Phil Shuman

Phil Shuman

Anchor/Reporter

Phil Shuman has been reporting in Southern California for almost 40 years and has worked for KTTV FOX 11 since 2002. He is currently the weekend co-anchor and a general assignment news reporter for KTTV's 5 and 10 o’clock 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

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Caring for the caregivers during the COVID-19 crisis

Ian Wilson is on the front lines. He's an ER nurse, a ''visiting nurse'' as they're called from Ohio, on the job here in Southern California. He's working 12 to 13 hour days, as is his ER nurse girlfriend Michelle. 

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Trump: Immigration into the US suspended for 60 days

President Trump’s tweets often provoke strong reactions, some positive some negative. In the immigrant community here in Southern California, the President’s tweet Monday night about an immigration ban prompted head shaking, frustration but not a lot of surprises.