people he met at a Burrous’ Bites favorite, Liberte shared a photo from a movie shoot she was on, and Lynette shared […]

  • Yoga for Weight Loss with Corepower Yoga Studios

    Every year, the number one New Year’s resolution is to lose weight. New research shows yoga, an ancient workout technique, could be the best workout choice. Yoga expert and instructor Inanna Jessup and other yogis from Corepower Yoga joined us live to demonstrate yoga exercises that could help you get into shape and lose weight this year. Corepower Yoga    

  • Actress Kate Hudson  and fashion designer Georgina Chapman, right, attend The Weinstein Company & Netflix's 2015 Golden Globes After Party on Jan.11, 2015, in Beverly Hills. (Credit: Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for TWC)

    Winning Golden Globe Styles and Faux Pas

    Celebrities arrived at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards in their finest attire, but critics didn’t love everyone’s fashion choices. Lynette Romero reports from Beverly Hills for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015.

  • The Saturday before Christmas 2014, was expected to be the biggest shopping day of the year. (Credit: KTLA)

    Holiday Shopping Continues With Post-Christmas Sales, Gift Returns

    Post-holiday sales and Christmas gift returns were drawing shoppers to Southern California malls on Friday  Lynette Romero reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News, and Christina Pascucci reports for the KTLA 5 News at 1 from the Glendale Galleria on Dec. 26, 2014. More Video: