Phillip Palmer
Phillip Palmer is the weekday midday anchor for ABC7 Eyewitness News and also reports on solutions to community problems for Eyewitness News. Since joining the station in 1998, Phillip has served as morning show anchor, weekend anchor and general assignment reporter.

Phillip was born in Lawton, Oklahoma, but his family moved around a lot. In fact, Phillip has lived in Shreveport, Louisiana; Wichita, Kansas; Memphis, Tennessee; Little Rock, Arkansas; Evergreen, Colorado.

In his adopted home of West Monroe, Louisiana, Phillip graduated high school in 1981. He graduated from Northeast Louisiana University with a degree in journalism and a minor in radio/TV/film.

Phillip's career also began in West Monroe, where in 1985, he became a sports reporter at KNOE AM/FM radio. He then moved to KAKE in Wichita, Kansas in 1990 as a weekend sports anchor. In 1994, Phillip moved to KCNC in Denver, Colorado as the morning news anchor.

A strong supporter of organ donation, Phillip donated a kidney to his friend, Dale Davis, in March 2007.

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Contact:
ABC7 Broadcast Center
Attn: Phillip Palmer
500 Circle Seven Drive
Glendale, CA 91201
818-863-7777

Phillip's Stories
Cal Poly Pomona architecture students aim to address homelessness with mobile dwelling design
Efforts to house the homeless have exploded over the last year. But a group of architectural students at Cal State Poly Pomona believe their idea should go from the drawing board to real world.
LA program cuts red tape for homeowners looking to expand property
How would you like to expand your home without the nightmares of endless permits or construction? There's a new program helping Angelenos around the red tape.
Long Beach program helps break vicious cycle of homelessness, substance abuse, minor crimes
"Putting someone in jail and throwing away the key isn't helping anyone." This program in Long Beach helps people avoid repeat minor offenses, provides treatment instead of jail time and gives participants a chance to get off the streets.
Disneyland reopening: What attractions, restaurants people can visit when park reopens April 30
Here's what will be open at Disneyland and California Adventure when the parks reopen April 30.
Fireproof home? ICF technology offers solution to California's destructive wildfires
ICF technology is not new, but it is not commonly used yet. Many people don't even know it's an option.
Family creates nonprofit to provide supported living option for young adults with autism
Jennifer and Barry Oglesby created Helping Hand of America in 2017 as a way to provide a supported living option for young adults, like their son, who have autism. The nonprofit provides 24-hour care for adults with autism but also works to teach self-care in a home.
SoCal homeless crisis: Local nonprofit Rainbow provides path to self-sufficiency, builds sense of community
"People want a realistic path to self-sufficiency." Rainbow Housing Assistance believes eliminating the barrier to self-sufficiency and building a sense of community is the best solution for those who need it most.
Food-delivery robots get rolling in Los Angeles
A crew of robots is on a mission to deliver your dinner without the wait of traditional delivery services.
Could the fuel for a clean energy revolution be found underwater off the coast of Catalina?
With three quarters of the planet covered in water, kelp might be part of the solution to finding a new biofuel. That theory is being tested off the coast of Catalina Island.
DTLA housing helps artists fulfill their Hollywood dreams with co-living, affordable community
Artist Housing in downtown L.A. bills itself as the world's first co-living community for film and music artists, with tenants paying not only for a bed and roof, but for the opportunity to work with those around them.