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
Smart Cups: How the company behind 'the world's first printed beverage' aims to help the environment
"Smart cups eliminates the need to transport liquid," the company's founder and CEO said. The same truck that carries 96,000 cans of soda can instead carry a whopping 1.2 million Smart Cups.
California's first-ever zero carbon home hits market as developers push for more sustainable living
Zero carbon and 100% stunning! The developers believe they have created a blueprint for sustainable and responsible home building practices.
Stuf Storage offers a convenient alternative to traditional storage space
Storage space for rent is often used by city apartment dwellers; however, it's not always convenient. But within the walls of many familiar buildings is unused space that Stuf Storage sees as a solution for your cluttered life.
Energy solution: Company says its modular homes are 90% more energy efficient than traditional homes
This company's prefabricated modular homes are self-powered by solar energy, allowing them to be independent of the power grid. Dvele says their homes are about 90% more efficient than traditional houses.
LA's first indoor pod farm is in the San Fernando Valley, providing neighborhood with fresh produce
Farm-to-table, healthy food, for all communities can now be found in a repurposed shipping container. The San Fernando Valley now has Los Angeles' first-ever indoor pod farm.
How a Carson-based company is converting shipping containers into affordable housing
Anchored off the Southern California coast, many people see a record-setting backlog of container ships. But others an see opportunity for low-income housing.
Cutting-edge technology battles climate change by using sand to pull carbon dioxide from atmosphere
In the battle against climate change, a San Francisco nonprofit has developed a cutting-edge technology that uses olivine sand to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
Australian nonprofit shop helps homeless youth by giving them work, a solution others can copy
This nonprofit retail clothing shop in Australia offers young people experiencing homelessness a chance to alter their futures by going to work. It's a solution that other countries can learn from.
Online service offers free, unlimited, 24/7 tutoring for students, aims to close academic divide
This online service contracts with school districts to provide free, unlimited, 24/7 tutoring in any subject in multiple languages.
California drought: How SoCal fashion manufacturers are using new water-saving techniques
Over 87% of California is experiencing either extreme or exceptional drought conditions and making items like denim uses as much water as any fabric. Here's how local companies are making it all work.