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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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  • Summer Storm In The Inland Empire

    Summer Storm In The Inland Empire

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:23 AM EDT2014-08-21 04:23:22 GMT
    If you live in the Inland Empire you may have gotten rained-on today. In fact, you might have seen hail, lightning, felt wind and maybe even heard some booming thunder!
    If you live in the Inland Empire you may have gotten rained-on today. In fact, you might have seen hail, lightning, felt wind and maybe even heard some booming thunder!
  • Malibu Vineyards in Supervisor Yaroslavsky's Crosshairs

    Malibu Vineyards in Supervisor Yaroslavsky's Crosshairs

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:30:58 GMT
    On Tuesday the LA County Board of Supervisors is expected to vote on a massive local use plan to protect the coast and Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area.You may or may not realize that there are several dozen small vineyards in the Santa Monica Mountains.
    On Tuesday the LA County Board of Supervisors is expected to vote on a massive local use plan to protect the coast and Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area.You may or may not realize that there are several dozen small vineyards in the Santa Monica Mountains.
  • SUV Plows into Pacoima Little Caesar's

    SUV Plows into Pacoima Little Caesar's

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:40 AM EDT2014-08-19 05:40:16 GMT
    As she whimpered, Mercedes Ayala said “I'll never forget this in my life. I said thanks God.”Ayala and her 25-year-old niece Marisela Figueroa were waiting inside Little Caesar's for the pizza they ordered when suddenly white Toyota RAV4 SUV plowed into the store pushing the counter back about 5 feet back and injuring a total of 10 people including the driver.
    As she whimpered, Mercedes Ayala said “I'll never forget this in my life. I said thanks God.”Ayala and her 25-year-old niece Marisela Figueroa were waiting inside Little Caesar's for the pizza they ordered when suddenly white Toyota RAV4 SUV plowed into the store pushing the counter back about 5 feet back and injuring a total of 10 people including the driver.
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