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

The latest from Phil Shuman

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A look back in LAPD history at the 1974 SLA shootout

It's one of the most significant days in LAPD history. A violent shootout on live TV that left a radical underground group dead after they opened fire on police. It was back in 1974, but it lives on at the LAPD museum in Highland Park as an important history lesson and of course in the memories of the people that were there.  

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Hollywood sexual assault caught on video

Shock, outrage, and fear in a Hollywood apartment building after an apparent break-in and brutal assault, possibly involving the homeless.

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Bola Wrap: LAPD demonstrates new less-lethal device

The LAPD has a new gadget in its effort to reduce the number of officer-involved shootings and save lives. It looks a lot like a lasso and is reportedly less lethal, but critics of the police aren't sold just yet.

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FOX 11 story helps Compton team travel to football championship

As a FOX 11 story goes viral thanks to the help of some NFL stars helping a local youth football team in the process. An undefeated youth football team in Compton was trying to raise enough money to go to the national championship. They've got that money now and so much more!