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Anne Makovec

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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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San Quentin execution chamber

Debate: Proposition 34 Will Determine Fate Of Death Penalty In California

On CBS 5, Natasha Minsker and Stephen Wagstaffe argued the case for and against Prop. 34, which would repeal the death penalty in California.


Prison Inmates

State Three Strikes Law Faces New Challenge In Proposition 36

California’s “three strikes” law is 18 years old and is again the subject of heated debate.


Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

Refinery Probe Focuses On Corrosion In Old Pipe

Federal investigators probing the cause of a massive Chevron oil refinery fire in Northern California are focusing on possible corrosion in a decades-old pipe the company inspected late last year.


Josh Lucas Talks About His New Film 'Red Dog'

Josh Lucas Talks About His New Film ‘Red Dog’

Josh Lucas talks about his new film “Red Dog” with Anne Makovec. “Red Dog” will be available on VOD on August 14 and on DVD on September 4…


Occupy The Farm, Gill Tract, Berkeley, Albany

Albany: Occupy The Farm Protesters Return For Peaceful Harvest

A group of more than 50 activists returned Saturday to a plot of agricultural land in Albany that’s owned by the University of California at Berkeley to harvest crops.


Pride Parade Grand Marshal Carmen Carrera Talks With Anne Makovec

Pride Parade Grand Marshal Carmen Carrera Talks With Anne Makovec

Celebrity Grand Marshal of the San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade, Carmen Carrera, talks about her experiences concerning issues of gender identity…


'Wondla' Author Tony Di Terlizzi Discusses New Picture Book

‘Wondla’ Author Tony Di Terlizzi Discusses New Picture Book

Picture book author Tony Di Terlizzi joins Anne Makovec to discuss his new novel ‘A Hero For Wondla’


Wayne Brady (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for UNICEF)

Wayne Brady Talks Comedy, Singing & Making Deals

Let’s Make A Deal’s Host Wayne Brady joins Anne Makovec to discuss hosting “Let’s Make A Deal,” Grammy Awards and his comedy shows…


A cannonball from a "Mythbusters" experiment went through this home on Cassata Place in Dublin on December 6, 2011. (CBS)

Dublin Neighbors Face Off With Mythbusters Over Cannonball Blast

The entire cast of the hit TV show Mythbusters got an earful from Dublin residents at a meeting about a recent accident that sent a cannonball crashing through the neighborhood.


(Photo: AP Images)

Cleanup Begins After Santa Cruz Tsunami Surge; Damage Estimated At $17M

The damage from Friday’s Tsunami surge in Santa Cruz’ waters are estimated at more than $17 million.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/12/2011