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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With Heavy Hearts, ‘Dreamers’ Watched Trump’s First State Of The Union Address

Many Dreamers watched President Trump’s State of the Union address on TV while some were there in person.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/30/2018


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

More than 90 percent of Grammy nominees since 2013 have been men. But among the 10 percent is an artist with deep Bay Area ties.


Letter Allegedly Written By 1962 Alcatraz Island Escapee Surfaces

John and Clarence Anglin and Frank Morris disappeared from Alcatraz Island in 1962 and have never been found. But now a letter has surfaced.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/22/2018

1440 Multiversity Retreat In The Santa Cruz Mountains Aims For Introspection

1440 Multiversity is part of a growing number of retreats giving the tech-dependent a space to learn how to find balance in their lives.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/09/2018

Recreational Marijuana Comes To California With A Cloud Of Uncertainty

Californians voted yes, but now the feds are saying no to marijuana.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/04/2018

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Virtual Digital Riches Minted Inside San Francisco’s ‘Crypto Castle’

The future of virtual money – cryptocurrency – is the real life focus of of a handful of entrepreneurs who live and work out of a three-story home in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood.


Bay Area Firm Targets Food Allergies By Introducing Allergens To Infants

A new approach to protecting children from developing food allergies involves introducing infants to the most common allergens.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/08/2017

Marin Mom Says Smoking Marijuana Makes Her A Better Parent

You could call it mother’s little helper. A new survey found that 20 percent of parents use pot. Emma Cunningham is one of them.


Women In Tech Face Challenges Of Maternal Bias

Silicon Valley has a well-documented gender discrimination problem, but more female entrepreneurs are coming forward saying they’ve been victims of “momism” or maternal bias.


Executive Jet Maker Launches Smart Plane, Plans For Silicon Valley Market

Aerospace conglomerate Embraer is banking on Silicon Valley business with the rollout of a new luxury jet and the opening of a Bay Area innovation office.




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