Hal Eisner

Hal Eisner

Reporter

Hal Eisner is in his 37th year on television in Los Angeles. Most of those years have been spent on FOX 11 and My 13. Eisner currently hosts FOX 11 News IN DEPTH and the podcast What the Hal? He has received a number of journalism awards over the years including Emmy's, Golden Mikes, awards from The L.A. Press Club and The Associated Press. Eisner has created nationally recognized mentoring programs such as Camp News. He started reporting news on the radio in his home state of Texas. It was when he became a correspondent for CNN in the early '80s that he came to Los Angeles and turned his attention to television. Eisner is currently in his second term on the National Board of SAG-AFTRA.

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What the Hal? Halloween Safety and raising awareness for autism with blue Halloween buckets

Keeping a child safe is always a parent’s top priority. And on Halloween night basic activities like trick-or-treating could be hard. It was a mother in Hawaii whose Facebook post went viral when she came up with the idea of using blue buckets for kids with autism or who are nonverbal, like her 3-year-old son. A blue bucket is to help those giving out candy know that a child may be autistic, so they may not say the traditional 'trick-or-treat' when you open the door.