Walter Perez
Walter Perez joined 6abc as an anchor and general assignment reporter for Action News in September of 2003. Walter came to WPVI-TV from WNBC in New York, where he was a reporter and weekend morning anchor. Prior to that, he worked as an anchor/reporter at WPLG in Miami and at News 12 New Jersey.

Walter also has radio experience, co-hosting the highest-rated radio talk show in Central New Jersey on WCTC News-Talk Radio 1450AM, and was color commentator for the Princeton Football Radio Network in New Jersey for 5 years.

Walter has numerous broadcast honors, including an Edward R. Murrow award for spot news coverage, a New York City Press Club award, a New York State Broadcasters award, and two New Jersey Associated Press awards.

A political science graduate from Duke University, Walter, and his wife, reside in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey with their two sons.

Walter's Stories
Local lawmakers react to Biden's inauguration as president
Inauguration Day was particularly special for local politicians who got to watch a Delawarean become president.
Philadelphia, capital cities ramp up security ahead of presidential inauguration
Cities across the country are ramping up security due to possible protests ahead of the transfer of power this week.
Tri-state area lawmakers vote down party lines on Trump impeachment
Lawmakers in the Philadelphia region voted down party lines on articles of impeachment against President Trump.
Philadelphia officials ask for patience regarding slow COVID-19 vaccine rollout
"For everyone who is eager to get this vaccine, we ask you to please be patient," Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley said.
USPS still battling perfect storm of mail volume
The record-shattering number of letters and packages the postal service has been trying to process is only one reason for a delay in mail delivery.
Lehigh Valley nursing home employees offered money to get COVID-19 vaccine
The Northampton County Council recently approved a resolution offering employees of Gracedale Nursing Home in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, a one-time payment of $750 simply for taking a COVID-19 vaccine.
First responders among 1st In Montgomery County to receive COVID vaccine
On Monday, members of the Narberth Ambulance Squad were among the first to receive Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine in Montgomery County.
Superintendent says some Philadelphia schools will reopen by end of academic year
Superintendent Dr. William Hite said he feels confident that at least some students in Philadelphia schools will attend in-person classes before the end of the current academic year.
Despite virtual learning, some Pennsylvania schools opt for snow day ahead of winter storm: 'Just be a kid'
Is there ever a real need to cancel classes now that so many students are already learning remotely courtesy of COVID-19?
School districts learning as they go in the age of COVID-19
What is the proper way to navigate a school district through a global pandemic? The answer to that question still depends on who you ask nearly a year since COVID-19 first surfaced in the United States.