Simone Boyce

Simone Boyce was a general assignment reporter for KTLA 5 News. She left the station in May 2018.

Original bio:

Simone Boyce is an Emmy-nominated news reporter, anchor and producer with over 4 million views on You Tube. As a reporter on the KTLA 5 Morning News, she enjoys covering political headlines and local perspectives on immigration, race relations and the environment. Simone was born right here in Pasadena and is elated to be back home in Los Angeles.

Prior to joining KTLA, Simone appeared as the entertainment anchor at WNYW in New York City. In 2015, Simone debuted her own half-hour show – “Simone in the City” – which she hosted and executive produced in the No. 1 media market. Appearing live on WNYW’s nightly news, she covered a wide range of cultural news topics, from the smash Broadway musical “Hamilton” to the 2016 presidential election.

She anchored several live shows on WNYW, including “Good Day New York,” “Friday Night Live” and “New Year’s Eve in Times Square,” and held a recurring role as a news reporter on Netflix’s Emmy Award-winning series “Orange is the New Black.”

Beyond her on-air work, Simone is an accomplished producer and documentary filmmaker. She is currently developing an original documentary series that explores the science of systemic racism.

Recent Articles
  • Police conduct a death investigation in Pomona on April 11, 2018. (Credit: RMG News)

    Husband, Wife Found Dead With Gunshot Wounds in Pomona Home; No Suspects Sought

    A homicide investigation is underway Thursday after a husband and wife were found dead inside their Pomona home the night before. Authorities were called to the 1700 block of West Ninth Street about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday after receiving a call about a deceased person, the Pomona Police Department stated in a news release. Arriving officers found 78-year-old Rudy Ramos and his wife Gloria Ramos, also 78, each suffering from a single gunshot wound. A gun was found lying next to […]

  • Forecasters Issue High Surf Advisory, Urge L.A. County Residents to Prepare for Heat

    The National Weather Service issued a high surf advisory for coastal areas and urged people across Los Angeles County to brace for heat. Simone Boyce reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on April 8, 2018.

  • With Homeless Population Still in Limbo, Part of Santa Ana River Trail Reopens to Recreation

    Several runners and cyclists in Orange County flocked to the newly reopened section of the Santa Ana River trail after county officials removed homeless people and cleared more than 400 tons of debris from the area. The fate of the relocated homeless population is still unclear, with a federal judge on Tuesday barring the county from enforcing anti-camping ordinances unless it can create temporary shelters for them. Simone Boyce reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News at 8 on April 7, […]

  • A Los Angeles Police Department vehicle was stolen in Hollywood on April 6, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man in Custody After Allegedly Stealing LAPD SUV in Hollywood

    A man who may have been under the influence of drugs stole a Los Angeles Police Department vehicle early Friday morning and led officers on a chase from Hollywood to Woodland Hills, authorities said. Officers had exited their vehicle to chase a vandalism suspect on foot near Hollywood Boulevard and Ivar Avenue around 1:45 a.m. when the suspect commandeered the police SUV, said Det. Meghan Aguilar, an LAPD spokeswoman. Police quickly located the vehicle, and officers with the LAPD and […]

  • Two Venice armed robbers are seen in surveillance video provided by ANGNews.

    Video Shows Armed Robbers Storm Thai Restaurant in Venice, Get Away With Cash Register

    Authorities are searching for two armed robbers seen on surveillance video Thursday night storming into a Thai restaurant in Venice and taking the cash register. Video taken from Wirin Thai Restaurant near the intersection of Lincoln and Venice boulevards shows two people walking through a side door of the restaurant about 10:26 p.m. The intruders did not appear to force entry through the door, which may have been left unlocked. Video from inside the restaurant then shows the two apparently […]

  • San Bruno city officials provided this photo of Nasim Aghdam on April 3, 2018.

    YouTube Shooter May Have Had Grudge Against the Video-Sharing Site

    Eleven hours before she shot up YouTube headquarters and then killed herself, Nasim Najafi Aghdam chatted with police. It was 1:40 a.m. Tuesday, and Aghdam was hundreds of miles away from home. Police found her car overnight at a Mountain View parking lot, about 30 miles southeast of YouTube headquarters. A quick check of her license plate revealed the owner had been reported missing from the San Diego area. “We contacted the woman inside the vehicle, who was asleep, to […]

  • Clayton Kershaw is seen as the Los Angeles Dodgers face the San Francisco Giants on opening day at Dodger Stadium on March 29, 2018 in Los Angeles. (Credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

    Dodgers Lose to Giants 1-0 in Opening Game

    The symptoms of a hangover vary from victim to victim. Your head might rattle. Your stomach might churn. Your vision might blur, your hands might shake, your entire being might cry out for more rest. The past five months offered the Dodgers a chance to recover from the hangover of the 2017 World Series, when the team finished one victory short of the championship that has eluded the franchise since 1988. Yet on Thursday afternoon, during a 1-0 loss to […]

  • Adea Shabani is seen in a photo released by LAPD.

    Remains of Missing Hollywood Actress Believed to Have Been Found in Shallow Grave in Northern California: LAPD

    Just hours after police announced the remains of a 25-year-old actress missing for over a month were believed to have been found in Northern California, friends and loved ones of the young woman gathered outside her Hollywood apartment building for a candlelight vigil. The body of Adea Shabani is believed to be the remains discovered in a shallow grave up north, Los Angeles Police Department officials announced Tuesday. At an afternoon news conference, LAPD officials also confirmed they think 33-year-old […]

  • California Attorney General Xavier Becerra speaks during a press conference at the California State Capitol on March 7, 2018 in Sacramento, California. (Credit: Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

    California Officials Challenge Trump Administration’s Plan to Include Citizenship Question in 2020 Census

    Progressives, states and civil rights advocates are preparing a flurry of legal challenges to the Trump administration’s decision to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 census, saying the move will penalize immigrants and threaten civil rights. The late Monday move from the Commerce Department, which it said came in response a request by the Justice Department, would restore a question about citizenship that has not appeared on the census since the 1950s. The administration said the data was necessary […]

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