You can mostly find Doug Kolk on the red carpet covering everything entertainment for KTLA. He joined the station in March 2012 as general assignment news reporter. It wasn’t long after he found himself alongside Hollywood’s A-List.

After college, Doug worked for his father’s produce company in the Bronx, New York, before joining WICZ-TV in Binghamton, New York. He then worked as a traffic anchor for WBBH-TV in Fort Myers, Florida, and then spent five years reporting for KFMB-TV in San Diego.

Doug is a graduate of Hofstra University and a self-proclaimed “concert-going fool.” In his free time, he enjoys “taking advantage of all the amazing live music venues this city offers.” He also enjoys spending time with his family, including his niece and nephew who also live in Southern California.

Recent Articles
  • Kobe Bryant is seen during a game at Staples Center on April 13, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

    Fans, Celebrities React to Death of Retired NBA Legend Kobe Bryant After Helicopter Crash

    Retired NBA legend Kobe Bryant died Sunday in a fiery helicopter crash along with eight other people in Calabasas Sunday morning. The news sent shockwaves online, with fans, athletes and celebrities taking to social media to mourn the beloved 41-year-old basketball superstar. A large crowd also gathered outside Staples Center Sunday afternoon to mourn Bryant. One of them brought along a poster he said has been with him since childhood. “I’ve had this poster on my wall, everywhere that I’ve […]

  • A cosplayer makes her way to the Convention Center during Comic Con in San Diego on July 18, 2019. (Credit: Chris Delmas/AFP/Getty Images)

    Fans Descend on San Diego for 50th Comic-Con

    Dust off your Captain Marvel cosplay, San Diego Comic-Con is here. The four-and-a-half day convention kicked off Wednesday with the show room floor opening to thousands vying for exclusive merchandise, from art to toys. Later, Warner Bros. is hosting a ScareDiego event promising some hair-raising new footage from “It: Chapter Two.” “We have some exciting footage but I can’t go into details,” said “It” director Andy Muschietti. “But I think it’s going to be worth it for the fans to […]

  • Star Treatment Package Giveaway

    See why the critics pick the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills for their luxury layover location during award season. Lisa Niver of has your code word to win! This contest ended at 12am on 1/21/19. Doug Kolk reports on the KTLA5 Weekend Morning News at 8am on 1/20/19.

  • Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge opens on May 31, 2019. (Credit: Michelle Groskopf for CNN)

    Disney Spared No Expense in Building Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

    With 28 acres of attractions spread across two states, the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is not just a big moment for fans of the space saga, it’s also a game changer for Disney’s parks division. “It’s the most immersive land that we’ve ever built,” Bob Chapek, Disney’s chairman of parks, experience and products, told CNN Business in a sit-down interview this week. With Disneyland’s Galaxy’s Edge looming in the background, Chapek enumerated all the ways in which guests can […]

  • R. Kelly Taken Into Custody at Chicago Courtroom Hearing Over Unpaid Child Support

    R. Kelly’s day began with a nationally televised broadcast in which he whispered, cried and ranted while pleading with viewers to believe him: He’d never had sex with anyone under 17 and never held anyone against her will. The day ended with a trip to jail after the embattled R&B singer told a judge he could not pay $161,000 in back child support he owes his children’s mother. Kelly no doubt hoped the raw interview aired Wednesday on “CBS This […]

  • Keith Flint of The Prodigy, performs at the 10th annual Incheon Pentaport Rock Festival in Incheon, west of Seoul on Ausust 9, 2015. (Credit: ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images)

    Keith Flint, Front Man of Music Group The Prodigy, Dies at 49

    Keith Flint, singer in pioneering British electronic group The Prodigy, has been found dead at his home aged 49, the band has confirmed. Flint’s distinctive appearance, vocals and dancing made him one of the most recognizable figures on the British techno scene, with hits including “Firestarter” and “Breathe” propelling the group to commercial success throughout Europe and the United States. His bandmate Liam Howlett wrote on Instagram that Flint died by suicide. “The news is true, I can’t believe I’m […]

  • "Weird Al" Yankovic poses with the Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package award in the press room during the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Feb. 10, 2019. (Credit: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

    Former President Jimmy Carter, Drake, Lady Gaga, Childish Gambino Among 2019 Grammy Award Winners

    Women and rap triumphed at the Grammys on Sunday as female acts took home top prizes including album of the year and best new artist, and Childish Gambino made history when his hit “This Is America” became the first rap-based track to win record and song of the year. Kacey Musgraves’ country-pop release “Golden Hour” won album of the year, and British singer Dua Lipa won best new artist — a year after female voices were somewhat muted at the […]

  • Tom Brady of the New England Patriots hugs Jared Goff of the Los Angeles Rams after the Patriots defeat the Rams 13-3 during Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Feb. 3, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

    New England Patriots Beat L.A. Rams 13-3 in Lowest-Scoring Super Bowl Ever

    That super shootout everyone expected turned into a defensive standoff. The New England Patriots showed they can win that type of championship game, too. So after Tom Brady led one classic drive to win the Patriots their record-tying sixth Super Bowl, he perfectly summed up the 13-3 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Rams. “Finally got a touchdown and the defense played the best game of the year,” Brady said. In a season in which all sorts of offensive records […]

  • Fans take part in "The Super Bowl Experience" in Atlanta on Jan. 29, 2019.

    Football Fans Try Out the Super Bowl Experience

    Football fans of all ages are getting a chance to live out some of their dreams ahead of the big game at the Super Bowl Experience. Doug Kolk joins the fun in Atlanta for the KTLA 5 News at 3 on Jan. 30, 2019.

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