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Reporter/Anchor

Phil Shuman

Emmy winner Phil Shuman has been a news reporter and anchor here in Southern California for almost 30 years.  Since 2002 Phil has worked for KTTV FOX 11, in the investigative unit, early in the mornings for Good Day LA, in the afternoons for Studio 11 LA, late into the night for the Fox 11 News at 10, and on the weekends. 

When he's not at Fox 11, he also hosts programs on LA Cityview Channel 35 such as "Your Council District Close-Up", and "LA in Focus". This is the Los Angeles City owned cable television station.  He's also a monthly columnist for the Sherman Oaks – Studio City News. 

Before joining Fox, Phil literally traveled the worlds as an LA based news correspondent for the nationally syndicated magazine show EXTRA. Prior to that he spent 13 years at Channel 4 News, as part of KNBC-TV's top-rated 11 p.m. Channel 4 News 'Nightside' newscast. Phil has covered everything from the  Conrad Murray Trial, to the OJ Simpson case to the Rodney King beating to the Los Angeles riots to the Oscars, to the Olympics--the list goes on and on.

Phil has been an adjunct lecturer in the journalism department at the Annenberg School at USC; he's hosted his own talk show on KABC AM 790 here in Los Angeles, and written for the Jewish Journal. He's been a substitute teacher in the Los Angeles public schools, a lecturer at a trade school called Los Angeles Broadcasters, and an instructor on media relations during emergencies for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. , He's a member of the Studio City Beautification Association and also the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles,

After graduating cum laude with a B.A. in Economics, from Williams College in Massachusetts, his first job was as a reporter, anchor and sportscaster at KFDX in Wichita Falls, Texas, an NBC affiliate, from 1979 until 1981. Phil moved on to KWTV, the CBS station in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, where he worked from 1981 to 1983, when he moved to Los Angeles.  He lives in Studio City with his wife and children.

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  • Hit And Run Crash Kills 4-Year Old Boy, Injures Mother

    Hit And Run Crash Kills 4-Year Old Boy, Injures Mother

    Friday, July 11 2014 8:27 PM EDT2014-07-12 00:27:53 GMT

    Hit-and-run driver strikes and kills four-year-old in South LA

    Hit-and-run driver strikes and kills four-year-old in South LA

  • Trial Starts For 2 Women In Beating Death Outside OC Club

    Trial Starts For 2 Women In Beating Death Outside OC Club

    Thursday, July 10 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-07-10 14:11:54 GMT

    The murder trial of two California women charged with kicking another woman to death in a brawl outside a popular nightclub began Wednesday with both sides showing the jury cellphone footage of the melee.

    The murder trial of two California women charged with kicking another woman to death in a brawl outside a popular nightclub began Wednesday with both sides showing the jury cellphone footage of the melee.


  • Activists Want Inquiry Into California Highway Patrol Beating

    Activists Want Inquiry Into California Highway Patrol Beating

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-07-09 22:56:53 GMT

    Civil libertarians are calling on the California Highway Patrol to conduct a full investigation into an officer who was videotaped repeatedly punching a woman he had pinned on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.

    Civil libertarians are calling on the California Highway Patrol to conduct a full investigation into an officer who was videotaped repeatedly punching a woman he had pinned on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.

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