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.
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.
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.’
Getting a jump on tomorrow: “Shrimp Boy” returns to a San Francisco courtroom.
Jump On Tomorrow: President Obama In SF Tuesday, Microsoft, Apple Earnings, Soda Tax, And Chevron Refinery
Getting a jump on tomorrow, President Obama arrives in San Francisco Tuesday night, and heads to Los Altos Wednesday; the Richmond city council meets about the refinery expansion, and another city considers a soda tax.
Police officers in Oakland are now in line for an upgrade on police radios that they said are unreliable.
California Looks At Emergency Water Rules To Help Firefighting Efforts, May Impact Valuable Water Rights
The worst drought on record has turned every inch of the Golden State into a tinderbox. State water administrators are looking at emergency regulations that may help firefighting efforts. The new rules could come at a cost to those who own valuable water rights.