Ken Rudulph anchors the CBS13 News at 5 am and 6 am, and Good Day Sacramento at 7 am, 8 am, and 9 am.

13 Questions With… Ken Rudulph

  1. Where did you grow up? I was born in Pocket and grew up in Rancho Cordova (Lancer for life!)
  2. What is your ideal scenario for a day off? Day off scenario is no day off. I would be playing some sport with my son, or coaching him and his friends and playing video games after that.
  3. How did you decide to be a reporter/anchor? I decided to be a journalist during my sophomore year in college as I was watching SportsCenter on ESPN right there on my couch I decided to be a sports journalist.
  4. Where is your favorite local place to eat? My favorite local places to eat are Riverside Clubhouse, Burgers & Brew and Mikuni’s.
  5. Do you have any pets? We have our first family dog her name is Magic Love Rudulph. She is a German Shepherd and we believe Belgian Malinois mix.   We rescued her from Bradshaw Animal Shelter at 4 months old, she is almost a year old now.
  6. What is your favorite social media platform? I love engaging on Twitter @gooddaykenr. It’s quick and relatively easy.
  7. If you didn’t work in TV news what would you be doing? If I did not work in TV News I would be in a van  a bus, or an RV touring the country, playing music with my band.
  8. What is your favorite season? FALL
  9. Who is the fellow reporter/anchor you text the most? The co-worker I text the most is Courtney Dempsey, and it is always something stupid and silly. We like to laugh.
  10. When do you wake up on a workday? Weekend? On weekdays I wake up at 2:50 am. On weekends I wake up at 7:30 am…so luxurious.
  11. Why do you love Northern California? I love Northern California because it has EVERYTHING, and it seems to be easier to raise a family here.
  12. Where was your best vacation ever? Best vacation ever was in Kauai for 2 weeks.
  13. Favorite sport to watch in person? On TV? I love watching all sports in person or on TV. I love sports. Did I mention that I love sports? My teams are The Kings (duh?) The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and The Tampa Bay Buccaneers.


  1. Favorite TV show? Movie? My favorite TV show will always be “Dexter”. My favorite movie will always be “Coming To America”.

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