David Walker (journalist)
David Edward Walker (born on May 21, 1941 in Edgewater, New Jersey) is an award-winning former television news anchor at KCRA in Sacramento, California. Walker first worked at WESH-TV in Orlando, Florida. He then moved to Sacramento in the 1970s with KOVR and KCRA. In 1980, Walker and co-anchor (and wife) Lois Hart left Sacramento to join CNN. They co-anchored CNN's first news broadcast on June 1, 1980.
In 1989, he joined NBC's cable news channel Consumer News and Business Channel and anchored its first news program. In 1990, Walker and Hart decided to return to Sacramento, where they anchored evening news broadcasts until 2008. In November 2008 he retired from KCRA.
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- "Dave Walker". Hearst Stations Inc./KCRA-TV. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
- Steve Michael Barkin, American Television News: The Media Marketplace and the Public Interest (Armonk, NY: Sharpe, 2003), p. 109
- "Dave Walker, Lois Hart Retiring At Month's End". Hearst Stations Inc./KCRA-TV. Retrieved 15 February 2015.