Conan Nolan

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Conan Nolan

Conan Nolan is the political reporter for KNBC-TV in Los Angeles and the host of the stations long running political/public affairs program "News Conference". During his nearly 30 years at NBC4, Nolan has covered scores of news stories that have had a profound impact on the region, the state and the nation. From earthquakes (he was at the World Series in San Francisco during the 7.0 Loma Prieta earthquake) to fires (most recently the Station Fire in the San Gabriel mountains) to freeway pursuits (he reported live while driving in front of O.J. Simpson's white Ford Bronco).

Nolan has also reported on behalf of NBC News from Kuwait and Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom, and from Pakistan and the Afghan border during the invasion of Afghanistan. He also reported from Rome on the death of Pope John Paul the Second and from Lebanon on Arab reaction to the anniversary of the September 11 attacks. He received an Emmy Award for his reports on child refugees in the Pakistani frontier and a Golden Mic Award for a report on the South Pacific island nation of Tuvalu and the consequences of global warming.

Nolan began his career in 1980 at KVEC radio in San Luis Obispo where he later served as a general assignment reporter at KSBY-TV. He also worked for three years at KSBW-TV in Salinas, California.

Nolan is a native of San Luis Obispo. He studied journalism at Cal Poly State University and received a BA in Political Science at the University of California at Davis.[1]

Nolan, his wife and son live in Glendale, California.

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