Weekend Anchor / Reporter
Chinese News at 10
Ling-Chia Ku, with 20 years of TV reporting experience, is the KTSF Mandarin news co-anchor and reporter. She is also the weekend news editor and anchor. In addition to covering daily news in the San Francisco Bay Area, Ling-Chia Ku co-anchors the Mandarin News every other week. As a part of the previous “Under The Same Sky” feature news project, she had produced many important features and political events in Asia.
During her tenure at KTSF, Channel 26 TV, Ling-Chia Ku has won numerous professional journalistic awards and honors.
Before moving to San Francisco in 2001, Ling-Chia Ku worked for six years in Taiwan’s major media, mainly as a political TV reporter. One area of specialty is her special assignments for reporting on Taiwan’s presidential elections. In all of her stories, she has a commitment to the Chinese community to provide inspiring human-interest stories and the best quality.
Since high school, Ling-Chia Ku has wanted to pursue a career in journalism. She passed the National College exam in Taiwan and was accepted by the top journalism school at National Cheng-chi University. After graduation, she started her media career at a radio station covering Taipei City government news. With the rapid growth of cable TV industry in the 1990s in Taiwan, she began to devote herself to the TV media and worked for several mainstream TV stations in Taipei, such as Super TV, CTV and Power TV.
After moving to San Francisco in 2001, she worked for CH 66(KPST) as a reporter and back-up anchor, and in 2002 joined KTSF. With her solid training and experience, she is a professional who does her best.
Ling-Chia Ku’s numerous awards and honors include the following:
2015 President’s Community Volunteer Award
NCCMA Best commentary Award 2009, Best News Reporting Award 2008, Best News Reporting Award 2007.
And, NCCMA Outstanding Feature Reporting Award 2007, 2008, 2009 and Outstanding News Reporting 2004.
When Ling-Chia Ku isn’t working, she enjoys her free time reading, shopping, watching movies and traveling. Her dream is to travel all around the world.