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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A ball pit at Mozilla headquarters. (CBS)

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An Austin, Texas shooting left Teqnika Moultrie from San Carlos dead.  (CBS)

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Off-duty Santa Clara County sheriff's deputy arrested for pulling a gun at a Jack In The Box and DUI. (YouTube video: Luber Late Nights)

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Walk A Mile fundraiser/KPIX

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CBS San Francisco–06/23/2016

BARCELONA, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 22: Founder and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg waves as he arrives for a keynote conference on the opening day of the World Mobile Congress at the Fira Gran Via Complex on February 22, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. The annual Mobile World Congress hosts some of the world's largest communications companies, with many unveiling their latest phones and wearables gadgets. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

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Dozens of cows invaded the backyard of a home in Morgan Hill on May 17, 2016. (Cheryl Aljuni)

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Oakland Police Cruiser

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Palo Alto fire truck. (CBS)

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