David Walker (journalist)

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Dave Walker
Born David Edward Walker
(1941-05-21)May 21, 1941
Edgewater, New Jersey
Residence Sacramento, California
Spouse(s) Lois Hart (1979-present)

David Edward Walker (born May 21, 1941 in Edgewater, New Jersey) is a retired award-winning television news anchor who worked for KCRA 3 in Sacramento.


Walker first worked at WESH-TV in Orlando, Florida, before moving to Sacramento in the 1970s with KOVR and KCRA. In 1980, Walker and co-anchor (and wife) Lois Hart left Sacramento to join CNN and co-anchored CNN's first news broadcast. In 1989, he joined CNBC and anchored its first news program. In 1990, Walker and Hart decided to return to Sacramento, where they anchored evening news broadcasts until 2008.


On November 26, 2008, Walker and Hart retired from KCRA. They currently reside along Garden Highway, north of downtown Sacramento.