Elizabeth Cook

Elizabeth Cook, KPIX 5 Anchor

Elizabeth Cook, KPIX 5 Anchor

Elizabeth Cook is co-anchor for KPIX 5 News at 5:00pm and 11:00pm and profiles Jefferson Award winners. Cook is a seven-time Emmy and two-time Edward R Murrow recipient. She is also the recipient of a Nor Cal RTNDA award in 2012.

She began her career in Palm Springs where she was a reporter, morning anchor and then the primary evening anchor for the NBC affiliate, KMIR.

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She covered various events that attracted national attention including the death of President Gerald Ford, the devastating Sawtooth Complex Fires and the deadly Black Friday Toy R Us shooting.

Elizabeth graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.

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Jirayut Latthivongskorn (CBS)

Future Doctor Helps Other Undocumented Students Plan For The Future

A San Francisco medical student is reaching out to others who want to build careers in medicine, but face the same obstacle: undocumented status.


Ronald Chase talks with students at his San Francisco studio. (CBS)

Artist Inspires Youth To Embrace Creativity And Culture

A San Francisco man is sharing his love of art with young people, and inspiring a new generation to embrace their creative sides.


Vineet Kosaraju (left) and Nikhil Cheerla. (CBS)

Teenagers Create Free Program To Teach Other Kids Computer Coding

Most high school students would rather spend their summer vacations far away from the classroom. But Jefferson Award winners Vineet Kosaraju and Nikhil Cheerla are choosing to go back to school, and this time they are the teachers.


Ray Harris helps move a new bed into a family's home. (CBS)

Castro Valley Families In Need Get Free Necessities

Castro Valley families in need have somewhere to turn for the necessities they just can’t afford: this week’s Jefferson Award winner is providing support whenever someone calls for help.


Ali Barekat at a San Jose Sunday Friends program. (CBS)

‘Sunday Friends’ Program Helps San Jose Families End Poverty

This week’s Jefferson Award winner switched from a career in technology to the world of non-profits and found his calling in helping San Jose families.


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Beware Of Produce Cheats At Farmers’ Markets — They Don’t Grow What They Sell

How do you know you’re getting freshly picked produce from a local farm, and not from Central America?


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Marin County Cyclists, Hikers Butting Heads Over Trail Use Rights

A debate over trail use is raging in Marin County, with cyclists and hikers butting heads over rights-of-way.


Bob Senz at the 2015 Dream Machines event in Half Moon Bay. (CBS)

‘Dream Machines’ Event Founder Funds Senior Center For Half Moon Bay

The tens of thousands of people who attend every year go for the fun. But for the founder of Dream Machines in Half Moon Bay, it’s always been about the good it could do.


PCSK9 Inhibitor. (CBS)

New Drug Being Tested Helps Lower Cholesterol In Hardest To Treat Patients

Doctors say there’s a new drug that shows remarkable success in lowering cholesterol, when nothing else works.


Former Pan Am stewardesses gather to remember their rescue flight from South Vietnam 40 years ago. (CBS)

Pan Am Stewardesses Recall Last Flight Out Of Vietnam, 40 Years After Fall Of Saigon

40 years ago, a heroic mission unfolded at Tan Son Nhut Air Base near Saigon, a few days before the North Vietnamese army and the Viet Cong took over South Vietnam on April 30, 1975.



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