Elizabeth Cook Bio, Wiki
Elizabeth Cook is a 10-time Emmy and two-time Edward R Murrow recipient anchor/reporter working for CBS News Bay Area, KPIX 5 serving as the 5 p.m. co-anchor and night-side reporter. She has been working with this station since 2011.
Elizabeth Cook Age
Born and raised in Los Angeles United States, Elizabeth keeps information regarding her dates of birth, age, birthday, and zodiac sign away from the limelight. Nevertheless, judging from her appearance, she might be around her 40’s.
Elizabeth Cook Height
Cook stands approximately 5 feet 6 inches (1. 68 m) and weighs around 65 kg.
Elizabeth Cook Education
For her Education, Elizabeth graduated from the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism earning a degree in Broadcasting Journalism.
Elizabeth Cook Career
Cook works for CBS News Bay Area, KPIX 5 as the 5 p.m. co-anchor and night-side reporter. Her passion for journalism commenced when she was a senior in high school. She loved hearing Tom Brokaw’s incredible stories from his career and became inspired by his immense compassion for viewers” Brokaw asked her if she had ever thought of being a journalist.
Less than a month after joining KPIX 5 as the 5 p.m. co-anchor and night-side reporter, Elizabeth was in San Francisco’s Mission District reporting a chaotic Occupy march when a protester shoved her and her cameraman. With only minutes to spare, the team got to safety and filed their report for the 11 p.m. news. For the next couple of years, Cook would complete her 5 p.m. show and then immediately jump in a live truck to file breaking stories throughout the Bay Area for the 11 p.m. news.
At KPIX 5, Elizabeth extensively reported the Occupy movement and the illegal sale and transport of guns in Oakland. She also reported Bay Area connections to some of the world’s biggest stories. She profiled a Bay Area man who assisted Syrian refugees to escape their country; reported on the California firm developing a serum to treat the Ebola virus; and reported a new medical device that is unlocking some of the mysteries of Parkinson’s Disease.
Elizabeth also exposed the controversial experiment to protect a threatened species of owl in Humboldt County and the illegal transport of California horses to out-of-state slaughterhouses. She’s been interested in highlighting some of the Bay Area’s most intriguing ladies, from the San Francisco Chronicle’s first female Editor-In-Chief Audrey Cooper to 49ers General Counsel Hannah Gordon.
Elizabeth never misses a chance to get back out in the field. She’s anchored shows from downtown Main Street following the 2014 Napa earthquake; on the turf at the Levi’s Stadium home opener; at the scene of the devastating China Basin fire; and inside San Francisco’s Super Bowl City leading up to the big game’s 50th anniversary.
She has great respect for co-anchor Ken Bastida. “He brings a breadth of experience to the anchor desk,” she says. “Part of the newscast is feeding off of each other, especially when there’s breaking news. It helps to know your co-anchor’s energy, know where they’re going.”
In 2013, Elizabeth also co-anchor the station’s 11 p.m. edition with Ken Bastida, the veteran journalist. She has great respect for Ken Bastida, co-anchor. “He brings a breadth of experience to the anchor desk,” she says.
While completing her degree at the prestigious USC Annenberg School, Elizabeth interned at ESPN and worked at The Jane Pauley Show at NBC. Upon graduating, she got her first on-air reporting career in Palm Springs.
Prior to becoming the primary news anchor at KMIR-TV, Elizabeth produced, reported, and served as a multi-media journalist. While there, she covered two of the deadliest fires in California history, visits from President George W. Bush, and the death of President Gerald Ford.
When Elizabeth isn’t behind the anchor desk, she enjoys chasing after her 3-year-old son, embarking on the endless quest to find the best coffee in the Bay Area, and exploring San Francisco restaurants with her husband.
Elizabeth Cook Awards
Cook is a ten-time Emmy and 2-time Edward R Murrow recipient. She is also the recipient of 2 NorCal RTNDA awards.
Elizabeth Cook’s Net Worth
In Elizabeth’s career as an anchor/reporter, she has been able to amass a net worth ranging between $1 Million-$ 5 Million.
Elizabeth Cook Salary
Cook acquires annual earnings that range between $ 89, 435, and $ 189,935.
Elizabeth Cook Parents and Siblings
Cook is a child who was raised by her devoted parents in the Los Angeles suburb of La Canada Flintridge. Her nationality is American and she is of White ancestry and ethnicity. Growing up, her mother and dad gave her the best upbringing and nourishment one could ask for. Besides this, Elizabeth has not revealed any further information concerning her parents or siblings if she has any.
Elizabeth Cook Husband
Cook is married to Brandon Behle, a sports anchor, director, and producer at a local station. The couple met and started dating while working together at NBC News in Springs.
Elizabeth Cook Kids
She and her husband, Brandon have two adorable sons namely Beau who was born in October 2019. The firstborn son’s details are not out yet.
Elizabeth Cook Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Cook is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts often. On her Twitter account, she has about
4,687 Followers around 4.1K followers on her Facebook page, and 1990 followers on her Instagram account.
Elizabeth Cook KPIX 5
Cook works at KPIX 5 where she works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Amanda Starrantino
- Reed Cowan
- Max Darrow
- Anne Makovec
- Katie Nielsen
- Mary Lee
- Kenny Choi
- John Ramos
- Don Ford
- Len Ramirez
- Juliette Goodrich
- Justin Andrews
- Andrea Nakano
- Vern Glenn
- Dennis O’Donnell
- Gianna Franco
- Paul Heggen
- Darren Peck
- Jessica Burch
- Brian Hackney