Megan Telles

Megan Telles is a general assignment reporter for KTLA 5 News. She joined the station in September 2018.

She is excited to return home to Southern California and join the KTLA family. Megan comes to KTLA from KXTV in Sacramento, where she anchored “Morning Blend” for two years.

Born in West Covina and raised in Rancho Cucamonga, Megan is a self-described “army brat,” given her father’s 21 years of service in the United States Army. Megan has called Wiesbaden, Germany; Fort Rucker, Alabama; and Savannah, Georgia, “home” and takes pride in being able to still count to 10 in German.

Prior to her time in California’s capital city, she was a national entertainment correspondent for the syndicated “Celebrity Page TV” based in Las Vegas, where she interviewed Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez and Lionel Richie.

Simultaneous with “Celebrity Page TV,” Megan was a reporter, anchor and daytime talk-show host at KTNV, the ABC affiliate in Las Vegas.

Megan’s deep-rooted passion for breaking news kicked in after enduring many tornado seasons in Alabama. She remembers being glued to the radio “reporting” wind speeds as her family hid for safety in the hallway closet.

The Emmy award winner is a proud graduate of Los Osos High School and the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. She is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

Megan married her high school sweetheart, Cesar. They enjoy intense squirrel chasing with their Yorkshire, Coco.

She and her husband are die-hard college football fans, and on any given fall Saturday, all three can be found rooting on the USC Trojans — fight on!

Recent Articles
  • A street sign is seen in Bel Air in this file photo. (Credit: KTLA)

    Yearlong Project to Cause Delays on Sunset Boulevard in Greater Bel Air Area

    A yearlong construction project that will cause major traffic delays along portions of Sunset Boulevard for the next year kicked off in the greater Bel Air area Tuesday morning. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is installing four new underground circuits, which will house 27,000 feet of new cable, to service the Bel Air, Beverly Crest, Westwood and Holmby Hills communities, the utility stated in a news release. The project will bring relief to the currently overloaded circuits, […]

  • Julianna Loza delivers a eulogy at the funeral for slain L.A. County sheriff's Deputy Joseph Solano at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles on June 24, 2019. (Credit: Pool)

    Family Members, Officers Honor Slain L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputy Joseph Solano at Funeral

    Family members and hundreds of law enforcement officers honored  Los Angeles County sheriff’s Deputy Joseph Solano at a memorial service Monday morning at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles. The 13-year Sheriff’s Department veteran was shot in the back of his head while off-duty at a Jack in the Box in Alhambra on June 10, authorities said. He was hospitalized and taken off life support two days later. He was 50 years old. Mourners […]

  • Immigration rights supporters attend a watch party during President Donald Trump's State of the Union Address on Feb. 5, 2019 in Los Angeles. (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

    ‘It Is Cruel What He Is Doing’: Immigration Advocates in SoCal React After Trump Orders, Then Delays ICE Raids

    President Trump’s warning that “millions” of migrants would be deported starting this weekend was abruptly changed Saturday when he issued a surprise tweet announcing a two-week delay to the crackdown, urging Congress to hammer out reforms on immigration policy. “If not, Deportations start!” Trump said in a tweet. The shifting plans for mass removals drew swift condemnation from immigration advocates in Southern California, who called the sweeps an inhumane strategy for enforcement and a dangerous scare tactic that was cleaving […]

  • Police detain a bloodied man in handcuffs after he allegedly fatally stabbed his wife with a machete and injured three neighbors who came to her defense on June 22, 2019. (Credit: RMG News)

    Man Fatally Stabs Wife With Machete in Panorama City, Injures 3 Neighbors Who Tried to Help: LAPD

    A man stabbed his wife to death with a machete during a fight early Saturday and wounded three of his neighbors who tried to come to her aid, officials said. Police and firefighters responded to the Villa Roscoe apartment complex at 14841 Roscoe Blvd.  just before 2 a.m. They found a woman stabbed to death in the courtyard, Los Angeles Police Department Detective Mike Kozak told KTLA. Her husband surrendered to authorities and said that he and his wife were […]

  • A crowd of people wait for an Expo Line train at the 7th Street / Metro Center station in downtown Los Angeles in 2016. (Credit: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

    2 Downtown L.A. Expo Line Stations to Close for 2 Months While Metro Works on Blue Line Renovations

    Two stations along the downtown stretch of Metro’s Expo Line will close for two months starting Saturday for construction work related to the renovation of the Blue Line. The closure of the Expo Line platform at 7th Street/Metro Center and of the Pico station means all Expo Line trains heading toward downtown Los Angeles will stop at the L.A. Trade-Tech College/Ortho Institute station. Passengers looking to take the train from downtown to Santa Monica will have to board at the […]

  • HP RoboCop is seen in this photo provided by the city of Huntington Park.

    Huntington Park Police to Deploy ‘RoboCop’ to Monitor Public Areas

    The Huntington Park Police Department is set to unveil “HP RoboCop,” the latest tool in the force’s arsenal that will keep an electronic eye on public areas, the city of Huntington Park announced in a news release. The device is “an autonomous data machine that is meant to serve outdoors,” that will use 360-degree HD video footage to “act as an extra set of eyes and monitor areas such as parks, city buildings and corridors where police might not have […]

  • Metro officials unveiled two new Tunnel Boring Machines for the Purple Line extension project on June 17, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    L.A. Metro Unveils Tunnel ‘Boring’ Machines Named After Harriet Tubman, RBG

    Metro officials unveiled two new Tunnel Boring Machines for the Purple Line extension project in Century City. The agency also revealed the winning entry in a contest to name the new machines: Harriet and Ruth. Megan Telles reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on June 17, 2019.

  • Officials assess the scene of a deadly crash in North Hills on June 16, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Driver Sought in North Hills Crash That Killed 1, Seriously Injured 4

    Authorities are looking for a driver who left the scene after colliding with an SUV in a Sunday morning crash that killed one person and seriously injured four others in the San Fernando Valley’s North Hills neighborhood. Francisco Hernandez Rivas, 48, of North Hills was killed in the collision, Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner Lt. Larry Dietz said. A white Lexus sedan and a blue SUV collided at the intersection of Haskell Avenue near Parthenia Street at around […]

  • California Highway Patrol officer investigate the scene of a deadly hit-and-run crash in South Gate on June 15, 2019. (Credit: OC Hawk)

    Driver Sought in Late-Night Crash That Killed Bicyclist in South Gate

    Officials asked the public’s help Sunday in identifying the driver who fled after fatally striking a bicyclist at a freeway on-ramp in South Gate. The crash happened around 11:30 p.m. Saturday as the victim rode his bike eastbound on a crosswalk at the 710 Freeway on-ramp on Imperial Highway, according to California Highway Patrol. The victim was described as a man in his 60s, Lt. Larry Dietz of the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner said. His identity was […]

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