LOS ANGELES (AP) — A longtime Los Angeles television news reporter and his photographer were among five people seriously injured Friday when an allegedly drunk driver crashed his SUV into a building along the Hollywood Walk of Fame, officials said. At the time of the crash, FOX 11 reporter Hal Eisner, a well-respected journalist in […]
Seven years after leaving her KTLA anchor chair for a high-profile CNN gig, Michaela Pereira has returned to the local news morning shift. But instead of coming back to her old stomping grounds at KTLA Morning News, which she cohosted for nine years, Pereira has jumped to crosstown rival KTTV, to lead a revamped Good Day L.A. broadcast.
Michaela Pereira has joined Fox-owned KTTV Los Angeles (DMA 2). Beginning in October, she will host the morning show Good Day LA, weekdays from 7 to 10 a.m. alongside Tony McEwing and Araksya Karapetyan, who will now also anchor 5-7 a.m. In addition, Rita Garcia will solo anchor from 4 to 5 a.m. and host […]
Fox-owned KTTV Los Angeles will host a Town Hall with Rep. Karen Bass of California who is also chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus, live from Capitol Hill at 7-8 p.m. PT on Tuesday, June 30. Moderated by KTTV Political Editor Elex Michaelson, the special will address the news of the day, particularly the COVID-19 […]
With most people staying home because of coronavirus lockdowns, the nation’s roads and highways have emptied. Instead, they are being taken over by an assortment of speeders, students, skateboarders and birds, leaving traffic reporters little to do.
TV stations, including those in Los Angeles, have had to adapt quickly to the new normal of programming news while adhering to government mandates designed to stop the spread of the virus. While TV audiences continue to tune in to CNN and MSNBC for the latest national updates, they are also relying on broadcasters closer to home to apprise them of what’s going on specifically in their communities.
Not many TV stations get the chance to use Morgan Freeman’s voice in one of their videos. But this wasn’t just any video.
On the heels of Wednesday’s fierce Democratic debate in Las Vegas, Buttigieg spent Thursday at a televised town hall at USC, an event sponsored by Fox O&O KTTV. Fox-11 anchor Elex Michaelson hosted the event at Brovard Auditorium, filled with students eager to see the former mayor of South Bend, Ind., who fared well in initial campaign skirmishes in Iowa and New Hampshire.
Nexstar veteran Erica Hill-Rodriguez is tapped to lead news operations at KTTV and KCOP, succeeding Kris Knutsen.
Fox-owned KTTV Los Angeles (DMA 2) plans a big Emmy celebration leading up to the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards on Fox on Sept. 22. On Friday, Sept. 20, Good Day LA Live at the Emmys will air at 7-10 a.m., as the station unwraps Fox 11’s custom purple Emmy platform in the middle of the […]
The former Block Communications executive succeeds Bob Cook who has been tapped to head first-run distribution for Fox Television Stations.
The Fox Los Angeles O&O is now starting the morning a half-hour earlier.
Fox-owned KTTV Los Angeles (DMA 2) has hired Elex Michaelson. Effective Jan. 16, he will anchor the Fox 11 Morning News from 4:30 to 5 a.m. alongside Araksya Karapetyan and will report for various station newscasts. Most recently, Michaelson was a reporter and fill in anchor for KABC Los Angeles. Prior to that, he was […]
Rita Garcia has joined Fox O&O KTTV Los Angeles (DMA 2). Beginning today, she is co-hosting Good Day LA alongside Megan Colarossi weekdays from 9 to 10 a.m. Most recently, Garcia was weekday morning anchor at Fox’s KRIV Houston. Prior to that, she served as a reporter for KCBS-KCAL Los Angeles. She began her career […]
Fox-owned KTTV Los Angeles (DMA 2) today appointed Megan Colarossi co-host of Good Day LA. Effective, Monday, Dec. 4, she will co-host the program alongside Steve Edwards, weekdays from 7 to 10 a.m. Most recently, Colarossi co-hosted The Way Home, a weekly lifestyle and home makeover series on the A&E Network. Prior to this, she […]
Bill Mondora is gone as news director at the Los Angeles Fox O&O. A station spokesperson confirmed that Mondora resigned yesterday. No replacement has been named.
More and more TV stations and other news producers are turning to Facebook’s Live and Instant Articles features to deliver their content directly on Facebook’s platform and tap into its huge mobile audience. However, that means ceding a lot of control to Facebook, starting with letting original content live natively on its platform. And it remains to be seen how much ad money publishers will get from the arrangement.
The former president of Twentieth Television tapped to head KTTV and KCOP following the retirement of Kevin Hale.
Los Angeles police officers were involved in another confrontation Wednesday on Skid Row after a man grabbed a KTTV camera and then scuffled with responding officers. Reporter Phil Shuman, photographer Ollin Martinez and producer Dan Leighton were investigating conditions on Skid Row. All three are OK.
The head of Fox’s Los Angeles Fox-MNT duopoly is leaving after 18 years with Fox.
Fox-owned KTTV Los Angeles (DMA 2) has promoted Ruben Villaescusa to assistant news director. Villaescusa has worked at KTTV for 21 years as a writer, producer and assignment editor. Most recently, he was assignment manager. Prior to this, he worked as a writer and producer for KTLA Los Angeles. Villaescusa was also the assignment manager at […]
Three Native Americans have filed a petition with the FCC to protest the license renewal of Fox-owned KTTV Los Angeles over the use of the word Redskins. KTTV broadcasts the NFL’s National Football Conference. The Washington Redskins play in the NFC Eastern Division.
The former CBS news executive succeeds Kingsley Smith as VP at Fox’s Los Angeles O&O.