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
Philadelphia officials announce increase of resources to address violent crime surge
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney announced the creation of more programs, initiatives, and outreach efforts to address the city's problems involving violence.
Texas synagogue standoff hits close to home for Montco rabbi
The terrifying scene that unfolded this weekend at a synagogue in Texas hit very close to home for a local faith leader.
Woman found dead in Bucks County park may have been killed in Philadelphia, DA says
"The evidence at least points to her being murdered not in the park but rather in a location in Philadelphia," said Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub.
Supply chain issues continue across Delaware Valley
From staffing shortages, to factory closures, congestion at ports, and rising consumer demand, experts say the ongoing issues are not over yet.
What we know about the fire in Philadelphia's Fairmount section that killed 8 children, 4 adults
There are still many unanswered questions about the Fairmount fire, the deadliest in the city in more than 100 years. Here's what we know so far.
8 children among at least 12 dead after duplex fire in Fairmount section of Philadelphia
Investigators are looking into the possibility the blaze might have been sparked by a Christmas tree fire, sources say.
Heavy snow, coastal flooding, high winds hit towns along Jersey shore
The first winter storm of the season really packed a punch along the Jersey shore.
NYE fireworks will return along the Delaware River as COVID-19 pandemic lingers
The fireworks shows along the Delaware River will return this New Year's Eve. In Philadelphia, the Independence Seaport Museum offers a great view of the fireworks.
Several school districts report sharp increase in new COVID cases among students and faculty
School district officials are recommending parents get their children tested over the holidays.
Thieves make away with cash, valuables from unlocked vehicles in Upper Chichester Township
Police in Upper Chichester, Delaware County, are searching for suspects behind a string of overnight car break-ins.