Betty Yu


Betty Yu joined KPIX 5 in November 2013 as a general assignment reporter. She spent two years at WTVJ, the NBC-owned station in Miami, as a reporter before moving to San Francisco.

Prior to that, she was an anchor and reporter for News 12 The Bronx and Brooklyn, a 24-hour cable news station, for four years. She covered New York City crime, politics, sports, and severe weather. In 2012, Betty was honored as anchor on the “Best Single Newscast” from the New York Press Club.

A Bay Area native, Betty graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with degrees in political science and rhetoric. She also has a Master of Science degree in journalism from Columbia University.

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Usher Plays Himself In New Movie Premiering At S.F. Film Festival

KPIX 5’s Betty Yu spoke with singer and actor Usher at the 60th annual San Francisco International Film Festival on Friday.


Hillsborough Murder Suspect Expected To Post Nearly $70M Bail

Tiffany Li, who comes from a wealthy Chinese family, is expected to post almost $70 million worth of property and cash to post bail.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/05/2017

Parents Protest Graphic Sex Ed Curriculum Changes In Cupertino Schools

Plans for updated sex education curriculum at a South Bay school district had parents protesting at local board meeting Tuesday night before the board voted to not implement the changes.


Man Dies After Confronting Ex-Wife With Gun In Redwood City

A man who allegedly showed up to his ex-wife’s workplace with a gun died Tuesday afternoon in Redwood City after a brief pursuit with police.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/21/2017

Blind Dog Rescued In Santa Cruz Mountains After A Week Missing

A blind dog that was lost in the Santa Cruz Mountains was missing for more than a week before someone found her.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/06/2017

Toyota Sees 3-Wheeled Electric Vehicle In Bay Area’s Future

The i-Road is a cross between a car and a motorcycle. And a definite head turner.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/03/2017

Uber CEO Apologizes For Disrespectful Interaction With Uber Driver

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick was caught on video swearing and being rude to his Uber driver.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/28/2017

TYLER,TX - SEPTEMBER 11: Monolingual Hispanic students raise their hands to answer a question during a class taught in Spanish at Birdwell Elementary School September 11, 2003 in Tyler, Texas. The first grade students spend half their school day learning reading, writing, and arithmetic in Spanish and the other half learning them in English. Birdwell, a school of 600 students, 60 percent of them Hispanic with a significant portion of them Spanish speakers, requires a dual-language curriculum for it?s kindergarten and first graders. (Photo by Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images)

California School Administrators Still Pension Spiking, Despite Pension Reforms

California’s schools may be cash strapped, but many school administrators are still retiring on easy street.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/28/2017

East Palo Alton Homeless KPIX

Reading, Writing And Homeless In Silicon Valley School District

Amid the staggering affluence of the Silicon Valley sits the Ravenswood City School District where a third of its students are homeless.

CBS San Francisco–02/14/2017

Chariot Ride-Share Van

Chariot Ride-Hailing Service Featured In Ford’s Super Bowl Ad, Future Tech Plans

When Ford’s 2017 Super Bowl commercial airs before kickoff this Sunday, it will feature San Francisco-based service Chariot.



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