Michelle Griego

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Michelle Griego joined KPIX 5 in March 2012 as co-anchor of KPIX 5 News This Morning, and can be seen weekday mornings from 4:30 -7am, and on KPIX 5 News at Noon. She also hosts Bay Area Focus, a locally produced talk show that airs Sunday mornings at 8 a.m. on the CW 44 Cable 12.

Michelle likes to be in the forefront of news. She’s covered the mass shooting at the Aurora movie theater; broadcast from New Orleans when the San Francisco 49ers went to the Super Bowl, the opening of the Bay Bridge and the SF Giants World Series Victory parade.

Before moving to the Bay Area, Michelle worked at CBS4 in Denver since 2005. Her favorite live shots include breaking news or “being knee-high in snow”.  The Colorado native started her career in journalism at the tender age of 11 where she co-anchored a kids’ news show, “Two Bits” for KWGN-TV for 2 ½ years.

Michelle attended Colorado State University and Metropolitan State College where she was News Director of the campus television station.

She was honored with an Emmy in 2014 for anchoring KPIX 5 at 6 AM.

When she’s not working, Michelle enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters.

To schedule an appearance for CBS 5 on-air reporters/anchors, please contact Akilah Monifa, Director of Communications and Public Affairs. Please provide the date, time, location of the event, number of attendees expected, and name and url of sponsoring organization.

Maggie Q as Beth in “Stalker” (credit: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014)

Maggie Q Talks About Her New CBS Show ‘Stalker’

KPIX 5’s Michelle Griego sat down and talked to the star of CBS’ new hit series “Stalker” Maggie Q

10/01/2014

Pacific Mambo Orchestra

Bay Area’s Pacific Mambo Orchestra Wins Grammy

Pacific Mambo Orchestra, a local Latin big band scored a Grammy on Sunday.

01/26/2014

Oakland Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf (Libby Schaff/A Better Oakland)

Flyers Of Jewish Councilwoman With Swastika On Her Face Posted In Oakland

Police in Oakland were investigating who’s behind fliers depicting a swastika on a Jewish councilwoman’s forehead. They were plastered throughout the Montclair district.

01/19/2014

A wild African serval. (CBS)

Wild Cat Hybrid Fad In California Concerning To Pet Experts

An exotic hybrid is the result of crossbreeding a domestic cat with an exotic “wild” cat, like a wild African serval or an Asian leopard cat. You can’t privately own wild cats like a serval in California, but you can take home the next best thing.

11/05/2013

TVD - "The Rager"

An Interview With Vampires

Michelle Griego chats w/ Joseph Morgan & Ian Somerhalder about vampires, family, accents & a sneak peak into their shows…

10/04/2013

Band members practice at Valley Christian High School in San Jose. (CBS)

Cool School: Valley Christian High School In San Jose

A high school band from San Jose will live out their dream of performing on a big stage in January.

11/14/2012

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Milpitas ‘Family Giving Tree’ Equips Students With Necessary Tools

A Milpitas non-profit organization is helping low-income children start the school year with the necessary tools they need to succeed.

07/13/2012

(L-R) Christopher Culberson & Hal Linden (credit: Bay Sunday)

‘The Scottsboro Boys’ Visit CBS 5’s Bay Sunday

This week on Bay Sunday, two amazing talents from the musical “The Scottsboro Boys,” Hal Linden & Christopher Culberson sat down and talked with Michelle Griego about the play…

07/06/2012

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