Frank Mallicoat

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Frank Mallicoat joined KPIX 5 on February 9th, 2011 as co-anchor of the KPIX 5 Eyewitness News Early Edition, and can be seen weekday mornings from 4:30 -7am, and KPIX 5 Eyewitness News at Noon.

Triple Emmy winner Mallicoat returns home to the Bay Area after graduating from the University of California, Berkeley in 1981. He began his broadcasting career as the Sports Director at KIEM-TV in Eureka in 1985 before moving on to WMUR-TV in New Hampshire in 1986.

Five years later he headed to Boston as Weekend Sports Anchor at WLVI.

In 1997 it was off to WJBK-TV in Detroit to become their Sports Director where he hosted shows for the Detroit Lions games, Detroit Redwings playoff games during their Stanley Cup year, and also covered the University of Michigan during their NCAA National Title run.

In 1998 he returned to WLVI-TV as sports director and covered the New England Patriots, Boston Celtics, Boston Bruins, and Boston Red Sox. In 2001 he became their Morning Anchor before taking over their lead anchor job in 2004. In 2007 he jumped to Fox 25 in Boston as their Weekend Anchor and Reporter.

Mallicoat won Emmys in 2000 for “Best Sports Segment” and in 2006 in the “Sports One Time Special” category for his hosting of “The Head of the Charles Regatta,” and best light feature for “Your Carbon Footprint-How Much Trash Do We Produce in a Week” in 2007.

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