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.
Chief Larry Esquivel met with the Story Road Business Association to try to address their concerns about crime and staffing levels.
In documents in the case, the three admitted to sexually assaulting the 15-year-old in 2012 and possessing naked photos of her, before she took her own life.
Gov. Jerry Brown said Monday his administration would soon declare an official drought designation for California to help maximize water resources across the state. Meanwhile, local Bay Area communities are already experiencing the effects.
Four small fires broke out near downtown San Jose on Friday morning—all not far from yesterday’s massive 5-alarm warehouse blaze—and San Jose fire officials said there are some striking similarities that suggests arson.
Federal agents at Mineta San Jose International Airport arrested a teenage boy from Mexico on New Year’s Eve after he allegedly brought a half-million dollars’ worth of methamphetamine in his luggage, authorities said Wednesday.
San Jose election officials have thrown out a measure that attempted to repeal the city’s ban on polystyrene food containers because thousands of signatures gathered were made up.
The attorney for three teenagers accused of sexually assaulting a Saratoga girl claims her parents are partly responsible for her suicide in response to a wrongful death lawsuit.
Cancer research at Stanford University received a major boost in the form of a multi-million dollar grant that will be used to study the recurrence of the disease.
Sullivan Solar Power, headquartered in San Diego, has started equipping some employees with Google Glass, which allows them to do multiple tasks.
Workers in San Jose will now earn $10 an hour and those in San Francisco will make $10.74.