Elizabeth Cook

ELIZABETH COOK

Elizabeth Cook is co-anchor for KPIX 5 News at 5:00pm and 11:00pm. 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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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 of sponsoring organization.


 

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Bay Area Parents Hiring Baby Sleep Coaches To Stop The Crying

Virtually any new mom and dad would tell you the sound of their baby crying is a nerve-wracking experience. Now, a growing number of new parents are hiring “baby sleep consultants.”

05/12/2016

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Device Could Be Key To Solving Parkinson’s Disease Puzzle

Solving one of the most puzzling problems of Parkinson’s disease could come down to a device that looks very much like a smart watch.

04/25/2016

A man holds his child at the increasingly overwhelmed Moria camp on the island of Lesbos on October 23, 2015 in Mitilini, Greece. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

East Bay Group Gives Aid To Syrian Refugees In Greece

A recent report from the International Organization for Migration says more than 100,000 migrants and refugees have arrived in Greece already this year.

02/26/2016

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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.

08/12/2015

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.

07/29/2015

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.

07/08/2015

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.

06/10/2015

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.

05/27/2015

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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?

05/16/2015

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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.

05/14/2015

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