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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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    Friday, April 18 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:57:30 GMT
    Coach Mark Black is going back to school on Monday! He is being reinstated according to Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District Superintendent Sandra Lyon.
    Coach Mark Black is going back to school on Monday! He is being reinstated according to Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District Superintendent Sandra Lyon.
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    Becoming UNDISTRACTED Drivers!

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:51:15 GMT
    Up to 6000 people are killed each year across the country in wrecks involving drivers who took their eyes off the road. Up to 500,000 are injured.
    Up to 6000 people are killed each year across the country in wrecks involving drivers who took their eyes off the road. Up to 500,000 are injured.
  • Dogs Rescued from Hoarding Situation

    Dogs Rescued from Hoarding Situation

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:22:36 GMT
    17 dogs rescued from Mojave Desert home taken in by Simi Valley rescue group.

     
    17 dogs rescued from Mojave Desert home taken in by Simi Valley rescue group.

     
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