Juliette Goodrich

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Emmy award winning reporter and Bay Area native Juliette Goodrich joined KPIX 5 in 1997 and has performed a variety of anchoring and reporting assignments during her time with the station.

Juliette graduated from U.C. Davis with a degree in Communications and was awarded the Kelly Broadcasting Scholarship her senior year.  She started her broadcasting career reporting for Channel 30 in her hometown of Pleasanton during the early 90s and gained additional local and national experience reporting and anchoring for news stations in the Redding, Chico and Sacramento television markets.

Juliette has covered a wide variety of local and national stories.   At KPIX 5 Juliette added to her list of accomplishments with Emmy Nominations in “Breaking News” for her exclusive coverage of fugitive James Nivette’s capture in France and her exclusive coverage of the Bay Bridge shooting incident.

In 2004, Juliette was awarded the APTRA “Excellence in Spot News Coverage” for her reports on the anchor desk during the Oakland Super Bowl Riots. In 2005, she was named Reporter of the Year by The Women of Radio and Television Association. In 2006, Juliette received an Emmy for Best Anchor and in 2007,  she was awarded another Emmy for Best Newscast for the 5pm news on KPIX 5.

In 2008 Juliette received another Emmy for Best Anchor.  In 2009 Juliette received an Emmy for best Daytime Newscast for the noon show she anchors weekdays.

In 2012 she was awarded a Nor Cal RTNDA award for her multi-part series: “Hunger Challenge…Living on Food Stamp Budget for a Week.”

In 2014  Juliette received her fifth Emmy for her team coverage on Batkid.

Juliette was inspired to write a children’s book after she emceed the 100th birthday celebration of the Centennial Light. It is the world’s longest burning lightbulb.  It is located at Fire Station 6 in Livermore, California.  The book is called “The Little Light Shines Bright.”   Proceeds from the book benefit local reading and writing programs. You can learn more about the lightbulb and see what it looks like from a bulbcam operating 24 hours a day at www.centennialbulb.org.  Juliette has also written four other children’s books with proceeds going to local reading programs.  She has written “The Train of Lights, ”   “I’m Special because I Smile”, (inspired by her work with Special Olympics),  and “Paws Goes to the Library.”

Juliette is involved in many community organizations including the Alisa Ann Ruch Annual Burn Relay to support burn survivors in the Bay area, the Northern California Special Olympics and the American Red Cross. She has also competed in several triathlons for the See Jane Run Breast Cancer Fund. Juliette and her husband live in the East Bay with their three children.  Juliette and her three children trained for three years together to earn their  Black Belts in Tae Kwon Do.  They continue to train for their second degree.

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Christopher Reeves, a salesperson at Lehmer's Buick GMC in Concord, said he was kidnapped during a test drive on July 27, 2015. (CBS)

Concord Car Salesman Recalls Wild Test Drive By Accused Kidnapper

An East Bay car salesman is shaken up after he went on the ride of his life. He said a customer who was looking for a van commandeered the vehicle during a test drive and kidnapped him.

07/28/2015

Matthew Muller (Alameda County Sheriff's Office)

Suspect In Bizarre Vallejo Kidnapping Talks To KPIX 5 In Jailhouse Interview

In a jailhouse interview with KPIX 5, Harvard-educated attorney and former Marine Matthew Muller didn’t deny allegations he’s the mastermind behind the kidnapping of Denise Huskins, a bizarre case police initially called a hoax.

07/17/2015

Christy and Haseeb Amireh, with their infant son, Grayson. (CBS)

Bay Area Couple Stranded In Mexico Over Surrogacy Snafu Can Finally Go Home With Son

One-month-old Grayson may not appreciate the journey yet, until his parents Christy and Haseeb Amireh tell him one day.

05/08/2015

Christy and Haseeb Amireh with their newborn son, Grayson. (Family photo)

San Jose Couple Stuck In Mexico After Surrogate Gives Birth To Son

Trapped in Mexico for weeks, a San Jose family said the government won’t let them bring their new baby home.

05/07/2015

420 MD medical marijuana clinic. (CBS)

Bay Area Medical Marijuana Clinics Allegedly Run By Organized Criminal Enterprise Still Running

Seven suspects, including two doctors, have been charged so far. Despite the serious criminal allegations, we found the operation hasn’t slowed down.

03/17/2015

420 MD medical marijuana clinic. (CBS)

Prosecutors Allege Organized Crime Running Chain Of Northern California Medical Marijuana Clinics

The alleged owner of a chain of medical marijuana clinics faces criminal charges in one of the first cases of its kind in the state. Prosecutors said it’s a criminal enterprise, a prescription mill generating millions of dollars, with most of the money laundered and sent overseas.

02/12/2015

Scarves with #CamilleStrong printed to support a Dublin cancer patient. (CBS)

What Would You Do If You Found An Abandoned Package?

Two Oakland women chose to do the right thing by returning an abandoned package they found near train tracks that contained scarves made in support of a teenage cancer patient in Dublin.

12/04/2014

Video showing Sonoma County deputies repeatedly hitting and using a stun gun on Esa Wroth, who was arrested on suspicion of DUI in January 2014. (CBS)

Video Shows Sonoma County DUI Suspect Being Roughed Up By Deputies, Taken To Hospital

A man is accusing the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office of brutality after he said he was seriously beaten by deputies in an incident caught on video.

11/20/2014

KPIX 5 reporter Juliette Goodrich took this photo of a car that plowed into Los Pericos restaurant in Dublin on October 23, 2014. (CBS)

Mustang Smashes Into Dublin Mexican Restaurant, 6 Patrons And Driver Hurt

A car crashed into a Mexican restaurant in Dublin while people were having dinner Thursday evening, injuring six patrons inside along with the driver.

10/23/2014

Football helmets used by high school teams (KPIX)

Newer, Better High School Football Helmets Still No Guarantee Against Brain Injuries

“If you move from a one-star helmet to some of the better four and five star helmets, you cut your concussion rate in half.” KPIX 5’s comprehensive database reveals which helmets schools are using, and why some may be putting some students at greater risk of brain injuries.

10/02/2014

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