Christin Ayers is a general assignment reporter for KPIX 5 News.
Ayers is excited to return to Northern California, where she was born and raised. Ayers grew up in Sacramento and trained to be a journalist in the Bay Area.
She received her bachelor’s degree from Sarah Lawrence College in New York and her master’s in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley.
Ayers also studied literature and media at Oxford University in England.
Her journalism career began in Missoula, Montana, where she covered everything from blizzards to wildfires, and won a number of awards and honors, including a regional Edward R. Murrow award and Montana Broadcaster of the Year.
Most recently, Christin worked in Denver, Colorado, covering stories like the Democratic National Convention and the bizarre Balloon Boy saga. Her work on exposing use of a designer drug called K2 led to the introduction of legislation banning the substance in Colorado.
Christin’s most memorable interview was with President Barack Obama during Montana’s presidential primary. When she is not working, Christin loves traveling, trying new restaurants and hanging out with her cat Angel, her Jack Russell Terrier Oliver and her mom, sisters and little brother Dennis.
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The ex-wife of the gunman who held people hostage in a Sydney, Australia restaurant for 16 hours this week sought refuge in the Bay Area from her abusive ex-husband before she was killed, the woman’s relatives told KPIX 5.
Confessions are trending on social media Thursday night as users share crimes they say they were given just a slap on the wrist because of their race.
Black Parents In Oakland, Across U.S. Giving Their Sons ‘The Talk’ So They Won’t End Up Like Eric Garner
Even New York City mayor Bill de Blasio confessed that he has had with his own son Dante, who is half black.
For months, it was nothing more than a drawing, a mockup of a 20-foot tall bright blue obelisk. Oakland’s Temescal Telegraph Business Improvement District planned to put up the obelisk to welcome people to the neighborhood.
City officials in Pleasanton want a 30-foot tall Frosty the Snowman at a Christmas tree lot removed. The owner of the lot said Frosty has been entertaining his customers for decades.
A bizarre animal rescue unlike animal control officers had ever seen in the East Bay hills was caught on camera when two bucks were found with their antlers tangled together with rope and wires.
Business owners in Oakland prepped their storefronts in anticipation of protests over an expected grand jury decision on the police shooting of an unarmed man in Ferguson Missouri.
Officials in Richmond are making a new push to stop trains carrying cargo that they say is a disaster waiting to happen.
It’s called a Stingray: A cellphone surveillance device so top secret, law enforcement agencies don’t even like to admit they have it. But KPIX 5 has confirmed Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose police are using Stingrays to track suspects.
As Bay Area tech giants offer women incentives to freeze their eggs, a fertility doctor known as “The Egg Whisperer” is holding a series of talks across the Bay Area for women who are interested.