Simone Boyce
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Simone Boyce is an Emmy-nominated news reporter, anchor and producer with over 4 million views on You Tube. As a reporter on the KTLA 5 Morning News, she enjoys covering political headlines and local perspectives on immigration, race relations and the environment. Simone was born right here in Pasadena and is elated to be back home in Los Angeles.

Prior to joining KTLA, Simone appeared as the entertainment anchor at WNYW in New York City. In 2015, Simone debuted her own half-hour show – “Simone in the City” – which she hosted and executive produced in the No. 1 media market. Appearing live on WNYW’s nightly news, she covered a wide range of cultural news topics, from the smash Broadway musical “Hamilton” to the 2016 presidential election.

She anchored several live shows on WNYW, including “Good Day New York,” “Friday Night Live” and “New Year’s Eve in Times Square,” and held a recurring role as a news reporter on Netflix’s Emmy Award-winning series “Orange is the New Black.”

Beyond her on-air work, Simone is an accomplished producer and documentary filmmaker. She is currently developing an original documentary series that explores the science of systemic racism.


Recent Articles
  • Adea Shabani is seen in a photo released by LAPD.

    Remains of Missing Hollywood Actress Believed to Have Been Found in Shallow Grave in Northern California: LAPD

    Just hours after police announced the remains of a 25-year-old actress missing for over a month were believed to have been found in Northern California, friends and loved ones of the young woman gathered outside her Hollywood apartment building for a candlelight vigil. The body of Adea Shabani is believed to be the remains discovered in a shallow grave up north, Los Angeles Police Department officials announced Tuesday. At an afternoon news conference, LAPD officials also confirmed they think 33-year-old […]

  • California Attorney General Xavier Becerra speaks during a press conference at the California State Capitol on March 7, 2018 in Sacramento, California. (Credit: Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

    California Officials Challenge Trump Administration’s Plan to Include Citizenship Question in 2020 Census

    Progressives, states and civil rights advocates are preparing a flurry of legal challenges to the Trump administration’s decision to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 census, saying the move will penalize immigrants and threaten civil rights. The late Monday move from the Commerce Department, which it said came in response a request by the Justice Department, would restore a question about citizenship that has not appeared on the census since the 1950s. The administration said the data was necessary […]

  • A tree is seen in Glendale on March 26, 2018, a day after it toppled over and struck a pedestrian. (Credit: KTLA)

    Massive Tree Topples in Glendale, Injuring Woman in Her Late 70s

    A massive tree toppled onto the side of a road in Glendale and injured a woman in her late 70s, the victim’s partner told KTLA Monday. The incident happened near 3980 El Lado Drive on Sunday, according to the Glendale Fire Department. The woman, identified as Patricia Kennedy by her partner, Caroline Dyer, was taking a walk on the pathway. She was recovering at Huntington Memorial Hospital after undergoing surgery, Dyer said. “Her legs are crushed,” she said. A witness […]

  • Bomb Squad Safely Detonates Grenades Found by Family in North Hollywood Home

    A bomb squad safely detonated five grenades in a park after a family reported finding them  in a North Hollywood residence, Los Angeles police said Sunday. The family said they were cleaning up a dead relative’s garage at the home near Clybourn and Clark avenues around 7:30 pm. Saturday when they discovered the grenades, according to LAPD. Unsure whether what had appeared to be grenades were real or fake, the family called the authorities. The response forced a two-hour evacuation […]

  • Rep. Adam Schiff Joins Demonstrators in Burbank March for Our Lives

    Rep. Adam Schiff joined demonstrators in the Burbank March for Our Lives rally Saturday. Simone Boyce reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on March 24, 2018.

  • Lois Goodman appears outside court on March 23, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Tennis Umpire Sues Medical Examiner Over Autopsy Report She Says Is False, Led to Her Arrest in Husband’s Death

    Six years after a murder charge was dropped against tennis umpire Lois Goodman in the death of her husband at their Woodland Hills home, Goodman is suing the medical examiner who prepared his autopsy report, saying it was wrongly ruled a homicide. Simone Boyce reports for the KTLA 5 News at 6 on March 23, 2018.

  • A large tree fell on a home in Sherman Oaks amid stormy weather on March 22, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Cleanup Efforts Underway After Storm Drenches Southern California

    After a storm swept through Southern California this week, cleanup efforts were underway Friday to remove the downed trees and debris left behind. Simone Boyce reports from Sherman Oaks for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on March 23, 2018.

  • A crane is seen near a newly installed pedestrian bridge, that collapsed, over a six-lane highway in Miami, Florida on March 15, 2018, crushing a number of cars below and reportedly leaving several people dead. (Credit: ANTONI BELCHI/AFP/Getty Images)

    Engineer Advised of Cracking on Florida Bridge Two Days Before Collapse

    An engineer for the company that designed a pedestrian bridge that collapsed Thursday, killing at least six people, left a voice mail two days earlier for a Florida Department of Transportation employee advising there was “some cracking that’s been observed on the north end of the span.” The state employee was out on assignment Tuesday and didn’t hear the voice mail from W. Denney Pate of FIGG Bridge Engineers until he returned to the office Friday, the DOT said. Pate’s […]

  • Rain began to fall on the mudslide damaged areas of Montecito again on March 13, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    With Rainfall Estimates Reduced for SoCal Storm, Evacuations and Flash Flood Watches Are Canceled

    The first of three storms set to pass through Southern California this week began to drop rain on the region’s recent burn areas Tuesday morning, but forecasters indicated the precipitation won’t be as heavy as initially expected. This first storm was initially predicted to bring between a 1/2 and 1 1/2 inches of rain, with foothill and mountain areas receiving 2 inches or more, according to the National Weather Service. That amount of rainfall was downgraded by late morning, and […]