The Short Story
I’m the tech reporter for KTLA-TV Channel 5 in Los Angeles. You can catch me weekdays on the Morning News, usually around 5:15 AM, 7:50 AM and 9:30 AM. Yes, I wake up really early – out of bed by about 3 AM most days. It’s a labor of love for sure.
My “Tech Report” is also syndicated on various TV stations across the country – you can catch my segment on newscasts from New York to San Francisco, Houston to San Diego and lots of places in between.
I’ve been a news reporter for over a decade and have been into technology all my life. I remember the excitement of buying my first computer (a 386SX-16) and was also a “forum” leader on CompuServe as a teen.
The Official Bio
Rich DeMuro is the tech reporter for KTLA-TV Channel 5 in Los Angeles and his “Tech Report” is seen on dozens of television stations nationwide, including WPIX New York, WGN Chicago and KRON San Francisco. He also recently hosted five hours of Spike TV’s CES All Access Live show from Las Vegas.
Rich has more than a decade of experience reporting and producing news for TV, radio, print and the internet.
Before joining KTLA, Rich was the technology reporter for CBS 2 and KCAL 9 TV in Los Angeles and also served as editor of the technology websites CNET and Techmeme. At CNET, Rich’s show “The Queue” was a fast and fun way to keep up with the digital world.
Rich often lends his tech expertise to various other media outlets. He is often heard discussing the latest tech news with Carson Daly, Kevin & Bean, KFWB & KOST 103.5 in Los Angeles. He has appeared on G4TV, CNBC, NBC’s Today Show, ABC News, Fox News Channel, the BBC and more.
Rich was also a reporter with Channel One News, a daily newscast shown in middle and high schools nationwide. Before that, he was a reporter for TV stations in Washington and Louisiana.
Rich is originally from New Jersey and graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and son and enjoys traveling, reading, running, magic, movies, music and writing.