Olsen Ebright is the assistant news director, digital for KTLA 5 News. He joined the station in 2013. He previously worked as a digital media producer for KNBC-TV in Los Angeles, KNTV-TV in the San Francisco Bay Area and WCMH-TV in Columbus, Ohio.


Recent Articles
  • Chris Burrous, Liberte Chan and Lynette Romero pose for a fun Easter photo on the KTLA set on April 5, 2015.

    Chris Burrous Remembered as Kind, Funny Broadcaster Who Loved People

    As news of Chris Burrous’ death spread Thursday evening, the KTLA newsroom was flooded with calls, emails and other online messages, offering condolences and remembrance of the broadcaster and KTLA fixture. “Our family wishes to extend our deepest condolences to the family & the KTLA 5 family of Chris Burrous. We are absolutely devastated by his passing and will miss him terribly! God bless you and our love to Lynette & Liberte,” wrote Ray and Juanita Yanez of Chino in […]

  • A brush fire was burning near the L.A. Zoo in Griffith Park on Nov. 9, 2018. (Credit: @themitchellfink)

    30-Acre Brush Fire in Griffith Park 60 Percent Contained; Firefighter Hospitalized, Some L.A. Zoo Animals Evacuated

    One firefighter was hospitalized as crews worked in Griffith Park on Friday morning to contain a 30-acre brush fire that prompted the evacuation of some animals from the Los Angeles Zoo. The Los Angeles Fire Department firefighter was hospitalized with a non-life-threatening injury in a lower extremity, according to the department. As of 2:00 p.m., the fire had burned 30 acres and was at 60 percent containment, LAFD spokesperson Margaret Stewart stated in a news alert. Crews will be work […]

  • Two police officers are credited with helping deliver a baby on Dec. 25, 2017. (Credit: LAPD Capt. Marc Reina)

    LAPD Officers Help Deliver ‘Christmas Baby’ in Downtown Los Angeles Apartment Building

    Two LAPD officers helped deliver a baby girl in downtown Los Angeles on Monday afternoon before paramedics were able to arrive, according to police. The delivery happened in an apartment building located at 451 S. Main St., police said. The officers were responding to reports of a woman screaming, police said. When they arrived at the fifth floor, the woman was pacing in a hallway. Four building security officers were already with the woman when the two LAPD Central Area officers […]

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    Woman Killed, Ex-Husband Hospitalized in Attempted Murder-Suicide in Bellflower, Authorities Say

    A woman was shot dead and a man injured Christmas Day in Bellflower in what authorities described as an attempted murder-suicide involving a divorced couple. Authorities were called to the 9100 block of Rosecrans Avenue about 3:15 p.m. Monday, when they found a Hispanic woman with at least one gunshot wound to her upper torso, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The second victim, a Hispanic man, was hospitalized after being shot, […]

  • Police respond to a shooting outside a Denny's restaurant on Dec. 15, 2017 (Credit: Chris Gierowski, KTLA)

    2 Dead in Shooting Outside Panorama City Denny’s Restaurant

    Two people were killed Friday following an early morning shooting in Panorama City, according to police. The incident happened about 3:20 a.m. at the intersection of Van Nuys Boulevard and Chase Street, police said. Van Nuys Boulevard would be closed for several hours between Parthenia Street and Roscoe Boulevard as officers investigated the scene. The victims were sitting on a bus bench in front of the Denny’s located at 8500 Van Nuys Blvd. when they were shot, according to Los […]

  • 11-Year-Old Boy Missing in Pomona Found Safe: Police

    An 11-year-old boy reported missing Friday has been found safe, according to the Pomona Police Department. Adam Hernandez was described as being in “good health” and not injured, according to a statement from police. The boy ran away from his foster home and was later taken to a Department of Children & Family Services office in Glendora on Friday morning by his biological father, police said. The boy was last seen about 6 p.m. Thursday in front of an apartment […]

  • 18-Month-Old Boy Dies After Incident at Fontana Day Care

    A Fontana mother is mourning her 18-month-old son who was fatally injured in an incident at his day care. The incident happened Oct. 5, according to a GoFundMe page created by a friend of the family of toddler Deacon Ryan Morin. Police on Tuesday said officers were called to Marriott Family Child Care in the 6800 block of Royal Crest Place for a child reported not breathing. When medical personnel arrived, they took over CPR and the 18-month-old was taken to Kaiser […]

  • Taxi Driver Fatally Beaten by Passenger in Franklin Village Area; Attacker Sought: Police

    A taxi cab driver was killed early Sunday morning after being attacked by his passenger in the Franklin Village area of Hollywood Hills, according to police. The attack happened shortly after 3 a.m. at a 76 gas station at Franklin Avenue and Beachwood Drive, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The fight started inside the vehicle and was prompted by a dispute over money, police said. “The cab driver was struck several times,” LAPD Lt. John Radtke told KTLA. […]

  • Authorities responded to a three-car collision near the intersection of La Brea and Fountain avenues on Aug. 13, 2016. (Credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

    Taxi Driver Killed in Suspected DUI Collision Involving 3 Vehicles in West Hollywood

    A taxi driver was killed in a suspected DUI collision involving three vehicles early Saturday morning in West Hollywood. The collision happened near the intersections of La Brea and Fountain avenues just before 2 a.m. The taxi and an Uber with at least one passenger were traveling eastbound on Fountain, crossing La Brea when a woman driving a Hyundai ran a red light and collided with the two vehicles, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The taxi driver […]

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