SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC Bay Area announced today that Peggy Bunker will be joining the station as anchor/reporter starting on December 4. Bunker will anchor the stations midday newscast, NBC Bay Area News at 11 AM. In addition, she will serve as General Assignment reporter and fill-in anchor for Today in The Bay, NBC Bay Area's morning newscast.
Bunker's career in television has taken her coast-to-coast covering news and entertainment in a variety of roles. She has anchored a number of morning newscasts across the country including "World News Now" and "America This Morning" for ABC News in New York, "Good Day Colorado" at FOX's KDVR in Denver, and she was one of the original anchors for the nationally broadcast morning show, "The Daily Buzz" in L.A.
Most recently Bunker anchored morning and 11 AM news at KOMO4 in Seattle, WA where she received the 2012 National Gracie award for her reporting.
"We're happy to have a journalist of Peggy's caliber joining our newsroom. She brings with her a wealth of experience at both the local and national news levels," said Jonathan Mitchell, Vice President of NBC Bay Area News.Bunker is a native of Seattle, WA with a degree in English Literature from the University of Colorado at Boulder. ABOUT NBC BAY AREAOwned by NBC Universal, NBC Bay Area/KNTV is the Bay Area's investigative station located in the heart of Silicon Valley. The station is committed to providing continuous, in-depth news and journalism with unique personalities. Along with carrying NBC's award-winning daytime, prime-time and late night programming, NBC Bay Area produces more than 32 hours of news programming each week, including several, weekly news franchises: The Interview with Raj Mathai, Class Action with Jessica Aguirre, and Reality Check with Sam Brock. COZI TV, the station's digital network, offers a full schedule of America's most beloved and iconic television series, hit movies and original programming. COZI TV can be seen locally on Comcast 186, Verizon 460, and over-the-air on 11.3. SOURCE NBC Bay Area