Betty Yu

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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Palo Alto fire truck. (CBS)

Palo Alto Police, Firefighters Get Raises To Deal With High Housing Prices

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13-year-old Nikki Hussein said she was bullied for being Muslim by a classmate at Cesar Chavez Middle School in Hayward. (CBS)

Hayward Muslim Teen Says Classmate Bullied Her For Wearing Hijab

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03/24/2016

Burgers and fries being served at an In-N-Out Burger. (CBS)

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03/02/2016

Mayor Lisa Gillmor

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02/17/2016

Leslie Ann Jones (CBS)

Bay Area Woman Supervising Grammys House Mix Wins Her Own Award

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Marin County Sheriff's Deputies will be expanding their search area to try and gather evidence after a 67-year-old man was found shot to death on a Fairfax trail with his hand still holding dog's leash. (Cate Cauguiran/CBS SF) Scene where a 67-year-old man was found shot to death on a Fairfax trail with his hand still holding dog's leash. (Cate Cauguiran/ Marin County Sheriff's Deputies will be expanding their search area to try and gather evidence after a 67-year-old man was found shot to death on a Fairfax trail with his hand still holding dog's leash. (Cate Cauguiran/CBS SF)

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Goapele

Oakland-Born R&B Vocalist Goapele Set To Shine On City Stage

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02/05/2016

Snoop Dog

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Singer Alicia Keys

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(Santa Clara Vector Control)

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