Lu Parker’s Celebrity Extends Far Beyond KTLA

By Andrew Gauthier Comment

Los Angeles Times

Lu Parker, Antonio Villaraigosa Lu Parker, perhaps the splashiest reporter in local TV, smiles as she marches through the South Los Angeles animal shelter. By her side on a leash is a mixed pit bull fresh out of the shelter’s cages.

“Aren’t you the lucky one?” Parker, who reports for KTLA-TV Channel 5’s evening newscasts, coos to the muscular pooch she has recruited for a photo shoot showing her love for animals. She flashes a poised cover-girl style pose for the camera even though her frisky accomplice is being less than cooperative.

This isn’t just another visit to the shelter for Parker More…