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David Edward Walker
was an award-winning television news anchor at KCRA 3 in Sacramento.
Walker first worked at WESH-TV in Orlando, Florida, before moving to Sacramento in the 1970s with KOVR
KOVR, channel 13, is an owned-and-operated station of the CBS Television Network located in Sacramento, California and licensed to Stockton. KOVR-TV shares its offices and studio facilities with sister station KMAX-TV in West Sacramento, California, and its transmitter is located in Walnut Grove,...
and KCRA. In 1980, Walker and co-anchor (and wife) Lois Hart
Lois Hackbert Hart Walker is a retired journalist. She co-anchored the evening news in Sacramento on KCRA-TV with her husband, Dave Walker, from 1990 through 2008....
left Sacramento to join CNN
Cable News Network is a U.S. cable news channel founded in 1980 by Ted Turner. Upon its launch, CNN was the first channel to provide 24-hour television news coverage, and the first all-news television channel in the United States...
and co-anchored CNN's first news broadcast. In 1989, he joined CNBC
CNBC is a satellite and cable television business news channel in the U.S., owned and operated by NBCUniversal. The network and its international spinoffs cover business headlines and provide live coverage of financial markets. The combined reach of CNBC and its siblings is 390 million viewers...
and anchored its first news program. In 1990, Walker and Hart decided to return to Sacramento, where they anchored evening news broadcasts until 2008.
On November 26, 2008, Walker and Hart retired from KCRA. They currently reside along Garden Highway, north of downtown Sacramento.