Christin Ayers


Christin Ayers is a general assignment reporter for KPIX-5 and the host of the public affairs program “Black Renaissance.”

She is a fifth-generation Californian. Christin earned her Bachelor’s degree from Sarah Lawrence College in New York and her Masters from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.

She also studied literature and media at Oxford University in England. Christin started her journalism career in Missoula, Montana and later worked in Denver before coming back to the Bay Area.

Her most memorable interview was with Barack Obama. Christin loves reading, wine-tasting, traveling, and trying new restaurants. She and her husband live in the East Bay.


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Oakland Restaurant Owner Accused Of Child Sex Abuse Is On The Run

The owner of an Oakland restaurant is on the lam after a judge ordered him to pay $2.5 million to an alleged victim.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/08/2017

Internal Affairs Complaint Alleges Oakland Police Chief Untruthful About ICE Raid

Oakland’s police chief is accused of not telling the truth about a recent immigration raid.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/06/2017

San Francisco Health Club Bars Member After He Reports Sexual Assault

A man claims he was sexually assaulted at a San Francisco health club, which then tried to cover it up by canceling his membership after he called police.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/23/2017

BART panhandling

For Some BART Panhandlers, Begging Is Their Job

If you commute on BART, you’ve likely seen them – baby strapped to their chests, approaching riders with a cardboard sign, such as: “No job, 4 kids, please help for food.”

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–09/25/2017

California’s Tree Die-Off Gives Life To New Business

In the Sierra National Forest, there are more dead trees than live ones. And figuring out what do with them is a towering task.


UC Berkeley Prepares To Host Ultra-Conservative ‘Free Speech Week’

‘Free Speech Week’ at UC Berkeley is just days away and it’s still unclear who all will be speaking on campus.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–09/20/2017

Documentary Film ‘The Force’ Centers On Oakland Police Sex Scandal

A new documentary centers in on Oakland’s troubled police department.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–09/12/2017

Former Slave’s Dream Of Freedom Lives On In Central California Town

A former slave settled a California town where his dream of freedom would become a reality. The place still exists. It’s called Allensworth.


A Former Slave’s Dream Of Freedom Lives On In Allensworth, California

A former slave who settled a California town where his dream of freedom would become a reality. The place still exists. It’s called Allensworth.


Authorities Cracking Down On Woman Breeding Hundreds Of Exotic Birds

A Bay Area woman who’s been breeding hundreds of exotic birds in her backyard gets an ultimatum.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/27/2017


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