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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
  • Avon 39: The Walk to End Breast Cancer Coming to Santa Barbara

  • Video Shows Bear Roaming Through Neighborhood in La Verne

    Startled residents spotted a bear roaming through a neighborhood in La Verne early Thursday morning. Video showed the bear calmly walking down a sidewalk and climbing over a wall. A resident called police regarding the bear about 2:30 a.m., said La Verne Police Department Lt. Monica Schusse. The bear was seen walking near Arthur Way, then made its way along the 200 block of West Baseline Road before eventually disappearing into the hills behind the Leroy Haynes Educational Center. It was nowhere to be found […]

  • Teachers Receive Layoff Notices at 2 O.C. School Districts

    Teachers in Santa Ana and Anaheim are receiving layoff notices Wednesday. Lynette Romero and Chip Yost report for the KTLA 5 News on March 15, 2017.

  • Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions Recuses Himself From DOJ Russia Probe

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday bowed to intense political pressure and recused himself from any investigation related to President Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. Sessions acted after it emerged that he had failed at his Senate confirmation hearing to disclose two pre-election meetings with Russia’s ambassador to Washington, at a time when Moscow was accused of interfering in the presidential race. “I have decided to recuse myself from any existing or future investigations of any matters related in any […]

  • Silhouette Instalift with Dr. Julius Few

    Dr. Julius Few joins our KTLA5 weekend morning news to demonstrate Silhouette Instalift. This segment aired on the KTLA5 News at 9AM on Saturday, February 25, 2017.  

  • 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 tomcridland.com for more information.  

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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.