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Ann Notarangelo

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Ann Notarangelo is an award-winning journalist and is KPIX 5’s Eyewitness News Weekend Edition anchor. A native of Contra Costa County, Ann joined KPIX 5 in February 2001. She covers Contra Costa County and the Tri-Valley.

Ann has served as anchor for all of KPIX 5’s newscasts and was at the anchor desk the morning of September 11th, bringing viewers the first reports of the terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania. She followed this with field reports about the tragedy’s impact on the Bay Area.

Ann joined KPIX 5 from KFSN in Fresno, where she was Weekend Anchor/Political Reporter. She also worked for ABC News covering stories for a national audience: the El Nino and Yosemite Floods, Southern California wildfires, John Denver’s fatal plane crash and the Yosemite Tourist Murders. As a political beat reporter, Ann uncovered fraud in Fresno’s Parks Department and also investigated the City Council’s use of a questionable slush fund. Both stories led to changes in the way the city operates.

Prior to that, Ann worked as a Reporter and Anchor for WJRT-TV, Flint, Michigan, covering the automotive beat – the region’s most vital industry. While there, she created a popular weekly series, featuring positive children’s stories.

She began her career at CNN, Washington, D.C. as a Producer. During this time, she covered the inaugurations and administrations of Presidents George Bush and Bill Clinton, Washington politics, the Gulf War and the fall of the Soviet Union, East Germany and Czechoslovakia. Ann was soon promoted to be Producer of “Inside Politics” with Bernard Shaw and “PrimeNews”, a national nightly newscast.

Ann has received numerous awards for her work including, an Emmy, several Emmy nominations, two Northern California RTNDA Awards and the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Merit Award.   She was also selected as Diablo Magazine’s Best of the East Bay — Reporter. Ann spends much of her off-air time volunteering with various non-profit organizations, such as Community Violence Solutions, Shelter, Inc., the Contra Costa County Women’s Commission and Boy Scouts of America. She also emcees Concord’s Moms’ Day in the Park, Dads’ Day in the Park and the city’s Fourth of July parade.

Ann graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from UCLA. She and her husband (a news photographer at CBS5) live in Contra Costa County with their two daughters. They spend much of their time, pushing their girls on swings; enjoying playgrounds and parks; live, local music; farmer’s markets and the abundance of activities the Bay Area has to offer.

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