Phil Shuman

Phil Shuman

Reporter

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

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Inside look at the Britney Spears conservatory hearing

In an emotional, angry, occasionally profane speech in court, singer Britney Spears today demanded an end to the conservatorship that has controlled her life for 13 years, saying she is forced to endure oppressive conditions comparable to slavery and sex-trafficking.

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SoCal couple charged in road rage killing of 6-year-old Aiden Leos

Marcus Anthony Eriz is charged with murder and discharge of a gun at an inhabited dwelling, with sentencing enhancements for causing death to the victim. His girlfriend Wynne Lee is charged with a felony count of being an accessory after the fact and a misdemeanor count of concealed firearm in a vehicle.

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Breaking down the cost of East Hollywood's 'Sleep Safe Village'

"Safe Sleep Village" in East Hollywood is helping break up homeless encampments and the monthly cost of a space is fiscally equal to what many Angelenos would consider a month’s worth of rent, and the project is being funded with your tax dollars.

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PHOTOS: Exclusive look at evidence in the Night Stalker case obtained by FOX 11

FOX 11 got exclusive access to the evidence that led to the identification and arrest of Richard Ramirez, otherwise known as the Night Stalker. Ramirez was responsible for the brutal murders, rapes, torture, kidnapping and assaults of men, women and children of all ages across California between 1984 and 1985.