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.
The competition between Apple and Samsung now extends to the military as both companies await approval for use of their mobile devices by the Pentagon, which has relied almost exclusively on the Blackberry.
The first passengers on the L.A. to San Jose flight were greeted at Mineta San Jose International Airport on Wednesday by Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin America – which is based in Burlingame.
That’s because interest rates have dropped since the team started construction on the project.
A first-of-its-kind conference in Redwood City on Monday sought to address school shootings and looks for solutions in how to prevent them.
The company that provides ambulances services for 14 Santa Clara County cities and its unincorporated areas has been put on notice: the county considers it to be in violation of its contract, and is rethinking the arrangement.
Civil rights groups were threatening to sue the San Francisco 49ers because they claim minority-owned businesses were shut out the contracting process for the $1.2 billion Santa Clara stadium.
The fire started on the third floor balcony at the InnVision Villa on 11th and E. San Antonio Streets—near San Jose State’s fraternity row at about 5:37 p.m. The flames quickly spread to the roof of the structure but all forty residents were evacuated safely.
Affordable housing advocates held a protest outside the Santa Clara County Housing Authority on Tuesday over proposed cuts to Section 8 housing vouchers.
The new budget for Silicon Valley’s Valley Transportation Authority calls for fares to stay flat, while increasing bus and light rail service over the next two fiscal years.
The suspect arrested for robbing Palo Alto’s Provident Credit Union last Saturday was the same man who crashed President Obama’s motorcade in the Peninsula last May.