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KTLA Traffic Reporter Ginger Chan
Ginger joined the KTLA family in March of 2008 as the traffic and news reporter from the helicopter. She currently helps commuters steer clear of accidents and road blocks from KTLA's Traffic Center, 4:30 - 10a every weekday morning.
Before KTLA, Ginger worked at KIIS-FM as the traffic and fill-in news reporter for Ryan Seacrest and Valentine. She was also was part of the morning and afternoon shows on AM 570 KLAC, working with Fred Roggin, T.J. Simers, Petros Papadakis, and Matt "Money" Smith. Ginger was honored to work with Commander Chuck Street of 102.7KIIS-FM, who has been instrumental in her career. In addition to her traffic duties, she also anchored and wrote the news for the top-rated talk station, KFI-AM 640. Ginger has also worked as a radio personality jocking for stations in Redlands, Bakersfield, and San Diego. She also was a TV reporter in Orange County and Huntsville, Alabama.
The native Angeleno attended the University of Southern California, graduating with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science. She's been active in her church and local community groups working in Mexico to build houses and in Belize teaching English to local school children.
In her spare time, Ginger likes to hit the beach, cycle past LA traffic, and watch her fave LA teams, Lakers, Dodgers, and the Trojans. She wants to thank mom and dad for getting her hooked on KTLA when she was growing up!