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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.

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    Designer Tom Cridland Explains His Line of ‘Sustainable Fashion’

    Designer Tom Cridland explained his line of sustainable fashion, including a sweatshirt he says will last 30 years on Feb. 25, 2017. Visit for more information.  

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    Health Officials Investigate Death of LAUSD Teacher Who Contracted Meningitis

    Public health officials are investigating the death of an elementary school teacher in South Gate who had contracted meningitis. Parents and students who gathered at the school for a meeting Monday morning identified the teacher as Ramona Gedney. Gedney died in a Downey hospital on Feb. 6, the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office told the Los Angeles Times. The Coroner’s Office did not announce a cause of death, but Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials confirmed in a […]

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    Proposed Bill Would Allow for Speed Cameras in San Francisco, San Jose

    An assemblyman in San Francisco has introduced legislation that would allow for car owners to be ticketed if a camera detects that their vehicle was speeding. Lynette Romero reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Feb. 9, 2017.

  • Mud cakes a street in Duarte on Jan. 22, 2017 after heavy rain pounded the Fish Fire burn area. (Credit: KTLA)

    Mudslide Concerns Continue in Recent Burn Area of Duarte

    Potential mudslides continue to be a concern for residents living near the Fish Fire burn area in Duarte and a yellow alert has been issued during Monday’s rainstorm. Lynette Romero reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Feb. 6, 2017.

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    Relationship Expert Writes New Book, Gives Advice on Marriage Stability

    Ms. Hitch, a relationship expert who overcame a troubled marriage, joined the KTLA 5 Morning News on Feb. 4 to share some tricks and tips to finding a stable spouse.

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    New Fitness Studio Opening in Burbank; Specializes in Dance

    LTO Fitness Dance Studio, a new fitness studio that specializes in twerking, hip-hop cardio, yoga and other classes, is opening in Burbank. A few trainers joined the KTLA 5 Morning News on Feb. 4 to show off their dance moves in preparation for their grand opening.

  • U.S. President Donald Trump meets with executives and union representatives from the Harley Davidson company at the White House on February 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

    Trump Administration Sanctions Iran After Ballistic Missile Launch

    President Donald Trump’s administration enacted new sanctions on Iran Friday, the first concrete action after the White House put Tehran “on notice” this week. The Treasury Department said it was sanctioning individuals and companies connected to Iran’s ballistic missile program and those providing support to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ Qods Force. The moves come as punishment for the country’s test launch of a ballistic missile last weekend. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn said the move was “provocative” and in […]

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    Witnesses Describe Terrifying Scene of Sunset Boulevard Stabbing Rampage in Hollywood

    Witnesses described a chaotic scene Tuesday when a knife-wielding man went on a rampage in Hollywood, stabbing three people before being fatally shot by officers of the Los Angeles Police Department. The assailant — described only as a man in his 30s — stabbed a bicyclist about 2 p.m. along the north side of Sunset Boulevard near Ivar Avenue, said Sgt. Frank Preciado, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department. Video posted on social media from inside a Jack in the […]

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    Demonstrators in South L.A. Protest Trump’s Pick for Labor Secretary

    Demonstrations against President Donald Trump’s pick for labor secretary were held in South Los Angeles Thursday. Lynette Romero reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Jan. 26, 2017.