KTLA Changed Frequencies Monday, March 18 – You May Need to Rescan Your TV

Rich DeMuro is the tech reporter for KTLA-TV Channel 5 in Los Angeles and appears on the No. 1-rated KTLA 5 Morning News. Viewers around the nation know him as “Rich on Tech” and his segment is syndicated on dozens of Tribune TV stations. Every week, Rich shares tech news, tips and gadget reviews with news programs in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, New Orleans, Indianapolis, San Diego and more.

Rich has been a TV reporter for over 15 years and has covered technology for a majority of that time. Recently, Rich won a Los Angeles Area Emmy Award for his coverage of social issues related to technology.

You’ll often see and hear Rich on various other media outlets including Carson Daly’s radio show and KFI AM 640. He has appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Home & Family,” G4TV, CNBC, NBC’s “Today” show, ABC News, Fox News Channel, the BBC and more.

Rich also hosts corporate events including conferences and webcasts and serves as a freelance speaker and emcee.

Prior to joining KTLA, Rich was a senior editor at the technology website CNET and worked as a reporter at Channel One News and local TV stations in Yakima, Washington, and Shreveport, Louisiana.

Rich is originally from New Jersey and graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in broadcast journalism. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and sons, and enjoys traveling, reading, running, magic, movies, music and writing.

email rich at richdemuro dot com

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