Sam Rubin, the acclaimed entertainment anchor for KTLA Morning News, died at the age of 64.
Sam Rubin, the acclaimed entertainment anchor for KTLA Morning News, died at the age of 64.

Veteran Los Angeles TV Entertainment Reporter Sam Rubin Dies at 64


KTLA Morning News reported on Friday that Sam Rubin, the esteemed entertainment anchor, passed away at 64.

Known for his charm, laughter, and dedicated journalism, Rubin was a beloved figure in the Los Angeles news industry and entertainment world.

Career Highlights:

Rubin joined the KTLA Morning News in 1991 and became a fixture on the show, hosting numerous awards shows and other programs throughout his career.

He obtained several prestigious awards, including the Golden Mike Award for best entertainment reporter and a lifetime accomplishment award from the Southern California Broadcasters Association.

The Los Angeles Press Club also recognized Rubin as the best entertainment reporter and was a founding partner of the Broadcast Film Critics Association.

Contributions and Legacy:

Beyond his professional achievements, Rubin supported various Southern California non-profit organizations, including the annual MS 150 Bay to Bike Tour, demonstrating his commitment to charitable causes.

His warm personality and genuine interest in others had a lasting impact on colleagues, celebrities, and viewers, earning him widespread admiration and respect.

Tributes and Reflections:

Hollywood celebrities, including actor Henry Winkler, expressed their sorrow over Rubin’s passing, highlighting his unique ability to make everyone feel special and valued.

Organizations such as the Critics Choice Awards and the Los Angeles Press Club paid tribute to Rubin’s remarkable contributions to entertainment reporting and journalism.

Final Remarks:

Rubin’s passing leaves a void in the Los Angeles journalism community and the hearts of those who knew him. Many will remember and cherish his legacy as a compassionate and dedicated journalist for years to come.

Joshua Skate

Joshua Skate is a prominent contributor at Insider Los Angeles, known for his vibrant storytelling and deep dive into the city's culture, trends, and hidden gems. His pieces bring to life the unique spirit and diversity of Los Angeles, making him a go-to source for all things LA.

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