Walter Perez
Walter Perez joined 6abc as an anchor and general assignment reporter for Action News in September of 2003. He currently anchors Action News' weekend evening shows. 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
Temple University doctor weighs-in on rise of COVID cases
Federal health officials report that the current upswing in new COVID-19 cases is now affecting Americans who are not inoculated.
Air Quality Alert: Western wildfires bring smoke into Philadelphia region
Air Quality Alert: Smoke from the western wildfires is causing hazy conditions which can be dangerous.
Some officials recommend masks for students, faculty to begin new school year
Some officials say there are several reasons why they recommend all school staff and students over the age of two to wear masks when schools reconvene this fall.
Practice of purposely obscuring license plates going high-tech
The practice of purposely obscuring license plates is nothing new, but a vehicle recently impounded by Philadelphia police looks like something out of a British spy novel.
New class of Philly police recruits begin training; first since start of pandemic
It was March of 2020 when the last class of Philadelphia police recruits started training, but then the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
Cape May lifeguards not underestimating Tropical Storm Elsa's impact
In Cape May, beach patrol officials said while the threat of Elsa is small, they know not to underestimate any storm.
Allentown family running out of time to save home after sinkhole forms
It was two days after Christmas 2020 when a water main burst near Devonshire Road in Allentown. Laura Zimmerman's home, which she shared with her 86-year-old mother, was among the hardest hit.
Philadelphia officials showcase anti-violence initiatives as shootings soar
Philadelphia officials showcased part of the $150 million plan designed to curb the rampaging violence across the city.
Body of gunman found on tracks following shooting on SEPTA train in Frankford
A body was found on the tracks shortly after a shooting on board a SEPTA train early Monday morning, police said.
Suspect in killing of Dunkin' manager in Philly may be linked to several violent crimes: police
The investigation into Christine Lugo's killing has evolved into a wide-ranging investigation spanning two states.