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
California program lets college students give back to community, graduate with less debt
The College Corps program lets California college students give back to their community and tackle their tuition debt at the same time. Here's how it works.
Nonprofit Pedal Ahead provides e-bikes for low-income study participants
The nonprofit Pedal Ahead is providing e-bikes to low-income people who participate in a study and agree to bicycle at least five miles a day.
Nonprofit's dual mission offers training for shelter dogs while helping young children grow
"That's really why we started this program," said the co-founder of K9 Youth Alliance. "So that these dogs can get out of the shelter and these kids have a chance to have that love."
Greener grass with less water? New batch of water-saving grasses showing great promise
UC Riverside has bred grass to better adapt to California's climate for decades, but they've recently hit on a new strain that might be the best yet.
Cal Fire firefighters now better equipped to fight fires at night
Night-flying helicopters and night vision goggles allow Cal Fire to be more effective when fighting fires at night.
3D printing may be the future for affordable, fire resistant homes
Looking for a new home, but can't afford one? Now you can 3D-print your next house from a laptop.
Black Student Union aims to ensure students have sense of belonging at high school in Cheviot Hills
Making sure young black students feel as if they belong is the focus of the Black Student Union at Alexander Hamilton High School in Cheviot Hills.
Santa Barbara cat lounge helps save felines from being euthanized, offers path to adoption
Cat Therapy in Santa Barbara is a lounge that helps saves cats from being euthanized and helps people adopt a new fur friend.
Santa Barbara cat lounge helps save felines from being euthanized, offers path to adoption
Cat Therapy in Santa Barbara is a lounge that helps saves cats from being euthanized and helps people adopt a new fur friend.
California drought: This technology helps keep grass green while still conserving water
Water conservation is a focus across California, but is there a way to keep large fields of grass green when water restrictions are leaving homeowners with dying grass?