Elizabeth Cook is co-anchor for KPIX 5 News at 5, 6, 10 (KBCW) and 11pm. 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.
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.
To schedule an appearance for KPIX 5 on-air reporters/anchors, please contact Akilah Monifa, Director of Communications and Public Affairs. Please provide the date, time, location of the event, number of attendees expected, and name and url of sponsoring organization.
It will take a monumental effort to stop the Ebola outbreak in its tracks, but scientists in the Bay Area are working on a new way to detect the virus before it can spread.
In San Francisco, dogs don’t just outnumber kids, they often are the ‘kids,’ and when couples split up, the fur often begins to fly over their pets.
A new high school using high-tech tools and programs designed for students with learning differences has opened on the Peninsula this week – a college-preparatory school for kids who might otherwise have struggled in a traditional school.
Voters in San Benito County will become the first in California to decide on a measure about fracking in November. Measure J would ban the practice, and that vote has a county divided.
Most of the squid caught in California usually travels about 12,000 miles before it hits your plate. Now, there is a movement to cut down on the distance.
A federal grand jury has indicted four officials at the Rancho Feeding Corp. slaughterhouse, alleging they slaughtered diseased cows while inspectors were on their lunch breaks and distributed the cattle.
Harley owners hand out school supplies in San Mateo; Feed the Kids day at Six Flags plus more events for your Saturday calendar.
Getting a jump on tomorrow: After spending eight years in a Chinese prison for “inciting subversion of state power,” Gao Zhisheng will finally be a free man.
An experimental serum developed by a California company may be keeping an American doctor who became infected with the Ebola virus in Africa alive.
San Francisco’s AT&T Park is getting a swanky upgrade with the addition of a private, speakeasy style social ‘Gotham Club.’