Marla Tellez

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Marla Tellez
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Marla Tellez, August 2014
Marla Christine Tellez

(1976-04-16) April 16, 1976 (age 44)
EducationSonoma State University
OccupationNews Anchor
EmployerKTTV/KCOP-TV, 2014 - Present
Known forNews Anchor, Journalist, Actress

Marla Christine Tellez (born April 16, 1976)[1] is an American news anchor for KTTV-TV in Los Angeles, California.


Tellez was born April 16, 1976 in San Francisco and raised in Sebastopol, California, she graduated cum laude at Sonoma State University.


She studied political science at Sonoma State University.[2] Prior to being an anchor in Los Angeles, Tellez was an anchor for KNTV news, the local NBC news in San Jose, California. Prior to that, she was a producer and correspondent for CBS in San Francisco, and had also previously been an anchor at KOB in Albuquerque, New Mexico. During her tenure in New Mexico, she appeared in an episode of the hit show Breaking Bad as a news anchor.

Tellez joined the cast of Good Day L.A., the local Fox morning news in Los Angeles, California, in January 2014 as a news anchor. She was re-assigned to KTTV's early morning news program as co-anchor with Tony McEwing in late May of that same year.

Tellez currently anchors the 12p newscast & reports for FOX11 News at 5p & 6p

Personal life[edit]

On April 16, 2014, her birthday, she was involved in a distracted driving car accident when a texting driver hit her car, she was not injured.[3] Also she has openly stated that she froze her eggs to possibly have children one day.[4] In her spare time she enjoys running.


  1. ^ "California Birth Index". California Birth Index. Retrieved 8 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Marla Tellez Profile". My Fox Los Angeles. Archived from the original on 2014-01-16. Retrieved 2014-01-17. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Tellez, Marla. "My Banged Up Birthday". Retrieved 14 May 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Tellez, Marla. "I Froze My Eggs!". Retrieved 14 May 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

External links[edit]

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