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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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  • 27-Year-Old Rape Victim Speaks Out

    27-Year-Old Rape Victim Speaks Out

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-09-02 20:52:27 GMT
    A 27 year old woman is speaking out about her claims that she was raped. Desiree Patton says alleges that her assailant "put my hands behind my back and cuffed me.”
    A 27 year old woman is speaking out about her claims that she was raped. Desiree Patton says alleges that her assailant "put my hands behind my back and cuffed me.”
  • 'End Of Summer' Means Fewer Lifeguards At Our Beaches

    'End Of Summer' Means Fewer Lifeguards At Our Beaches

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-09-02 19:39:42 GMT
    It was a challenging holiday weekend for LA County Lifeguards, but the challenges may just be beginning. Just because Labor Day has come and gone, lifeguards say, that doesn't mean people are going to stay away from our beaches as a result.
    It was a challenging holiday weekend for LA County Lifeguards, but the challenges may just be beginning. Just because Labor Day has come and gone, lifeguards say, that doesn't mean people are going to stay away from our beaches as a result.
  • Downtown LA Hosts The Made in America Festival!

    Downtown LA Hosts The Made in America Festival!

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:19 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:19:38 GMT

    Los Angeles City Hall has "never looked better" serving as the backdrop to a two-day music festival that is expected to draw tens of thousands of people to downtown's Grand Park over the Labor Day weekend, Mayor Eric Garcetti said today as he toured the half-built concert site.

    Los Angeles City Hall has "never looked better" serving as the backdrop to a two-day music festival that is expected to draw tens of thousands of people to downtown's Grand Park over the Labor Day weekend, Mayor Eric Garcetti said today as he toured the half-built concert site.


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