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
  • Two men light candles at a makeshift memorial as they take part of a candle lit vigil in honor of those who lost their lives or were wounded in a shooting in Dayton, Ohio on August 4, 2019. (Credit: MEGAN JELINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

    Dayton Shooter Was Stopped Within 30 Seconds; Motive for Attack Still a Mystery

    Police worked Monday to pin down why a 24-year-old gunman killed nine people, including his sister, in a weekend shooting rampage in a popular nightlife area in Dayton, Ohio. Connor Betts, who was wearing a mask and body armor when he opened fire in the bustling Oregon District early Sunday, was armed with an AR-15-style rifle. If all of the magazines he had with him were full, which hasn’t been confirmed, he would have had a maximum of 250 rounds, […]

  • Neighbors say a man crashed an SUV into his wife's Mercedes-Benz in Valinda. (Credit: Loudlabs)

    Neighbors Say Man Hit Wife’s Mercedes in Alleged DUI Crash That Damaged Parked Cars in Valinda

    A man is in custody on suspicion of driving under the influence after several parked cars were struck by an SUV in Valinda early Monday morning. The crash was reported just after 1 a.m. in the 16700 Sam Gerry Drive, a spokesperson for the California Highway Patrol said. At least four to five vehicles were damaged in the crash, which neighbors say involved a local resident. Video from the scene showed a man in custody but his identity has not […]

  • Law enforcement agencies respond to an active shooter at a Walmart near Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas, on Aug. 3, 2019. (Credit: Joel Angel Juarez/AFP/Getty Images)

    El Paso Shooting a Possible Hate Crime as Suspect Linked to Anti-Immigrant Screed

    About 20 minutes before the shooting started at an El Paso Walmart, a rambling screed was posted to an online message board saying the massacre was in response to an “invasion” of Hispanics coming across the southern border. Titled “The Inconvenient Truth,” it railed against the dangers of mass immigration and warned that Hispanics will eventually take over the economy and government. The writer argued that attacking “low-security” targets was a way to “fight to reclaim my country from destruction.” […]

  • Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies investigate a shooting involving one of its officers in South L.A.'s Hyde Park neighborhood on Aug. 1, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Deputy Returns Fire, Fatally Shoots Man During Traffic Stop in Hyde Park: LASD

    A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy fatally shot a man who opened fire at him while trying to flee during a traffic stop in South L.A.’s Hyde Park neighborhood early Thursday, the agency said. The shooting broke out after the lone officer pulled over a vehicle for some type of moving violation around 1 a.m. near Brynhurst Avenue and 71st Street, Lt. Brandon Dean told reporters. After the driver stopped, the man in the front passenger seat exited the vehicle […]

  • Traffic moves along the 60 Freeway in Riverside in this file photo. (Credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

    60 Freeway Weekend Closures Begin in Inland Empire With Shutdown of All Eastbound Lanes

    Weekend closures of the 60 Freeway between Riverside and Ontario began Friday night as part of a four-month, $134 million repair project. For eight weekends, through Sept. 23,  the entire 60 Freeway will be closed between Interstate 15 and the 60/91/215 junction in Riverside from 10 p.m. on Fridays to 5 a.m. Mondays. The eastbound lanes will be open Labor Day weekend, however. Paving operations on 60 Swarm are moving along very well near Valley Way in Jurupa. #caltrans8 #60Swarm […]

  • Police investigate a fatal shooting at a Shell gas station in North Hollywood on July 25, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Woman Dies Following Shooting at North Hollywood Gas Station; Man in Critical Condition

    Update: Police have tied this fatal shooting in North Hollywood to another in Canoga Park and are searching for a single gunman believed to be responsible. Please check “Man Sought in Pair of Shootings That Left 3 Dead, 2 Injured in San Fernando Valley” for updated information on this story. Original post: A woman was killed, and a man is in critical condition after a shooting near a gas station in North Hollywood Thursday morning. The incident occurred about 2:30 […]

  • Rhett Nelson appears in court with his defense attorney, Jenn Bartick, on July 22, 2019 to enter a not guilty plea.(Credit: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

    Utah Man Pleads Not Guilty in June Shootings That Left 2 Dead, Including Off-Duty Deputy in Alhambra

    A Utah man accused of two Los Angeles-area shootings that killed an off-duty deputy and a Russian athlete in June pleaded not guilty in court on Monday. Prosecutors had charged 30-year-old Rhett Mckenzie Nelson of two counts murder, two counts of second-degree robbery and one count of attempted murder in connection with the killings and two robberies on June 10. Nelson, who was reported missing out of St. George, Utah weeks before, allegedly gunned down Dmitry Koltsov from his vehicle […]

  • Work continues on the Inglewood stadium project on July 18, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    L.A. Stadium Hosts Job Fair in Search of Construction Workers

    A job fair in search of construction workers is being held Thursday at the future home of the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers in Inglewood. More information about the job fair can be found by visiting LAStadiumAtHP.com/opportunities or by calling 310-743-5186. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on July 18, 2019.

  • Naasón Joaquín García appears for a bail hearing in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom on July 16, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    La Luz Del Mundo Megachurch Stands Behind Leader Accused of Child Rape, Human Trafficking

    In a news conference Wednesday, La Luz Del Mundo officials said they stand behind their leader, who is being held without bail on charges of child rape and human trafficking. Naasón Joaquín García was ordered held without bail Tuesday after a historically high $50 million bail was set earlier in the case, the Associated Press reported. García’s attorneys said they plan to appeal the decision, and said it “does not imply guilt,” according to news release from the church. García […]

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