Erin Myers is a reporter for the KTLA 5 Morning News.

Erin began her career on national television after obtaining her bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University in exercise science and her master’s degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Miami.

While looking for a job in the news field, she was offered to host a nationally broadcast game show. When that came to an end, she spent her time working as an entertainment reporter and producer appearing on Extra, E! News Now and others, but news was always her first love.

When KTLA had a position open up in 2013, she jumped at the chance to be a part of such a successful and well-respected organization. She covers breaking news, human interest pieces and of course the fun stuff when you need a good laugh.

In her free time, she is a mom to a wonderful bunch of dogs and cats who are her angels with fur. Her favorite part of the job is making an impact on the community and meeting all the amazing viewers who make KTLA the success it is.

Recent Articles
  • Fans gather outside Staples Center on Jan. 26, 2020 to mourn the death of Kobe Bryant.(Credit: Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)

    20,000 Mourners Expected to Fill Staples Center Monday for Kobe Bryant Memorial

    It has been nearly a month since a helicopter crashed into a Calabasas hill on a foggy Sunday morning. On board were family members, friends, coaches, parents and their children, including Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna. Disbelief spread nearly as quickly as news of the crash. People set to mourning collectively and individually. Paint dried, ink settled into skin, and a city speckled purple and gold. Twenty-thousand mourners will fill downtown Staples Center — “the house that […]

  • Police are seeking the person pictured in this surveillance camera image in connection with the fatal shooting of a clerk during a robbery at a Whittier 7-Eleven store on Feb. 22, 2020. (Credit: Whittier Police Department)

    Man Sought After Fatally Shooting 7-Eleven Clerk During Robbery in Whittier

    A 7-Eleven clerk was fatally shot in Whittier early Saturday despite following the demands of a robber, who managed to flee, officials said. The incident happened around 5:45 a.m. at the 7-Eleven location on 8438 Santa Fe Springs Road, according to the Whittier Police Department. A man who had his face partially covered entered the store with a semi-automatic handgun, with the intent to commit a robbery, police said. For unknown reasons, the man shot the clerk. The victim had […]

  • Rain dampened the roads in North Hollywood on Feb. 22, 2020. (Credit: Loudlabs)

    Rain, Possible Thunderstorms in the Forecast for SoCal

    A cold, low-pressure system moved in overnight Friday and brought some rain to parts of Southern California. Rainfall, expected to range between .10 to .5 inches, could linger through Saturday evening, according to the National Weather Service. The system could also bring thunderstorms across the region. Forecasters predict the most precipitation along coastal mountain slopes. “Any storm that develops will be capable of producing brief heavy downpours, gusty winds, and small hail,” NWS said. February, generally the wettest month of […]

  • Amie Harwick, pictured in an undated photo posted to her Instagram page.

    Hollywood Therapist Had Requested 2nd Restraining Order Against ‘Obsessed’ Ex-Boyfriend Accused of Killing Her

    A celebrity Hollywood therapist who died after an apparent fall from a three-story balcony had an expired restraining order against an ex-boyfriend suspected of killing her, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Gareth Pursehouse, 41, was arrested on suspicion of killing 38-year-old Amie Harwick, who was found outside her Hollywood Hills home suffering from grave injuries early Saturday morning, LAPD said in a news release. Harwick had “expressed fear” about her former boyfriend, whom she had seen just two […]

  • Motorists travel through Santa Clarita amid forecast of strong winds and scattered showers on Feb. 9, 2020. (Credit: KTLA)

    SoCal Sees Scattered Showers; Strong Winds, Snow Expected in Mountains and Passes

    Southern California could see some scattered showers Sunday through early Tuesday, forecasters said. Less than half an inch of rain is expected in much of of the region, with the most widespread precipitation predicted on Sunday night. Rain will be heaviest away from the coast, but light in the Inland Empire, according to the National Weather Service. Still on track for a system to bring scattered showers to our area through early Tuesday. Here are our latest forecast rain totals […]

  • Authorities investigate a fatal shooting aboard a Greyhound Bus on Feb. 3, 2020. (Credit: KTLA)

    ‘Heroic’ Passengers Disarm Gunman Who Killed 1, Wounded 5 on Bus From L.A. in Fort Tejon Area

    One person was killed and five others were wounded Monday morning when a gunman opened fire aboard a Greyhound bus that was headed to the Bay Area from Los Angeles before passengers disarmed him, authorities said. Authorities received a 911 call from someone aboard the bus just before 1:30 a.m. reporting that a person with a handgun was firing at passengers as the bus was traveling in the Fort Tejon area, California Highway Patrol Sgt. Brian Pennings said. The packed […]

  • Airline check-in staff wear face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus at the Los Angeles International Airport on Jan. 29, 2020. (Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images)

    Coronavirus Death Toll in China Climbs Beyond 300; More Than 14,000 Cases Reported

    China’s death toll from a new virus increased to 304 on Sunday amid warnings from the World Health Organization that other countries need to prepare in the event the disease spreads among their populations as more nations report local infections. Meanwhile, six officials in the city of Huanggang, neighboring the epicenter of Wuhan in Hubei province, have been fired over “poor performance” in handling the outbreak, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. It cited the mayor as saying the city’s […]

  • California Highway Patrol officers respond to the 101 Freeway in Fontana after a body was found on Jan. 29, 2020. (Credit: RMG News)

    CHP Investigating After Body Found on 10 Fwy in Fontana

    An investigation is underway after a body was found on the 10 Freeway in Fontana late Wednesday night, according to California Highway Patrol. The person, described as being male, was seen on the ground next to a car that was on the shoulder of the freeway about 10:40 p.m., authorities said. CHP Officer Ramon Duran said it doesn’t appear that any foul play was involved and the cause of death remains unknown. The discovery prompted an hourslong closure but all […]

  • U.S. evacuees from China lands at March Air Reserve Base near Riverside on Jan. 29, 2020 after refueling and passenger screenings in Alaska. (Credit: Sky5)

    Coronavirus Outbreak: U.S. Evacuees From Wuhan to Be Quarantined After Landing at Air Base Near Riverside

      US health officials will not institute a blanket quarantine for about 200 Americans who landed at a California military base Wednesday after being evacuated from Wuhan, the epicenter of the deadly coronavirus outbreak in China. Several passengers said they would stay at the base voluntarily, said Dr. Chris Braden, deputy director for the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Questions about #coronoavirus can be directed to our public information line: 951.358.5134. And […]

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