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
  • A series of student deaths at USC this semester has roiled the university. In this 2012 file photo, officers patrol the campus following a shooting at a party. (Credit: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles

    9 Students Have Died at USC This Semester, Including 3 Since Friday

    Nine University of Southern California students have died since the start of the semester, the school said Tuesday — an unusually high rate that moved university officials to send students a letter about the issue over the weekend. Three of the nine deaths have been announced since Friday. No foul play is suspected in any of the cases, and suicide is suspected in at least three, school officials have said. USC President Carol Folt and three other officials sent a […]

  • A Cal State Northridge scene on campus is seen on Nov. 11, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    3 Sought After Student Beaten, Robbed on CSUN Campus

    Police are searching for three people after a student was assaulted and robbed on the Cal State Northridge campus Sunday evening. Shortly after 7:45 p.m., the victim was walking near University Park Apartments when an unknown voice distracted him, according to a bulletin from the CSUN Police Department. He was then hit in the head — possibly with a closed fist — and knocked to the ground by another individual, police said. A third person who was hiding in the […]

  • Special Olympics athletes competed for gold medals in Fountain Valley on Nov. 10, 2019.

    Special Olympics Fall Games Championship Kicks Off in Fountain Valley

    Over the weekend, more than 800 Special Olympics athletes competed for gold medals in five sports: golf, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball. The two-day event that took place in Fountain Valley, hosted more than 4,000 athletes, coaches, volunteers and spectators from all over Southern California. Special Olympics Southern California hosts free, year-round programs that seek to improve health, self-confidence and independence among athletes with intellectual disabilities, and to improve acceptance and inclusion in the community. Erin Myers┬áreports for the KTLA […]

  • A memorial for the victims of the Borderline Bar & Grill mass shooting in Thousand Oaks appears in a photo posted by the Ventura County Sheriff's Office to Facebook on Nov. 7, 2019.

    Ceremonies Mark 1-Year Anniversary of Borderline Mass Shooting in Thousand Oaks

    The 12 people killed in a mass shooting and gunbattle at a Southern California country-western bar a year ago have been remembered in a public park memorial called The Healing Garden. The garden was dedicated Thursday, the anniversary of the Borderline Bar & Grill shooting in Thousand Oaks, with a private ceremony for relatives of the dead, then an event for 248 survivors before the public opening at midafternoon. Late on Nov. 7, 2018, a gunman entered the popular bar […]

  • An aircraft drops water on the Jake Fire in the Santa Clarita area on Nov. 6, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Jake Fire: Forward Progress Halted After Blaze Threatens Homes, Prompts Evacuations in Santa Clarita

    Firefighters are mopping up after a small brush fire in the Santa Clarita area that threatened homes and prompted evacuations at two schools on Wednesday afternoon. The Jake Fire erupted just before 1 p.m. in the┬áin the 21500 block of Deputy Jake Drive, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Within 40 minutes, the blaze had grown to about 7 acres and was 0% contained. But firefighters were able to make quick work of the fire, with ground crews […]

  • Officers investigate the scene of hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Santa Ana on Nov. 4, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Driver Sought in Santa Ana Crash That Killed Bicyclist

    Santa Ana police sought the public’s help identifying the driver who fled after fatally striking a bicyclist in Santa Ana early Monday. Authorities received a call about a pedestrian down on the roadway in the 300 block of Newhope Street at around 3 a.m., Corporal Brett Nelson said. Officers arrived to find a man with extensive injuries in the middle of the street along with a heavily damaged bicycle, Nelson said. Orange County Fire Authority personnel responded and tried to […]

  • Two motorcycles lie in the middle of the road in Carson after three riders were shot at nearby on Nov. 3, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    3 Motorcyclists Shot at While Riding Down Freeway in Carson

    Three motorcyclists were shot as they rode down a freeway in Carson early Sunday morning, according to California Highway Patrol. Shots were fired around 1:50 a.m. near the interchange of the 110 and 405 freeways, CHP Officer Tony Polizzi said. Several hours later, at least two of the motorcycles were seen lying near the intersection of South Figueroa and 190th streets. The motorcyclists were apparently able to exit the freeway and make it to the intersection about three miles away. […]

  • Firefighters douse flames in a tree at South Mountain Road during the Maria Fire, in Santa Paula, Calif. on Nov. 1, 2019. (Credit: Apu Gomes / AFP via Getty Images)

    Maria Fire Now 9,412 Acres and 30% Contained After Threatening Thousands of Ventura County Homes

    Firefighters managed to get 30% containment of the massive Maria Fire after it burned through more than a dozen square miles within a day, authorities said Saturday. The wildfire burned 9,412 acres as it threatened thousands of homes in Eastern Ventura, Santa Paula, Somis and Camarillo, according to the Ventura County Fire Department. Some evacuations orders were lifted Friday night, when authorities said it was 10,700 acres and 0% contained. “We are looking to start letting residents return to their […]

  • Inmate firefighters battle the Maria Fire on the Santa Clara River bed in Santa Paula on Nov. 1, 2019. (Credit: Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)

    Red Flag Warnings Still in Effect for L.A. and Ventura Counties; Dangerous Fire Weather Enters 4th Day

    Dangerous fire weather conditions for the windiest areas of Los Angeles and Ventura counties have entered its fourth day, with forecasters extending red flag warnings through at least Saturday evening. Santa Ana winds have weakened considerably since the middle of the week, but the National Weather Service is warning that the air is still dangerously dry, with relative humidity across the region less than 10% and peak gusts in some valleys and inland mountains of L.A. and Ventura counties still […]

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