David Walker (journalist)

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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.[1] 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.[2]

In 1989, he joined NBC's cable news channel Consumer News and Business Channel and anchored its first news program.[3] 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.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Dave Walker". Hearst Stations Inc./KCRA-TV. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  2. Steve Michael Barkin, American Television News: The Media Marketplace and the Public Interest (Armonk, NY: Sharpe, 2003), p. 109
  3. "Dave Walker, Lois Hart Retiring At Month's End". Hearst Stations Inc./KCRA-TV. Retrieved 15 February 2015.