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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KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/07/2018

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KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/27/2018

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A vigil was held for a 19-year-old Tracy woman found with fatal stab wounds on the side of the road in unincorporated Livermore.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/13/2018

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KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/31/2018

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KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/30/2018


Bay Area Favorite K.Flay Is Lone Woman Among Grammy Rock Nominees

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KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/09/2018


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