As the entertainment reporter for the "KTLA Morning News," Sam Rubin has established a reputation as someone who goes beyond the entertainment headlines of the day. His insights and exploration of the deeper meaning and impact of the stories within the entertainment industry generate conversation within the business, as well as outside it.
Rubin hosts the Emmy-nominated "Live From The Academy Awards,"
syndicated nationally by Tribune Entertainment, and "Sneaks," a series
of movie preview shows produced in conjunction with the Los Angeles
Rubin is a recipient of a Golden Mike Award for Best Entertainment
Reporter from the Radio & Television News Association and, as part
of the "KTLA Morning News," team earned an Associated Press
Television-Radio Award for Best News Broadcast.
In addition to his activities at KTLA/CW, Rubin also reports for
Tribune's WGN-TV in Chicago. Nationally, Rubin provides reports for "On
Air With Ryan Seacrest," "Show Buzz," and CNN. On the radio, Rubin
reports for Los Angeles' KNX-AM.
Other credits include reporting for and producing Fox Television
Network's "Personalities" and "Fox Entertainment News;" producing "The
Entertainment Report," which is syndicated in the United States and
internationally; and entertainment reporting for "Mike & Maty,"
"Good Morning America/Sunday Edition," and "America's Talking" on CNBC.
Off the air, Rubin supports various non-profit organizations including
putting together a KTLA/CW team for the annual Multiple Sclerosis 150
Bay to Bike Tour, the premiere cycling event in Southern California
raising funds to find a cure for MS. He also is interested in
revitalizing Los Angeles' schools and, to that end, supports literacy
programs and events promoting literacy such as the Los Angeles Times
Festival of Books.
Rubin is the co-author of two biographies, one on former First Lady
Jacqueline Onassis and one on actress Mia Farrow. He has been published
in a variety of periodicals including McCall's, Home and the Los
Rubin received his Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies and
Rhetoric at Occidental College in Los Angeles, where he currently
resides. He is the father of two daughters, Perry and Rory.
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