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.  She is currently the weekend nighttime anchor.

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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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.


Earhart Flight

Modern-Day Amelia Earhart Lands In Bay Area, Completes Namesake’s Around-The-World Journey

More than 77 years after Amelia Earhart attempted to fly around the world, a woman named after the aviation legend completed her own round-the-world flight by landing at Oakland International Airport Friday afternoon.


Chopper 5 over the "Butts Fire" in Napa County on July 1, 2014. (CBS)

Some Homeowners Rolling Dice, Deciding Not To Evacuate Homes In Napa County Wildfire Area

While evacuation orders are in effect for hundreds of homes in the potential path of the Butts fire burning in the Pope Valley area of Napa County, but not all homeowners are leaving.


The owner of pit bull-mix "Pekita" said she the lives of everyone in a burning Oakland apartment building because of her barking. (CBS SF)

Hero Dog Wakes Up Residents In Burning Oakland Apartment Building

Residents who woke up to their Oakland apartment building in flames early Wednesday morning credit the barking of a neighbor’s dog for their safe escape.


A car sits damaged after an accident in Oakland with Mayor Jean Quan. (CBS)

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Involved In Car Crash

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan was involved in a car crash Sunday after witnesses say she ran a red light while possibly talking on her cell phone.


The 'Light Rail' light sculpture would stretch the length of Market Street in Downtown San Francisco (TheLightRail.org)

‘The Bay Lights’ Creator Seeks Light Sculpture On Market Street In Downtown San Francisco

The man who helped to illuminate the Bay Bridge with a light sculpture is hoping to bring a first-of-its-kind light show that would stretch the length of Market Street in Downtown San Francisco.


Three men and a juvenile were arrested for a violent crime spree in Fremont. (Source: Fremont Police)

Teens Involved In Violent Bay Area Crime Spree Facing Tough Love From Families

Teenagers involved in a crime spree that ended with their arrests in Fremont Tuesday are facing some tough love from their families.


Los Altos Home Sold

Los Altos Family Recalls Life Before Real Estate Price Explosion

Claudia Meyer grew up in Los Altos. Her parents bought their home for $18,000, a far cry from how much homes are today.


Image from a home video shows Paul Nelson restraining his son during a bout of psychotic behavior caused by PANS. (CBS)

Stanford Devotes Clinic To Research Auto-Immune Disease PANS Which Causes Violent Episodes In Children

The disease called PANS, or Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome, is so new that many doctors don’t recognize it.


KPIX 5's Juliette Goodrich grew up at this home in Pleasanton. Her parents bought this home in 1973 for $56,000. It is currently worth about $850,000. (CBS)

KPIX 5 Juliette Goodrich’s Childhood Home An Example Of Hot Real Estate Market

With the Bay Area real estate market red hot, it’s hard to believe that houses were once sold for five figures. KPIX 5 reporter Juliette Goodrich went back to the East Bay home she grew up in to explore how the market has changed.