Liviakis, Vicki

Breaking news, feature reporting, and Vicki Liviakis all go hand-in-hand. A trained Journalist from the University of California at Berkeley where she also studied politics, Liviakis is always on the move. She’s traveled the globe, hosting on-location from Hollywood to Hong Kong. The recipient of Emmys®, RNTDA awards among many others, she currently anchors the evening news at KRON4 and shoots, writes, and produces news profiles as well as the Dine & Dish local food scene feature.

A survivor of the massive East Bay Firestorm in 1991, Vicki has hosted fire safety programs and recently traveled to Maui and interviewed people affected by the devastating wildfire. Those of us who go back a while are aware of San Francisco’s popular radio station KFRC. Liviakis was an anchor and news director in radio before heading into TV. After KFRC, Liviakis went on to host and report for a variety of local and national television programs including The West, produced at Sacramento station KCRA. She was a national correspondent and news magazine host for Fox, CBS and NBC. She anchored the Travel Update program syndicated on more than 100 TV stations in the U.S. and several other countries.