Michelle Griego

michelle griego bio head Michelle GriegoMichelle Griego joined CBS 5 on March 19th, 2012 as co-anchor of the CBS 5 Eyewitness News Early Edition, and can be seen weekday mornings from 4:30 -7am, and on CBS 5 Eyewitness News at Noon.

She joined CBS4 in June of 2005 as an Online Editor for the Web and a Web Specialist for TV before moving on to on-air reporting and anchoring.

Michelle is a Denver native, and she started her career in journalism at the age of 11. She co-anchored a kids’ news show called “Two Bits,” on KWGN-Channel 2, for two-and-a-half years. While she was an anchor, she spoke to high school students about the DARE program, covered presidential candidate Michael Dukakis and interviewed local celebrities.

Michelle attended Colorado State University and Metropolitan State College, where she was News Director of the campus television station. She was the winner of two Heartland Regional Emmys while in college, and has also received awards from the Colorado Broadcasters Association and the Society of Professional Journalists.

During her time working on the cbs4denver.com team, the site was the winner of the Colorado Broadcasters Association 2005 Award of Excellence for best TV Web Site.

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

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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


Pacific Mambo Orchestra

Bay Area’s Pacific Mambo Orchestra Wins Grammy

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


Oakland City Councilwoman 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.


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.


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…


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.



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.


(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…



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