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Linda Yee

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Linda Yee has been a general assignment reporter for KPIX 5 Eyewitness News since 2005. She also does political coverage, investigative and feature stories.

Previously she was a reporter and producer at KRON-TV and a producer and newswriter at KGO-TV.

Yee has been awarded six Emmys for news, including a National Emmy for coverage of the Oscar Grant protests and riots in Oakland in 2009.

Other recognition include: Radio and Television News Director awards, UPI award, AP award, World Affairs Council International Journalism Award, Columbia University Journalism Award, Asian American Journalists Association National Award.

Yee is a Silver Circle member of the National Association of Television Arts & Sciences.

She attended San Francisco State University and graduated with a degree in Journalism.

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Jarvell Smart falsely confessed to being an accomplice in a gang-related shooting when he was 15. Smart, now 24, remains in prison. (Sacramento County District Attorney / CBS)

NorCal Experts Say Juveniles More Likely To Falsely Confess To Crimes

A video obtained by KPIX 5 shows a Northern California teenager who was interrogated by authorities admitting to a crime he didn’t commit. Experts said teen suspects are more likely to give false confessions.

11/09/2013

Graham Nash (credit: KPIX)

Rock Star Graham Nash Brings Photos Of Legendary Musicians To San Francisco

Music legend Graham Nash is showing his photography at a SF gallery. Linda Yee reports…

08/24/2013

Students raise glasses of beer in a toast (Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images)

Rohnert Park Cracks Down On House Parties Near Sonoma State

An emergency ordinance passed by the City of Rohnert Park is targeting wild and noisy house parties near the Sonoma State University campus.

08/16/2013

Former San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew. (CBS)

Ex-San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew Out Of Prison, In Halfway House

After serving five years in federal prison for bribery and extortion, KPIX 5 has learned that former San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew has been released and is living in a halfway house in the city’s Tenderloin district.

08/06/2013

Grace Slick Art Exhibition

Grace Slick, Jefferson Airplane Diva, Recalls SF’s Summer Of Love

Rock diva Grace Slick spoke with KPIX 5 reporter Linda Yee about the early years of the Jefferson Airplane and the Summer of Love in San Francisco.

05/19/2013

The Disney character Merida as seen before (L) and after (R) a makeover. (Disney)

‘Brave’ Creator Rips Disney For Heroine Merida’s ‘Sexy’ Makeover

A Disney character known for being a headstrong heroine appears a bit different now, and the Bay Area filmmaker behind the movie “Brave” says Disney should be ashamed.

05/14/2013

Screengrab from a Coke television ad for the Super Bowl. (Courtesy: Coca Cola Co.)

Advertisers Give Sneak Peek Of Super Bowl Commercials Online

Super Bowl ads have become as popular as the game itself. While kickoff is still days away, some companies are offering a sneak peek to generate buzz.

01/23/2013

‘CSI: NY' Star Works With Bay Area Vets Groups

‘CSI: NY’ Star Works With Bay Area Vets Groups

“CSI: NY,” actor Gary Sinise devotes his time working with veterans’ groups and plays in a band raising money to build homes for amputees. Linda Yee reports…

10/13/2012

DC Shoes, KEN BLOCK'S GYMKHANA FIVE: ULTIMATE URBAN PLAYGROUND; SAN FRANCISCO

Streets Of San Francisco Star In Rally Car Viral Video

A souped-up rally car burned some serious rubber on the streets of San Francisco, for a viral video posted on YouTube Monday.

07/10/2012

Larry and Barbara Richardson. (CBS)

Couple Who Built Replica Golden Gate Bridge Making First SF Visit

The City by the Bay has rolled out the red carpet for some unlikely VIP’s. A Kansas couple, who built a large replica of the Golden Gate Bridge, is visiting San Francisco for the first time.

06/05/2012

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