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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Phillip's Stories
Rescues before the storm: How LASD's homeless outreach team is saving lives
Hoping to keep people out of harm's way, the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department's Homeless Outreach Services Team, also known as HOST, patrols riverbeds throughout the county whenever rain is on the way.
Art therapy helps CA prisoners improve themselves and their community
California State Prison Corcoran is trying to reduce recidivism and improve prisoners' lives with art therapy.
SoCal fitness center Q4 Active aims to keep older adults healthy in both mind and body
This fitness center in Woodland Hills helps older adults stay fit in both body and mind by incorporating cognitive tasks into physical workouts to stave off cognitive decline.
ABC7 Solutions: LA nonprofit uses leftover catered meals from TV or film sets to help those in need
The people collecting the food often work in the entertainment industry, and knowing how a set works makes the donation that much easier.
Groundfloor Club aims to be solution for social isolation and to bring communities together
"People nowadays are looking for a sense of belonging." Self-employment, remote work, geography - many factors can leave someone feeling alone. The Groundfloor Club aims to bring communities together and act as a solution for social isolation.
High-tech safety solution: You can book security drone in 1 hour through new app
The aerial security drone can be booked with as little notice as one hour to provide targeted coverage using live operators trained to respond to suspicious activities. The service is available in 25 cities, including Los Angeles.
Pasadena program gives training, work experience to those 'who weren't given a chance to begin with'
Employers value experience, but how can you gain experience without first having a job? And if your background was not one of support and opportunity, you might feel like your future is limited. A Pasadena program aims to change that.
Small business in DTLA shares its proven solution to empower employees, grow successful business
Giroux Glass is a local small business that's been thriving for more than 77 years. It made a business model shift in 2007 and has grown 400% since then. Here's the company's secret sauce.
SoCal students learning to make a difference with nonprofit Team Kids
The nonprofit hopes to empower young people by changing the way they see themselves, and in the process help them make better choices at school and in life.
World's largest firefighting helicopters now available in 3 SoCal counties to battle fires all year
The CH-47 Chinook is the largest firefighting helicopter on the planet, able to drop 3,000 gallons of water or fire retardant, day or night, and can refill the tanks in under 90 seconds.