Ann Notarangelo

ann notorangelo bio head Ann Notarangelo

Ann Notarangelo is an award-winning journalist and is KPIX 5’s 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.

E-mail Ann

Visit Ann’s Facebook Page

To schedule an appearance for KPIX 5 on-air reporters/anchors, please contact Akilah Monifa, Director of Communications and Public Affairs. Please provide the date, time, location of the event, number of attendees expected, and name of sponsoring organization.

Seal of the City of Dublin. (CBS)

‘The New American Backyard’: Dublin Spends $136,000 For Branding Campaign, New City Slogan

Only three decades old, Dublin is the third fastest growing city in California and city leaders wanted to give it a brand. They spent a lot of money to come up with the slogan, “The New American Backyard.”


Jody Miranda (left), Teri Lineker (center) work side-by-side at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek. (CBS)

Walnut Creek Woman Set For Life-Saving Kidney Donation From Longtime Friend, Co-Worker

A Walnut Creek woman who learned she had the same kidney disease that killed her grandfather, mother and uncle is getting a live-saving transplant from someone near to her, literally and figuratively.


Thomas Woodrow "Woody" Price

Arrest Of Ross School’s Former Principal Shocks Small Town

The former principal of an exclusive private school in Marin County was released on bail after being arrested Friday when he was allegedly found in a hotel room with an unconscious woman and drugs.


A so-called "zombie home" in Richmond. (CBS)

Richmond Seeks Socially Conscious Investors In Plan To Flip Neglected Homes

Richmond hopes a one-of-a-kind plan will fix struggling neighborhoods. The program teams up with nonprofits, contractors and socially-conscious investors to buy and flip neglected homes.


Wildfire destroying a structure in the town of Weed in Siskiyou County. (CBS)

State Coordinating Response To Battle Massive Wildfires Throughout California

Officials with the California Office of Emergency Services near Sacramento are making sure local communities have all the resources they need to fight these fires, from staffing, to tankers, to shelters.


One Concord business owner was turned in after sprinklers leaked for a couple of weeks when the Contra Costa Water District got a complaint. (Source:

Water Wasters Ratted Out In Concord

Water wasters in Concord are being ratted out by neighbors in the midst of California’s severe drought.


A firefighter quickly unravels hose during a wildfire May 14, 2014 in San Marcos, California. About 500 acres have burned in the San Marcos blaze, fueled by record heat, high winds and dry conditions. At least four other fires advanced in nearby communities. (Photo by Bill Wechter/Getty Images)

Firefighters Already Having Busy Summer In Drought-Stricken Northern California

Two major wildfires in Northern California are among those already taxing fire crews in the state not even one month into summer.


Development in Newark where more than 160 houses and townhomes will be built. (CBS)

New Homes Coming To Newark, Developers Paying Millions In Fees Instead Of Building Affordable Units

Empty lots will soon turn into Newark’s first new housing in years. But most people will be priced out, and city leaders may prefer it that way.


Inmates at Chino State Prison

Concord Police Chief: Prison Realignment Linked To Increase In Crime

An East Bay police chief says he believes there is a connection between California’s prison realignment policy and an increase in crime in his city.


Young Farmer

New Generation Of Farmers Finds Purpose, Satisfaction Going Back To The Land

Young people are drawn to big cities and the latest technology these days but, here in the Bay Area, a new generation of farmers is working the land on the urban edge.




Guide To The Holidays
Shine A Light On The Holiday Season With ‘Giving Tuesday’

Listen Live