Steve Hartman

Steve Hartman is a KTLA 5 sports anchor.

Prior to joining the station, Steve served as weekend sports anchor for KCBS-TV in Los Angeles for 12 years.

Over the course of his career, Steve has covered numerous national sporting events, including 13 Final Fours, 15 Super Bowls, and numerous Major League All-Star games. He also was been nominated for “best radio analyst” by the Southern California Sports Broadcasters Association in 1996 for his work as color commentator for UCLA football.

Steve also received a nomination from the SCSBA in 2002 for “best radio talk show host.” In addition, he was inducted into the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2004.

His career began as the Daily Bruin sports editor at UCLA, where he won accolades for his coverage of the 1980 Final Four. After graduating, he joined KABC-AM as an assistant producer and then moved on to the Los Angeles Raiders, where he served as media relations and publications director.

Steve has also worked at KFOX-AM, and was part of the launch of XTRA-AM, Southern California’s first all-sports station.


Recent Articles
  • Pro-Wrestling Legend ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper Dies at 61: WWE

    Professional-wrestling icon “Rowdy” Roddy Piper died Thursday evening after suffering a heart attack at his home in Hollywood, according to media reports and World Wrestling Entertainment. He was 61. Piper’s death was first reported Friday afternoon by the gossip website TMZ. In an emailed statement, the WWE legend’s agent, Jay Schacter, confirmed that Piper “passed peacefully in his sleep last night,” according to the Los Angeles Times. “I am shocked and beyond devastated,” Schacter wrote. “He was an amazing man and a true […]

  • L.A. Kings Win Game 7 During Earthquake Coverage – Steve Hartman Reports

    The Los Angeles Kings defeated the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals — an overtime victory that was announced during KTLA’s live earthquake coverage. Steve Hartman reports for the KTLA 5 News on Sunday, June 1, 2014.

  • 5.1 Earthquake Centered in OC Shakes Dodger Stadium

    Although Friday night’s 5.1 earthquake was centered in La Habra, it shook Dodger Stadium at more than 20 miles away. Steve Hartman reports from Chavez Ravine on March 28, 2014.

  • UCLA Basketball Coach Ben Howland Reportedly Fired

    Los Angeles, Calif. — UCLA’s head coach basketball coach Ben Howland has reportedly been fired. ESPN reported that the school is expected to announce the firing as early as Sunday, citing a source with direct knowledge of the situation. UCLA released a statement on Saturday night saying that the coach had not been fired. Howland has coached 10 seasons at UCLA and led the team to the Final Four three times. The Bruins lost to Minnesota 83-63 on Friday night, […]

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