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
USC program helps living donors improve their health for safer transplants
One woman said her sibling is battling a kidney disease and decided to participate in the program - one she said is not only helping her brother, but is also improving her health.
How one start-up is helping small businesses find ways to reduce their carbon footprint
Businesses with a large carbon footprint are also likely to hire staff to monitor emissions, but what about small businesses that make up 99% of U.S. employer firms who, in many cases, don't have the time or resources to implement a climate initiative?
LAUSD program helping Black students achieve personal, academic goals
Reaching academic and personal goals isn't always about excelling in English, math and science. One LAUSD program is motivating and supporting Black students towards graduation.
Man's mission to help homeless in LA centered on simple solution: Be kind, but do something
While the debate on how to reduce the number of people experiencing homelessness in California continues, one man is on a mission to make a difference himself.
Former SpaceX employees develop robot on wheels that can produce 100 pizzas an hour
Stellar Pizza is a new, cutting-edge, robotics-powered mobile pizza restaurant, created by 24 former SpaceX employees. Pizzas are expected to launch in Los Angeles early next year.
How San Diego County's water conservation efforts have prepared them for severe drought conditions
California will soak up some much needed rain this week on the heels of a sobering decision from the state to drastically reduce water distribution to the Los Angeles area due to our ongoing drought.
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.