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Chris Wolfe arrived at KTLA in 2006 and continues to report on all shifts, covering news anytime between 4:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Chris started watching newsmagazines such as “60 Minutes” and “20/20” at a very young age, and became hooked on TV news.

Before KTLA, his career path has taken him to Myrtle Beach, S.C., Fort Myers, Fla., and Atlanta. Chris has worked as a travel correspondent, weather anchor, news anchor, news writer and reporter at several stations and TV networks, including The Weather Channel and CNN, where he covered Hurricane Katrina.

Chris, like many Southern Californians, is a transplant. He grew up in the northeastern part of the country, but spent years abroad. His father, a former financial manager for General Electric, took the family to Singapore from 1978 to 1981. Chris attended an American school on the Southeast Asian island and says the experience was one of the most rewarding in his life. The overseas job allowed the Wolfe family to travel around the world every summer during trips back to the U.S. to visit family and friends.

Chris earned a Bachelor of Science degree in broadcast journalism from Boston University and then embarked on his career. He loves Southern California and intends to stay here for years to come.


Recent Articles
  • A bolt of lightning is seen in the area of the Pacific Palisades on July 18, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Lightning Prompts Closure of Several L.A. County Beaches, Possibly Sparks Brush Fire in Encino

    All Los Angeles County beaches have been reopened Wednesday afternoon after a threat of lightning from a summer storm prompted closures and evacuations earlier in the day. The first evacuation was issued at beaches in Santa Monica, where beachgoers were urged shortly before noon to seek indoor cover at the nearby pier shortly before noon as the storm moved into the coastal area, according to a tweet from the city. A short time after that, a lightning advisory was issued […]

  • A woman prays beside 58 white crosses for the victims of a mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip just south of the Mandalay Bay hotel on Oct. 6, 2017. (Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

    MGM Resorts Denies Liability in Las Vegas Shooting, Files Lawsuits Against Victims

    The owner of the Mandalay Bay hotel says it bears no liability in last year’s Las Vegas concert massacre and is asking the courts to extend it federal protections that shield companies who provide anti-terrorism products and services to civilians. MGM Resorts International, facing a barrage of lawsuits over the shooting, responded Friday by naming more than 1,000 of the shooting victims as defendants in two lawsuits of its own. The entertainment giant is not seeking monetary damages but, citing […]

  • Protesters against the U.K. visit of US President Donald Trump gather in Trafalgar Square after taking part in a march in London on July 13, 2018. (Credit: NIKLAS HALLEN/AFP/Getty Images)

    Thousands Take to London Streets to Protest President Trump During His U.K. Visit

    As US President Donald Trump took tea with the Queen in the exalted halls of Windsor Castle on Friday, tens of thousands of people thronged the streets of central London, in a huge and colorful demonstration against a visit that aroused deep opposition in the UK. “Stupid, callous, fragile, racist, narcissistic POTUS,” declared one man’s sign. The play on words from a “Mary Poppins” song was one of the less profane declarations of dissent. Another placard read: “Don’t worry! This […]

  • President Trump and Prime Minister May hold joint press conference in England on July 13, 2018. (Credit: CNN)

    Trump Denies He Criticized British Prime Minister, Dismisses Interview as ‘Fake News’

    President Donald Trump denied Friday that he criticized British Prime Minister Theresa May, the day after a British tabloid published an interview with him in which he did just that. He dismissed the interview, conducted by a Rupert Murdoch-owned publication, as “fake news” saying it didn’t include his comments praising May. Trump said his comments came after he “read some reports” that suggested the United Kingdom would not be able to make a free trade deal with the US, but he […]

  • Surveillance footage shows two men attempting to rob a jewelry store in Studio City on My 25, 2018.

    Police Release Video of Studio City Jewelry Store Owner Firing Gun at 2 Men Trying to Rob Her

    Authorities on Thursday released surveillance footage of an attempted robbery at a Studio City jewelry store in hopes of finding the two men responsible, both of whom were able to flee after the shop owner opened fired at them. The incident happened the afternoon of May 25 at a business on Ventura Boulevard near Coldwater Canyon Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Footage shows the two men entering the store and smashing jewelry cases. One of them is […]

  • 4 LAPD Officers Hailed as Heroes for Rescuing Man From Burning Sylmar House

    Four Los Angeles police officers are being hailed as heroes for the determination they showed while rescuing a man who was unconscious and trapped inside a burning Sylmar house. Officers Luis Lopez, Kenneth Morales, Jose Moya and Christina Shente sprung into action on Tuesday night when they spotted the house fire in the 13600 block of Brussels Avenue. A neighbor told them 62-year-old Mitchell Shulman, who lives there alone, was trapped inside. At a news conference on Wednesday afternoon, the […]

  • Crews investigate a fire at a Sylmar home that injured one civilian and four police officers on July 10, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Resident in Critical Condition Expected to Survive, 4 LAPD Officers Treated for Smoke Inhalation Following Sylmar House Fire

    Four Los Angeles police officers were treated for smoke inhalation and another victim in critical condition is expected to survive after a fire broke out at a Sylmar home with pack-rat conditions Tuesday night, officials said. All four officers were treated for smoke inhalation and released. The fire victim was listed in critical condition but expected to survive https://t.co/7GaDoH0SYf https://t.co/Ag8pc68YoO — LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) July 11, 2018 The police officers were initially reported as injured and the resident was reported […]

  • Authorities respond to the scene where a horse fell on and injured two children in Lake View Terrace on July 10, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    2 Children Injured, 1 in Grave Condition, After Horse Falls on Them in Lake View Terrace: LAFD

    One child was pulseless and another was injured after being pinned by a horse at in Lake View Terrace on Tuesday, authorities said. Officials responded to the Lake View Terrace Recreation Center at 11075 Foothill Blvd. shortly before 8 p.m. after the horse was reported to have fallen on the children, the Los Angeles Fire Department said in an alert. One child was not breathing and was being taken to the hospital in grave condition, LAFD said. The other was […]

  • Power Outage Continues for Nearly 1,000 After Heat Wave Hits L.A.

    Three days after a heat wave brought record-setting temperatures to Los Angeles, thousands of residents remain without power, but officials say crews are nearing full restoration. As of Monday night, at least 990 customers were still without power in the Los Angeles area due to high demand, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power said. Earlier in the morning, 7,800 were still without power while on Sunday evening, as many as 26,500 of the utility’s 1.5 million customers had no […]