KCBS’s Matt Bigler started as a reporter/anchor in 2004, and is now based in San Jose working out of the Silicon Valley Bureau. Matt co-anchors the 5:00am hour with Susan Leigh Taylor in San Francisco, and can also be seen on TV most mornings updating CBS 5’s Early Edition.
Before KCBS, Bigler cut his teeth in newsradio working at KMPH/KTRB in Fresno, KFBK Sacramento and KIRO in Seattle. Matt is a graduate of Fresno Pacific University with dual majors in English/Drama and Biblical Studies. While at school, Matt was the sports announcer for college basketball, volleyball and soccer, and performed in numerous theatrical productions. He has also studied Spanish extensively in Mexico and Spain.
Matt has been awarded several prestigious honors for his reporting including a National Headliner award for “Hired Hands,” stories about the lives of migrant day laborers in Silicon Valley, and several regional Edward R. Murrow and APTRA awards for sports and feature reporting.
When he’s not behind the mic, Matt enjoys honing his culinary skills in the kitchen, camping, backpacking, wine tasting, reading, video gaming, and traveling abroad. He’s also a big film buff, making it his goal every year to watch all of the movies nominated for best picture before Oscar night.
Firefighters responded to a 2-alarm blaze at a lumber mill in San Jose Tuesday morning, fire officials said.
In the wake of last month’s quake in Napa, app developers are trying to step in to help build out the state’s under-funded earthquake early-warning system.
49ers President Avoids Direct Comment On Domestic Violence Controversy During Ethics In Sport Symposium
Moral character is a key factor the San Francisco 49ers consider in recruiting players, a top team official said Thursday, acknowledging the difficulty of accurately assessing how an athlete will ultimately behave on and off the field.
Apple is expected to take the wraps off several new consumer products on Tuesday morning—everything from new iPhones to a possible “ iWatch.”
Amid the search for the mountain lion that mauled a six-year-old boy near a Cupertino Winery on Sunday, wildlife advocates say California’s drought may have been a factor in the attack.
Some 10,000 Anthem Blue Cross members are no longer covered at Stanford Health Care Hospital because of a contract dispute the where the hospital abruptly cancelled the Anthem’s contract.
A San Jose Goodwill worker found $7,500 cash in a donated suit pocket and went through the painstaking process to return the money to the owner, who then repaid the organization a portion of those findings.
Newark Memorial High School teacher Krista Hodges came under fire over tweets that included “I already wanna stab kids” and they “make my trigger finger feel itchy.”
The fire was contained in less than an hour and along with evacuations, it did cause some road closures in the area.
A high-tech earthquake laboratory in the Central Valley, that has been studying the San Andreas Fault, is in danger of shutting down as funding has dried up for the unique lab in Parkfield.