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:
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500 Circle Seven Drive
Glendale, CA 91201
818-863-7777

Phillip's Stories
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?
Could pulling water out of thin air help Californians beat the drought?
David Hertz has set up an innovative system that pulls 2,000 liters of water out of the air every day for his Malibu property.
As CA moves to ban new gas-powered cars, is our infrastructure ready to charge all of those new EVs?
California will ban the sale of new gas-powered vehicles starting in 2035, creating an urgency to build an electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the state to meet that need. But is it being done safely?
How 'micro forests' can make an environmental impact with tiny plots of land in big cities
The perfectly manicured lawn can be a neighborhood source of envy. But the leafless yard and immaculately groomed flower beds are consuming space needed for all manner of wildlife.
SoCal school district's fleet of electric buses delivers kids to school, then powers your home
The Cajon Valley Union School District uses just over 40 gas and diesel-powered buses to get kids to school. But they also have seven electric buses as the district tries to make its fleet more environmentally-friendly.
Pacific Airshow in Huntington Beach to feature Red Bull flying champ Matt Hall
Matt Hall, a former Australian air force pilot-turned-champion-stunt-racer, will be one of the featured flyers at next month's Pacific Airshow in Huntington Beach.
LA County produce prescription project aims to address food insecurity in low-income families
The high cost of fresh fruits and vegetables will keep some families from ever knowing the value those foods can have on overall health. That's why the Los Angeles County Health Department has implemented the produce prescription project.
Aquaponics gardening can offer water-saving solution for food growth
Want to grow your own fruits and veggies, but don't have space for a garden? Just add fish! It's a solution called aquaponics.
Keeping safe on your night out: Bartenders trained to spot, deter inappropriate behavior
The Safe Bar Network helps train bar staff on recognizing and deterring behavior that may make some customers feel unsafe or uncomfortable.
UCI researchers say this molecule could stimulate hair growth in possible treatment for baldness
At the University of California Irvine, a team of researchers say they have discovered a signaling molecule called SCUBE3 that actually stimulated hair growth in mice.