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Hal Eisner

Hal Eisner is about to celebrate his 32nd year on television here in Los Angeles. Most of those years were spent right here on FOX 11 and My13.

From breaking news to fun stories...thoughtful, provocative, issue-driven ones. Hal's done it all and has scored an impressive number of journalism awards along the way. His years of writing, producing and reporting stories has earned him Emmy's, Golden Mikes, awards from The L.A. Press Club and The Associated Press, including the AP's 2005 Mark Twain Award for Reporter of the Year.

In 2013 Hal was honored with an Associated Press Lifetime Achievement Award for his journalistic work as well as all he has done to help aspiring news reporters and anchors. Believing that its important to help future broadcasters because many helped him along the way, Hal has created nationally recognized mentoring programs. He has also been very active in industry organizations including The Associated Press Television Radio Association. He served as APTRA President for three terms.. He also served two terms as Los Angeles Vice Chair of The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and three terms on The Academy's Board of Governors.

Hal started reporting news on radio in his home state of Texas. It was when he became a correspondent for CNN in the early '80s that he came to Los Angeles and turned his attention to television.

Hal has covered all kinds of local and national stories including the deaths of Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson as well as the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray, The shootings at Columbine High School, the Chatsworth Metrolink crash, President Reagan's death and funeral, the Northridge earthquake, the L.A. riots and the highly publicized trials of O.J. Simpson, Robert Blake and Michael Jackson. He's interviewed well known politicians, famous stars and many Angelenos.

Besides FOX 11, you'll find Hal's stories and blogs on www.myfoxla.com.

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    Ever thought about painting your yard green? Seriously. In these days of a continuing drought yards are drying up as homeowners try to meet demands for water conservation.
    Ever thought about painting your yard green? Seriously. In these days of a continuing drought yards are drying up as homeowners try to meet demands for water conservation.
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    Catalina Island Braces for Strict Water Rationing

    Friday, July 18 2014 1:41 AM EDT2014-07-18 05:41:11 GMT
    Catalina Island is bracing for mandatory water rationing beginning August 11th. It will be a 25% cut in what customers normally get.
    Catalina Island is bracing for mandatory water rationing beginning August 11th. It will be a 25% cut in what customers normally get.
  • Student Essays on the Holocaust Trigger More Outrage

    Student Essays on the Holocaust Trigger More Outrage

    Thursday, July 17 2014 1:57 AM EDT2014-07-17 05:57:11 GMT
    In a packed school board chamber a Redlands Rabbi Hillel Cohn waves a yellow patch his cousin and all Jews were forced to wear in Nazi Germany. It is in the shape of a Star of David with the word “Jude” in the center.
    In a packed school board chamber a Redlands Rabbi Hillel Cohn waves a yellow patch his cousin and all Jews were forced to wear in Nazi Germany. It is in the shape of a Star of David with the word “Jude” in the center.
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