Phillip Palmer Biography
Phillip Palmer is an American News Anchor/Reporter working for ABC7 Los Angeles since joining the station in November of 1998.
Phillip Palmer Age
Palmer was born in Lawton, Oklahoma, United States. He likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year he was born. However, he might be in his 60s.
Phillip Palmer Height
Palmer stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Phillip Palmer Family
Palmer and his family have lived in different places; Memphis, Tennessee; Evergreen, Colorado; Shreveport, Louisiana; Wichita, Kansas; and Little Rock, Arkansas. Palmer has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Palmer has any siblings.
Phillip Palmer Wife
Palmer is married to his lovely spouse, Maureen Palmer. They tied the knot on January 8, 2008. On January 8, 2018, they celebrated their 10th marriage anniversary.
Phillip Palmer Daughter
Palmer and his wife great pride in being mom and dad to their daughter, Sydney Madison Palmer, born on September 30, 2011. As a result, Sydney is 10 years old as of 2021 and celebrates her birthday on the 20th of September every year.
Philip Palmer Son
Palmer and his wife also have a son, Flynt Clayton. He once posted on his Twitter that he was proud of his son for running the triple jump.
Phillip Palmer Net Worth
Palmer has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter.
Phillip Palmer Salary
Palmer earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Phillip Palmer Education
Palmer graduated from high school in the year 1981 and then attended the University of Louisiana, Monroe. He graduated from the university in the year 1995 with a degree in Journalism, as well as a minor in Television, Radio, and Film.
Phillip Palmer Career
Palmer anchors the midday newscasts from Monday to Friday on ABC7 Eyewitness News. Also, he serves as a reporter, where he reports on the solutions to community problems for Eyewitness News. He took his current position in the year 2020. Since joining the station, he has held the positions of general assignment reporter, weekend anchor, and morning show anchor.
He got his start at KNOE AM/FM radio in West Monroe, in the year 1985. There, he worked as a sports reporter. From there, he went to work for KAKE-TV, an ABC-affiliated station in Wichita, Kansas, in the year 1990. His position there was weekend sports anchor. After that, he joined KCNC-TV in Denver, Colorado, where he served as the morning news anchor.
Palmer is a supporter of organ donation. In March of 2007, he donated a kidney to his friend, Dale Davis. He got the inspiration for donating after he read a story about Alonzo Mourning, transplant recipient, and then-NBA star.
What happened to Leslie Sykes and Phillip Palmer?
Palmer shared some news about his new assignment at Eyewitness News on his Facebook Page, on December 30, 2019. He was often seen in the morning news alongside Leslie Sykes but no more from the beginning of 2020. He said that the morning show would still have a team of familiar faces, Brandi Hitt, Leslie Sykes, Brianna Ruffalo, and Leslie Lopez. He was however to team up with Jovana Lara to lead a new initiative at ABC7 seeking real solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing Southern California. He and Jovana would be seen on Eyewitness News at 11 a.m.
Phillip Palmer ABC7 Los Angeles
Palmer is currently working at ABC7 Los Angeles where he works alongside other famous ABC7 Los Angeles anchors and reporters including;
- Josh Haskell
- Rob Hayes
- Jade Hernandez
- Brandi Hitt
- Leticia Juarez
- Dave Kunz
- Jovana Lara
- Ellen Leyva
- Leslie Lopez
- Ashley Mackey
- Rob McMillan
- Veronica Miracle
- Anabel Munoz
- David Ono
- Amanda Palacios
Phillip Palmer Social Media Platforms
Palmer is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 8900 followers on Instagram.