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.
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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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.
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.
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.
How do you know you’re getting freshly picked produce from a local farm, and not from Central America?
A debate over trail use is raging in Marin County, with cyclists and hikers butting heads over rights-of-way.
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.
Doctors say there’s a new drug that shows remarkable success in lowering cholesterol, when nothing else works.
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.
Some San Francisco kids are taking to the stage under the direction of this week’s Jefferson Award winner, learning all about teamwork, communication, and presentation while they have a whole lot of fun.
Parents turn grief into giving, helping music in the schools, organ donation, and the poor from Oakland to Angola.