Courtney Friel Ex-Husband Carter Evans is Dating another KTLA-TV Anchor! Full Details!

News by Saburo Published on 11 Jul,2017 Updated on 11 Feb,2018

It is difficult to maintain a friendly relationship with a former partner after a breakup. Well, not for Journalist Carter Evans and Courtney Friel. Evans and Friel who got a divorce in 2016 after over 10 years of marriage are still good friends.

Journalist Carter currently works as Los Angeles-based correspondent for CBS News. Did he overcome his 10 years of marriage and find a new love? What is his current relationship status? Let's find out.

Divorced Carter Evans Has a New Girlfriend? Or he is single?

Carter Evans dating Lauren Lyster who is a reporter for KTLA-TV. The couple is dating for about two years now.  He was previously married to Courtney Friel who is also a news anchor for KTLA-TV in Los Angeles. However, the couple got divorced in 2016. 

                                                                              Lauren Lyster 

Evans has managed to keep his personal life under wraps. However, 37 years old Friel shared a picture of her with Carter Evans and Lauren Lyster on her Instagram post in March.


A post shared by Courtney Friel (@courtneyfriel) on Mar 10, 2017 at 2:17pm PST

Carter Evans' ex-wife and current girlfriend both work as a reporter for KTLA-TV in Los Angeles and looks like these two are comfortable working with each other and sharing a friendly relationship.

Addressing the issue, Friel even tweeted:

Friel shut everyone who thought she and her ex-husband Evans' new girlfriend Lauren Lyster being together at KTLA was going to cause drama.

Carter Evans and His Ex-wife Courtney Friel

Evas and his former wife first met in in San Diego at KNSD-TV, the NBC affiliate. After dating for some time the former couple got married in May 2005.

Courtney Friel and Carter Evans

Courtney Friel and Carter Evans

The couple has two kids together. Their first son, Cash Hudson Evans was born 1 January 2011 and their second child is a daughter, Cameron Kaiulani Evans who was born on April 6, 2012.

The good only thing about the massive water main break in LA? My wife,@courtneyfriel & I got to work the same story!

— Carter Evans (@carterevans) July 31, 2014

They also worked on same story several times, and Evans shared the pictures on her Twitter.


A post shared by Courtney Friel (@courtneyfriel) on Mar 30, 2016 at 4:34pm PDT

But their relationship didn’t last for more than 10 years, the couple got a divorce in 2016. The reason behind their divorce is still unknown. But observing the Instagram post shared by Friel and their current status as friends, it's safe to assume the divorce was amicable. 

Quick Facts about Carter Evans

  • Carter Evans started his career as a freelance reporter for the CBS affiliate KGMB in 1995.
  • He is working as Los Angeles-based correspondent for CBS News since February  2013.
  • After about 20 years of journalism experience, he joined CBS News.
  • Evans scored worldwide popularity for his report in a police shootout with a suspected killer and Christopher Dorner who is former LAPD officer in February 2013.
  • He used to work as a business correspondent for CNN Newsource and freelance correspondent for CBS Newspath.
  • He has also worked for KCBS/KCAL.