Phil Shuman has been reporting in Southern California for nearly 40 years and has worked for KTTV FOX 11 since 2002. He is currently a news reporter for FOX 11's evening newscasts. He has also worked in the investigative unit, for Good Day LA, and as a sportscaster. Before joining FOX, Shuman traveled the world as an LA-based news correspondent for the nationally syndicated magazine show EXTRA. Prior to that, he was with KNBC in Los Angeles. In his long career, Shuman has covered some of the biggest stories in Southern California and the country, such as the O.J. Simpson case, Michael Jackson’s death, the Rodney King beating, the LA riots and so much more. He graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Economics from Williams College in Massachusetts. His first job was as a reporter, anchor, and sportscaster at KFDX in Wichita Falls, Texas, an NBC affiliate, before moving on to KWTV.
The latest from Phil Shuman
More than 20 people have died on LA's Metro bus in 2023: report
According to a report from the LA Times, over 20 people have died this year while riding on the LA Metro, most of them from drug overdoses.
What it's like to be behind the wheel during a police chase
FOX 11's Phil Shuman went behind the wheel of a patrol car during a stimulation of a pursuit.
Preventable 'execution': Family of man shot by LASD sues county
Charlie Towns was shot and killed by LASD deputies in January after he's accused of stabbing multiple people in Altadena.
Following cry for change, LA launches unarmed response to non-violent 911 calls involving homeless
The strategy and the concept is pretty simple: Instead of sending law enforcement to non-emergency nonviolent 911 calls, you have professionally trained outreach workers and mental health counselors that rove the city responding to those calls instead of the police.
Keenan Anderson: Community demands justice for man who died after LAPD shocked him with Taser 6 times
Family, friends and community called for police to no longer be the primary responders to minor traffic accidents, after Keenan Anderson died in LAPD custody on Jan. 3.
Long Beach residents upset over growing homeless crisis, blame Metro for dumping dozens in downtown
Long Beach residents are asking Metro to reconsider their deboarding policy, saying it's causing the homeless population to surge.
Caruso claims Bass hacked campaign email in 'desperate attempt to change the discussion'
Billionaire developer Rick Caruso is accusing U.S. Rep Karen Bass's campaign of hacking into his email.
Family of slain El Monte police officer blames DA George Gascón for his death
The mother of officer Joseph Santana, one of two El Monte police officers killed Tuesday in a gun battle, lays the blame for her son's death on LA County District Attorney George Gascón.
21-year-old COVID-19 survivor thankful for return of LA County travel mask mandate
While it goes without saying that mask mandates are not popular among many travelers, FOX 11 spoke with a young man who is relieved to see the mask mandate return to Los Angeles County airports.
Sirhan Sirhan denied parole in RFK assassination
FOX 11 has confirmed that Sirhan Sirhan, convicted of assassinating Robert F. Kennedy in 1968, was denied parole after review by Governor Gavin Newsom.