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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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  • Drone Privacy

    Drone Privacy

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-09-13 03:00:32 GMT
    The right to privacy versus law enforcements capabilities to surveil us, watch us, follow us, record us, and detain us. This is one of the key issues of our technological times. Today the discussion is about a proposed bill that's passed the State Legislature, AB 1327, which would regulate drone use by law enforcement agency. Written by a former Navy man , now in the California Assembly, named Jeff Gorell, it would essentially make sure that before police followed us down the street or into o...
    The right to privacy versus law enforcements capabilities to surveil us, watch us, follow us, record us, and detain us. This is one of the key issues of our technological times. Today the discussion is about a proposed bill that's passed the State Legislature, AB 1327, which would regulate drone use by law enforcement agency. Written by a former Navy man , now in the California Assembly, named Jeff Gorell, it would essentially make sure that before police followed us down the street or into o...
  • 9/11 Terror Concerns

    9/11 Terror Concerns

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-09-12 03:13:40 GMT
    There's a remarkable piece of steel that's been repurposed into a 9 /11 memorial. It's at the LA City Fire Dept training center close by Dodger Stadium, and it used to form part of the supporting structure for one of the twin towers that fell in NYC 13 years ago today.
    There's a remarkable piece of steel that's been repurposed into a 9 /11 memorial. It's at the LA City Fire Dept training center close by Dodger Stadium, and it used to form part of the supporting structure for one of the twin towers that fell in NYC 13 years ago today.
  • Metro Fare Hikes

    Metro Fare Hikes

    Monday, September 8 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-09-09 03:56:48 GMT
    If you spend some time at bus station at he corner of Wilshire and Vermont, or Roscoe and Van Nuys, or at the Red Line subway stop in Universal City or Hollywood, you see a fascinating cross section of people, united by the fact that Metro is their best and least expensive choice for transportation.In fact about 1.4 million people board Metro every weekday, whether it's the bus, the subway, or the light rail. Now they're going to be paying a bit more. One way fares go from $1.50 to 1.75, dail...
    If you spend some time at bus station at he corner of Wilshire and Vermont, or Roscoe and Van Nuys, or at the Red Line subway stop in Universal City or Hollywood, you see a fascinating cross section of people, united by the fact that Metro is their best and least expensive choice for transportation.In fact about 1.4 million people board Metro every weekday, whether it's the bus, the subway, or the light rail. Now they're going to be paying a bit more. One way fares go from $1.50 to 1.75, dail...
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