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Hello Sacramento!

Me: “Good Morning Bill and Giuliana! It’s Kris in Sacramento.” Bill and Giuliana Rancic: “Hello Sacramento!” That’s my typical greeting over IFB for our satellite interviews. On that morning, I was chatting to our guests in Chicago: the former Apprentice and his new bride from E! News. It’s fun talking into the ears of TV […]

Sacramento Love

A few blogs ago, I talked about juggling chainsaws inside the newsroom. A writing consultant said that is what a producer takes care of when she’s getting ready for hew news show. She’s juggling live reports on stories that are being updated in the field and over the news wires. She’s also coordinating new video […]

Sacramento and the Colbert Bump

Many people in our newsroom were tickled when Stephen Colbert interviewed Sacramento Mayor-Elect Kevin Johnson. We had to cover Johnson’s Comedy Central debut. Local luvin’ from a national cable TV program equals good times for our market. [from] And Colbert likes to ask the tough questions for the former NBA star: “…does it hurt […]

The Bread Store in Sacramento

A hearty lunch after survivng my week in the newsroom. Chicken w/rice soup and an El Cubano with ham and pickles

Sacramento International

Waiting for takeoff. Heading down to LA and spending time with my family. Death brings us together. I know she wants us to be strong and move on.

Watching the Cats in Sacramento

Watching the Cats in Sacramento, originally uploaded by queenkv. Another beautiful night at Raley Field. Waiting for the River Cats to score.

Lounging in an urban oasis in Sacramento

Lounging in an urban oasis in Sacramento, originally uploaded by queenkv. Chilling in the patio at the Spanish Fly and waiting for my appointment. A soothing escape from the newsroom

Sacramento River Cats

originally uploaded by queenkv. Having a blast at Raley Field. So far, one homerun for the River Cats

Old Sacramento

originally uploaded by queenkv. Tasting wine in an underground wine cellar. Some tasty bottles from San Simeon and Indian Springs


Welcome to my Brainpickings…. I am an Emmy Award-winning journalist with more than 14 years experience producing news shows and special projects. I also serve on the governing board for the Asian American Journalists Association. From chocolate classes in Lima to boules games in Ensenada, I am always hungry for an adventure, especially a tasty […]