Christin Ayers

CHRISTIN AYERSChristin 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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Chabot Gun Club In Castro Valley Ordered To Close

The East Bay Regional Parks District board of directors voted to close Castro Valley’s Chabot Gun Club.

03/01/2016

A Qantas Airlines magazine describes Oakland as "The Wild Side Of San Francisco." (CBS)

Backlash Over Article Describing Oakland As San Francisco’s ‘Wild Side’

An article about Oakland in a magazine for Australia’s Qantas airlines features a shot of Lake Merritt, and a headline that’s making some residents cringe.

03/01/2016

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El Cerrito Police Investigate Hate Crime

El Cerrito police are investigating a hate crime.

02/25/2016

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Residents Protest Plan For Coal Train From Utah To West Oakland

Residents lined up at Oakland City Hall Tuesday to rail against a plan to export 3 million tons of coal a year from Utah to an export terminal in West Oakland.

02/16/2016

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$9 Computer Designed In Oakland Makes Waves

Designed in Oakland, made in China, it’s a small but mighty computer with four gigs of storage, Bluetooth and WiFi, for only $9.

02/11/2016

The Jacka is celebrated on what would have been his 38th birthday. (CBS SF) The Jacka is celebrated on what would have been his 38th birthday.

Rapper The Jacka Remembered In Oakland One Year After His Murder

People gathered in East Oakland Thursday night to light candles for a rapper who spoke for the streets just one year ago.

02/04/2016

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Broken Water Main May Have Caused Damage That Led To $2M SF Home Being Demolished

A broken water main may have caused a $2 million dream home that was sliding down a hill in San Francisco’s Sherwood Forest neighborhood to be demolished.

01/31/2016

Sather Gate at University of California, Berkeley (credit: Randy Yagi)

UC Berkeley Parties, Frat Row Come Under Scrutiny

Recent months on UC Berkeley’s frat row have been chaotic and some members of the community are fed up with things getting out of control.

01/26/2016

OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 28: Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors celebrates after making a three-pointer against the Denver Nuggets in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on April 28, 2013 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Player Draymond Green Hands Out Gifts To Homeless In East Bay

Warriors Forward Draymond Green played the part of Santa Tuesday night, handing out gifts to people in need in the East Bay.

12/15/2015

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook Takes Down Page Touting ‘White Student Union’ At UC Berkeley

A Facebook page calling itself the “UC Berkeley White Student Union” has been taken down by the social network.

11/23/2015

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