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Lois Hackbert Hart Walker
(born on February 5, 1950, in Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta is the capital and most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia. According to the 2010 census, Atlanta's population is 420,003. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, which is home to 5,268,860 people and is the ninth largest metropolitan area in...
) is a retired journalist. She co-anchored the evening news in Sacramento on KCRA-TV
KCRA-TV, channel 3, is a television station in Sacramento, California, United States. KCRA-TV is owned by Hearst Television, a subsidiary of the Hearst Corporation, and is an affiliate of the NBC television network...
with her husband, Dave Walker
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 and KCRA. In 1980, Walker and co-anchor Lois Hart left Sacramento to join CNN and co-anchored CNN's first...
, from 1990 through 2008.
Lois first joined KCRA in the 1970s and later worked at 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,...
. After her marriage to Dave Walker in 1979, the two left Sacramento to join CNN
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, whose very first newscast they anchored in 1980. In 1989, they left CNN to anchor for 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...
; Hart anchored CNBC Mornings
, Money Wheel
, and America's Vital Signs
. The two returned to KCRA in 1990.
Hart and Walker retired on November 26, 2008.