Marla Tellez

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Marla Tellez
Marla Tellez, August 2014
Marla Christine Tellez

EducationSonoma State University (BA)
OccupationNews Anchor
Employer(s)KTTV, KCOP-TV
Known forNews anchor, journalist

Marla Christine Tellez is an American news anchor for KTTV-TV in Los Angeles, California.

Early life and education[edit]

Tellez was born in San Francisco and raised in Sebastopol, California. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Sonoma State University in 1998.[1]


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. in January 2014 as a news anchor. She was reassigned to KTTV's early morning news program as co-anchor with Tony McEwing in late-May of that same year. Tellez has since anchored the 12:00 PM newscast for KTTV.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

On April 16, 2014, Tellez was involved in a car accident when a texting driver hit her car. She was not injured.[3][4]



Year Title Role Notes
2015 The Phoenix Incident Self
2015 Being Charlie News Anchor #2


Year Title Year Role
2010 Breaking Bad Anchor #2 Episode: "No Más"


  1. ^ "Sonoma Insights Fall 2008" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Marla Tellez Profile". My Fox Los Angeles. Archived from the original on 2014-01-16. Retrieved 2014-01-17.
  3. ^ Tellez, Marla. "My Banged Up Birthday". Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  4. ^ Tellez, Marla. "I Froze My Eggs!". Retrieved 14 May 2015.

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