Cate Cauguiran

cate cauguiran bio head Cate CauguiranCate Cauguiran (pronounced Co-GEAR-an) is a reporter for CBS Eyewitness News Early Edition. She joins the team selected as part of CBS Network’s News Development Program.

You can find her bright and early bringing you the top national and international stories in “Your World” on Eyewitness News This Morning. On KPIX 5 Eye Witness News at Noon, Cate is back out in the field tackling the latest stories in the Bay Area.

She joins KPIX 5 from Medford, Oregon where she was morning anchor, producer and multimedia journalist for KTVL News 10. In the news trenches of Southern Oregon, Cate did it all – write, shoot and edit.

Cate graduated from the University of Southern California with her B.A. in Broadcast Journalism and International Relations, with a focus in foreign policy analysis and culture, gender and global civil society in 2008. She returned to her alma mater to get her master’s degree in Communication Management from the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism in 2010.

Cate started her journalism career interning for CBS Los Angeles/KCAL, NBC Nightly News and working at her college station, Annenberg TV News.

She is what they call a “third culture kid.” She is Filipina and a military brat who grew up on U.S. military bases overseas in Japan. When she’s not in the newsroom, she is out and about exploring the food, culture, music and outdoors of the Bay Area with her pup, Cooper.

Cate would love to connect with you on your stories and day-to-day.

Connect with Cate on Twitter at @CateCauguiran.

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Taco Bell. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

High School Brawls Force Antioch Taco Bell To Close Dining Room In Afternoon

A Taco Bell restaurant in Antioch has started closing its dining room in the afternoons after managers say it has become a magnet for high school students after class, and fights have been breaking out.

09/17/2014

La Taqueria in San Francisco, California (La Taqueria)

After Winning Nation’s Best Burrito Award, San Francisco’s La Taqueria Inundated By Diners

Customers have bombarded a Bay Area taqueria, ever since the restaurant bested tens of thousands of other eateries in a national contest.

09/17/2014

Facebook

Facebook Cracking Down On Fake Names On User Profiles

Facebook is cracking down on people using fake names in their profiles, and that’s not sitting well with some of San Francisco’s drag queens and transgender performers.

09/11/2014

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Family Finds Horse Dead From Apparent Heart Attack After Napa Quake Plus Another Shocking Discovery

As far as reports go, no one died during the Napa earthquake, but the Allendorf family says they lost someone dear to them: Donald the horse.

09/04/2014

Uber Vehicle

Lyft Drivers ‘Screwed Over’ By Feud Between Ridesharing Companies

“Oh it’s been a blood feud,” one driver, who wished to remain anonymous told KPIX 5.

08/26/2014

A "Burning Man" participant holds up his arms as the wooden man effigy is burned at the conclusion of the week-long "Burning Man Festival" 06 September in the Black Rock Desert in the northwestern part of the state of Nevada. More than 15,000 people congregated at this man-made town in the desert to celebrate radical, creative self-expression.  AFP PHOTO   Mike NELSON/mn (MIKE NELSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Freak Rainstorm Drenches Start Of Burning Man, Thousands Turned Away

Day one of Burning Man in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert has turned into a bummer. A freak rainstorm has drenched the festival, forcing organizers to cancel events and lock out thousands of campers because of flooding and mud.

08/26/2014

People check out Samsung's new Galaxy S4 during its unveiling on March 14, 2013 at Radio City Music Hall in New York.  The slim, feature-rich Galaxy S4 was introduced as Samsung's  new champion in the fiercely competitive smartphone arena, scheduled to roll out in 155 countries in late April.     (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Mom Develops App That Locks Phone If Kids Ignore Texts

A Texas mother tired of her child not responding to her text messages has created an app that would allow parents to lock their kid’s phone if their calls are ignored.

08/18/2014

A happy participant in the "Ice Bucket Challenge" (CBS)

‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Helping Raise Awareness For ALS

A cool social media video challenge is raising lots of money to help fight ALS.

08/13/2014

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#Fatkini Photo Trend Aims To Empower Plus-Size Women

You may have seen the selfies on Facebook or Instagram: women wearing swimsuits with the hashtag #fatkini. The social media movement isn’t more online shaming, but instead a push for empowerment.

08/12/2014

A United Airlines plane comes in for a landing. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

United Airlines Forgets To Fill In Blanks In Apology Note That Goes Viral

An apology letter from United Airlines to a customer who complained is drawing blanks, after the airline forgets to fill in a few key blanks of its own.

08/06/2014

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