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Cher Calvin is a news presenter for KTLA television in Los Angeles.[1]

Cher Calvin
BornAugust 1st 1974 (age 44)
EducationNew York University
OccupationNews presenter
EmployerKTLA-TV Ch. 5 2005 - present
Awards6 Emmy Awards and 4 Golden Mike Awards



Born Cherlynn Calvin on August 1, 1974 in New York City, she is the daughter of the former Filipino actor Roger Calvin.[2] She graduated from the Marymount School of New York in 1992, a college preparatory Catholic high school for girls on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. She is a New York University graduate with a BA in broadcast journalism and a minor in political science.[1]


She started with KTLA in Los Angeles in January 2005. She has won 6 Emmy awards for news journalism, winning 5 consecutive years (2012-2017), and has received 4 Golden Mike awards, all while reporting for KTLA. Calvin came to KTLA from KVVU-TV Fox 5 in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she was a presenter for Fox 5 News This Morning, replacing Sharon Tay. She is also a former news presenter for News Central on the Filipino television network Studio 23, and she was one of the hosts of the fashion magazine show F on the Filipino television network ABS-CBN.[1]

Her acting credits include Hancock (2008), Chuck (2007), Criminal Minds (2005), and The Closer (2012). In her appearance on The Closer, she portrayed herself as a reporter with KTLA.


Calvin is Filipino American. She speaks English and Tagalog, and participates in many Filipino, Asian community and KTLA-sponsored public community events.[1] She has participated in The Vagina Monologues at the Center for the Pacific Asian Family to help stop violence against women around the world.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Cher Calvin". Retrieved 15 March 2015.[non-primary source needed]
  2. ^ Lo, Ricardo (May 28, 2009). "Cher still very much part of KTLA TV". The Philippine Star. Retrieved 18 July 2011.

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