Walter Perez joined Channel 6 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.