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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Person Of Interest Sought In San Francisco Uber Driver’s Disappearance

Police are seeking San Francisco resident Bob Tang, a person of interest in the disappearance of Uber driver Piseth Chhay, of San Francisco.

CBS San Francisco–05/24/2017

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Migrating Whales Putting On Show Off The Coast

The migration of whales up the California coast is in full swing and nowhere is this more evident than in the waters of Monterey Bay.


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California Teachers Struggle As School Administrators Get Generous Pensions

As California public schools face layoffs and budget cuts, some school administrators are retiring with huge pensions.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/23/2017

Generation Of Social Robots Being Created In The Bay Area

A Bay Area facility is churning out social robots.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/16/2017

10 San Jose Unified Schools Affected By Norovirus

Ten schools in the San Jose Unified School District have reported being impacted by the norovirus.

CBS San Francisco–05/16/2017

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Bay Area House Hunters Face Bidding Wars

The dilemma Natalia Melendez and John Uphoff are facing is foreign to most Americans.


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Oscar-Winner Helen Mirren Talks About Filming At Winchester House

A spotlight is shining on one of the South Bay’s most mysterious landmarks with the production of a movie featuring an Academy Award winning actress set at the Winchester House.


Marijuana Use Growing Among Bay Area Women

Ever since Californians voted to legalize marijuana, more people are embracing it – especially women.


Legendary Surfer Jailed In Santa Cruz Homicide Case

The man arrested for murder over the weekend, Kevin Reed, is also known as the first to conquer aerials in the surfing world back in the 1970s.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/02/2017

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.




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