Hal Eisner Biography
Hal Eisner is an award-winning Los Angeles journalist for KTTV-TV (Los Angeles, CA). He is a FOX 11 News Reporter and the host of FOX 11 News IN DEPTH.
Eisner has covered some of the biggest stories in the United States. He has scored an impressive number of journalism awards over the years including Emmy’s, Golden Mikes, awards from The L.A. Press Club and The Associated Press.
Eisner has been honored with the Mark Twain Award for Reporter of the Year. In 2013, he was honored with an Associated Press Lifetime Achievement Award for his journalistic work.
Eisner has covered all kinds of local and national stories including the shootings at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Columbine High School, the Chatsworth Metrolink crash, President Reagan’s death and funeral, the Northridge earthquake, the L.A. riots and the highly publicized trials of O.J.Simpson, Robert Blake, and Michael Jackson to name a few.
He is also on the National Board of SAG-AFTRA, the union’s Broadcast Steering Committee and National Executive Committee.
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Eisner has created nationally recognized mentoring programs by believing that it’s important to help future broadcasters because many helped him along the way. Hal started a program Camp News over two decades ago and hundreds of aspiring news reporters and anchors have gone through the annual two-day workshop.
Hal Eisner Age
Eisner has not diclosed his date of birth but he is believed to be in his early 70s.
Hal Eisner Career
Eisner started reporting news on the radio in his home state of Texas. He later became a correspondent for CNN in the early ’80s that he came to Los Angeles and turned his attention to television.
Eisner produces two other podcasts:
Olympic & Bundy: A chat with interesting people around Southern California from the FOX 11 Studios in Los Angeles, hosted by Kelly Taylor.
The Issue Is: Discussions and debates with top newsmakers about the most controversial and interesting issues impacting California, hosted by FOX 11’s Elex Michaelson.
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When coming up with FOX 11 News IN DEPTH, FOX visualized a public affairs program with a sense of flexibility that would allow them to look at stories in depth. It airs on Sunday mornings on FOX 11.
Ever since its airing, they have explored homelessness, immigration, LA’s bid for the 2024 Olympics and many other significant topics. The season 2 of the show kicked off in January 2018.
Hal Eisner Podcast
Eisner hosts his own podcast, “What The Hal?”. It is a weekly podcast where Eisner talks in depth with newsmakers and public figures on significant topics that are relevant to our Los Angeles audience.
Hal Eisner Salary
Through his hard work and dedication to FOX 11 and having close to four decades working with the network, Eisner could probably be receiving a good amount for his annual salary. The exact amount is however not disclosed.
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