Lu Parker is a multi-faceted talent. She is a journalist, actress, author,
former Miss USA, and a former teacher. As an Emmy and Genesis Award winning
journalist, you can find her anchoring & reporting the news in Los Angeles, California on KTLA. She has co-hosted national shows, and has interviewed such names as Ben Affleck, Bradley Cooper, Aretha Franklin, Robert Pattinson, Barbra Streisand, Jennifer Lawrence, & Kanye West. In November 2008, Lu reported live from the Democratic Headquarters in Los Angeles as
Barack Obama was elected.
In her free time, Lu is an advocate for homeless animals, and serves on the Board of Trustees at Saint Francis Hospital in Los Angeles. In 2010, she created Lu Parker Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping homeless animals, and at risk teenagers. Lu was honored with a Genesis Award from the Humane Society United States in 2011. She was recognized for her outstanding reporting and creative portrayals of animal protection issues in three stellar segments, including an investigation into Puppy Mills. She is an avid hiker, and has been a vegetarian for 24 years. She participates in dozens of charity events annually raising money for children, animals, and the needy. Lu lives in Los Angeles with her cat and dog.
As an actress, Lu appears on the big screen, and on several
popular television shows, including Days of Our Lives, Bones, Monk, and Shark. She recently appeared in the films An American Carol and Winged Creatures. .Most recently she played a tv news anchor in the Blockbuster Film Green Hornet starring Cameron Diaz, and Seth Rogen.
"Sometimes we live no particular way, but our own." Grateful Dead