Marla Tellez anchors the weeknight FOX 11 News at 6 p.m. and Good Nite LA at 11 p.m.
Tellez is a Bay Area native who began her television news career as a writer and producer. After four years behind the scenes, her on-air journey launched as a general assignment reporter along California's Central Coast. She's reported for CBS-affiliate KPIX-TV in San Francisco, where she also was a producer and correspondent for the award-winning nightly weeknight show, Evening Magazine. In 2008, Tellez left California for her first anchoring opportunity in Albuquerque, New Mexico. That's where she got the chance to appear in the hit AMC show, "Breaking Bad." She made her return to the Bay Area in 2011 as an anchor/reporter at KNTV in San Jose. Tellez landed in Los Angeles at KTTV in 2014.
Tellez has been a morning, afternoon, and prime-time anchor. She has anchored and hosted breaking news, special reports, and featured presentations. She's interviewed high-ranking politicians, celebrities, local dignitaries and her favorite, local residents. Her passion lies in holding the powerful accountable and giving a voice to the voiceless.
She's an Emmy and Golden Mike award recipient.
Tellez earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Sonoma State University, graduating magna cum laude.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health rescinded the mask mandate for all healthcare facilities in the county.
The mask mandate comes after the Los Angeles Department of Health cited a steep increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations.
Beth Quintana was walking to her car and headed to work when she says a man pulled up on his bike. The next thing she knew, she felt a blow to her head from behind.
A group of thieves used a hatchback to smash through a gate and then steal from a Glassell Park business.
A mother of two who is a dementia patient traveled thousands of miles hoping to get relief from a new study at UCLA. The key? Music.
After a years-long COVID-19 hiatus, the annual Justice Jog is back in Los Angeles.
The SoCal community dedicated a soccer field in honor of Tommy Mark, a 12-year-old who died in his sleep in 2018.
Effective Friday, Aug. 11, healthcare workers across Los Angeles County will no longer be required to mask up in hospitals.
A Palos Verdes man is lucky to be alive after he was run over by a homeless man he knew.
Guest host Marla Tellez talks with Nick Kush, the co-founder of Legacy Expeditions, about the project to raise funds for the families of fallen military members. Marla also speaks with Judge Craig Mitchell and Mario Ocampo about the Skid Row Running Club.