Steve Kuzj
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Steve Kuzj joined KTLA as a general assignment reporter in April 2013.

Prior to moving to L.A., Steve worked as a multimedia journalist and anchor for the ABC station in Phoenix. He also spent time reporting for CBS in Atlanta.

Over the years, Steve has received numerous Emmy nominations, and has won for “Best On-Air Reporter.”

The Minnesota native found a passion for story telling and journalism in high school. He took that passion to the University of Minnesota, graduating with degrees in journalism and business.

When not reporting, Steve loves tinkering with electronics, hitting the gym, hiking mountains and scuba diving. He is also a wilderness survival expert, and Eagle Scout. If you ever see him out on a story, feel free to go up and say “hi,” but bad guys be warned, Steve has a second-degree black belt in mixed-martial arts and has been doing karate since he was just 5 years old.

Recent Articles
  • Los Angeles County firefighters helped rescue a horse that was trapped in the mud in Agoura Hills on May 30, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Horse Trapped in Mud in Agoura Hills Rescued by Fire Department

    The Los Angeles County Fire Department came to the rescue Monday of a horse, which had fallen on its side and had been lying in the mud for over an hour unable to move. Steve Kuzj reports from Agoura Hills for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Monday, May 30, 2016.

  • Los Angeles police were investigating a hit-and-run that left two females injured in Granada Hills on May 28, 2016. (Credit: OnScene TV)

    Juvenile Arrested in Granada Hills Hit-and-Run That Left Woman, Teen Injured: LAPD

    An arrest was made Saturday in connection with a hit-and-run crash in Granada Hills the previous night that left a woman and teen girl injured, according to LAPD. The juvenile suspect was with relatives when he turned himself in about 3 p.m.; he was arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run after being interviewed by investigators, said Los Angeles Police Department Detective Bill Bustos. His name has not been released. The collision occurred about 9:50 p.m. Friday as the victims were crossing […]

  • A candlelight procession was held for Angel Zevallos in Simi Valley on May 27, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Candlelight March Held for Boy Who Died After Falling Into Path of Oncoming Car Walking Home From Simi Valley School

    More than 100 people, including relatives, classmates and neighbors, held a candlelight procession Friday in memory of 9-year-old Angel Zevallos who died after being struck by a car while walking home from Madera Elementary School with his little sister. The youngsters were playing around as they walked on the sidewalk along Royal Avenue, according to witness and classmate Pablo Meza. Angel’s sister pushed him and he tripped and fell into the street, directly into the path of an oncoming SUV, […]

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    YouTube Gamers Gain Traction on Internet

    The web is creating a whole new generation of Internet A-listers, including the Game Grumps. Steve Kuzj reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on May 25, 2016.

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    Robber Sought for Stealing Thousands in High-End Equipment From Hollywood Music Studios

    A man was being sought Tuesday for stealing thousands of dollars worth of equipment from at least two Hollywood music studios by simply walking out the door with the expensive items. Steve Kuzj reports from Hollywood for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

  • A large bear was spotted wandering through a residential neighborhood in Pasadena on May 23, 2016. (Credit: Annie Winton)

    Large Bear Spotted Wandering Through Pasadena Neighborhood

    A large bear was spotted wandering through a residential neighborhood in Pasadena Monday evening. Steve Kuzj reports from Pasadena for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Monday, May 23, 2016.

  • Two burglars are seen inside a liquor store on surveillance video released by the Garden Grove police Department on May 16, 2016.

    Burglars Steal Thousands of ‘California Scratchers’ After Pulling Doors Off Garden Grove Business: Police

    Police were searching Monday for three people wanted for burglarizing a liquor store in Garden Grove and stealing thousands of California Lottery scratcher tickets after first pulling the doors off the building, surveillance video showed. The burglary occurred around 4:46 a.m. Monday at Hanshaw Liquors at 10971 Westminster Ave., according to a news release from the Garden Grove Police Department. Surveillance video showed a van occupied by three people backing up to the front of the store. Two men got […]

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    After Mom’s Public Invitation, Friends Old and New Help Celebrate Birthday of Temecula Boy With Asperger’s Syndrome

    Scores of loved ones and friends — old and new — helped a Temecula boy with Asperger’s syndrome celebrate his 10th birthday after his mother published an invitation to the public on social media. Steve Kuzj reports from Temecula for the KTLA 5 News at 10 p.m. on Friday, May 13, 2016.

  • Sky5 footage shows the wreckage of a plane that crashed in the San Gabriel Mountains above Altadena on May 14, 2016.

    1 Confirmed Dead After Missing Small Plane Located in San Gabriel Mountains Above Altadena: Authorities

    One person was confirmed dead after the wreckage of a missing small plane was located Sunday along the side of Brown Mountain in an area above Altadena, hours after the aircraft disappeared, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. No other individuals were found at the crash site, according to the agency. The discovery of the downed aircraft was announced by authorities shortly before 4:30 p.m., as sheriff’s search and rescue teams and an air unit responded to the scene. #LASD […]