Anne Makovec

ANNE MAKOVEC

Anne Makovec helps usher in the morning on KPIX 5 Eyewitness News both weekdays and weekends. During the week, she covers breaking news all over the Bay Area for KPIX 5 Early Edition and the news at noon. On Saturdays and Sundays, she anchors the KPIX 5 Early Edition Weekend and reports for the evening broadcasts.

Anne has been covering Northern California news as a reporter and anchor since 2004 in the Monterey Bay, Sacramento, and San Francisco Bay Area. She started her career at her hometown radio station in Wisconsin before she was even finished with high school and hasn’t stopped chasing news since.

Anne has spent much of her journalism career covering politics from the red state of Georgia to wildcard Wisconsin, and most recently, the challenged California Capitol. On Sunday mornings, Anne joins Phil Matier on the anchor desk, getting in-depth interviews with the Bay Area’s state and congressional representatives and other major news makers.

Anne lives in downtown San Francisco with two former shelter cats, Toby and Rusty.

 
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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.


 

Highway Shooting in East Bay

Highway 4 Shootings Prompt Lawmaker To Press Feds To Fund Surveillance Cameras

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier wants to get help from the Feds to install more surveillance cameras on East Bay roads to catch culprits behind highway shootings.

06/25/2016

GG Park cyclist killed/KPIX

Mayor Lee Calls Two Crashes That Killed Cyclists ‘Avoidable Tragedies’

Mayor Ed Lee spoke out Thursday about safety on San Francisco streets, a day after cyclists were killed in two fatal hit-and-run crashes.

CBS San Francisco–06/23/2016

Mario Floyd Oakland homicide suspect (Oakland Police)

Oakland Police Internal Investigation Could Impact Murder Trial

Of all the scandals plaguing the Oakland Police Department right now, it’s the investigation into a homicide detective’s alleged unlawful actions could affect the ongoing trial of a suspected killer.

06/22/2016

The planned Mission Bay Warriors Arena.(Images Courtesy of MANICA Architecture.)

Legal Battle Over Warriors’ San Francisco Arena Project Heats Up

The legal battle over the proposed Warriors arena in San Francisco heated up Friday as a judge heard arguments for and against the construction of the Mission Bay complex.

06/17/2016

(CBS)

Device Uses Electric Shock To Zap Users Out Of Bad Habits

A new device promises to smash your bad habits in a shocking way – by zapping you with electricity.

05/30/2016

Gun Store Robbery San Carlos

Smash & Grab Burglars Hit Gun Store In San Carlos

Burglars smashed their way through the front facade of a gun shop in San Carlos Sunday morning.

05/22/2016

Richmond police officer funeral (CBS)

Family Offers Tearful Farewell For Slain Richmond Police Officer

Thousands of people filed into Richmond Memorial Auditorium Friday to pay their respects to a East Bay police officer who was fatally shot in his Vallejo home by the father of his grandson.

02/19/2016

(Thinkstock)

Engineers, Entrepreneurs Hoping To Re-Engineer Humans For Skill, Strength

A growing number of engineers, biohackers and entrepreneurs hope one day we’ll all be super human

02/07/2016

Artist Rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

San Jose To Bakersfield May Be First Stretch Of California High Speed Rail To Be Built

California’s high speed rail officials are now considering San Jose to Bakersfield as the first major stretch for service.

01/24/2016

Bay Area traffic

Gov. Brown Proposes $65 Vehicle Fee To Fix Crumbling Roadways

Gov. Jerry Brown has revived a proposal to help fix California’s crumbling roads and bridges with a $65 annual fee.

01/11/2016

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